Apr 092017

As we all know document databases are very different from the so-got-used-to Relational Databases (RDBMS). In RDBMS when designing the database, one goes through the process of the so called data normalization. Normalization involves arranging attributes in relations based on dependencies between attributes, ensuring that the dependencies are properly enforced by database integrity constraints. Normalization is accomplished through applying some formal rules either by a process of [… read more]

CodePlex to GitHub migration

 Posted by on April 3, 2017
Apr 032017

Microsoft is closing CodePlex after 11 years of it’s existence. The announcement came out through the Brian Harry’s blog. In the blog post Microsoft practically admitted that they are not keeping up with GitHub which has become de-facto the repository for the open-source projects. Actually even Microsoft itself is hosting some of their open source initiatives such as Visual Studio Code, TypeScript, .NET, the Cognitive Toolkit, [… read more]

Apr 022017

If we were to implement a solution that uses queues, the first thing that comes to our mind is to use one of the already baked systems that support queuing. There is really a proliferation of open-and-closed source software such as: RabitMQ ZeroMQ IBM MQ Series MSMQ (Microsoft Message Queuing) and many many others There are however other kind of queues, and those are directly [… read more]