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Amazon Redshift and Designing for Resilience - All Things Distributed

Amazon Redshift and Designing for Resilience - All Things Distributed: "As you may remember from our announcement at re: Invent in November 2012, Amazon Redshift is a fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service that delivers fast query performance at less than one tenth the cost of most traditional data warehouse systems. I’ve been eagerly waiting for Amazon Redshift’s launch since we announced the service preview at re: Invent and I’m delighted that it’s now available for all customers in the US East (N. Virginia) Region, with additional AWS Regions planned for the coming months. "

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Syndicated 2013-02-15 18:43:00 from sness


asm.js: "Abstract

This specification defines asm.js, a strict subset of JavaScript that can be used as a low-level, efficient target language for compilers. This sublanguage effectively describes a safe virtual machine for memory-unsafe languages like C or C++. A combination of static and dynamic validation allows JavaScript engines to employ an ahead-of-time (AOT) optimizing compilation strategy for valid asm.js code."

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Syndicated 2013-02-15 18:41:00 from sness

Zerg demo - spawned for each web request

Zerg demo - spawned for each web request: "
300 sec is how long it takes to launch a Linux instance to availability on Amazon EC2.
50 sec is the time between power on and the lock screen for an Android phone.
4.1 sec ago is when we received your request. Within this time we managed to create a new Xen instance, boot it, and run the application that rendered the page you are viewing. By the time you are done reading this, the instance will be gone."

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Syndicated 2013-02-15 18:00:00 from sness

A Thorough Introduction To Backbone.Marionette | Smashing Coding

A Thorough Introduction To Backbone.Marionette | Smashing Coding: "So, once you start getting into more advanced applications, it’s no longer so simple. Backbone.Marionette was created to alleviate a lot of the growing pains of Backbone development. Backbone.Marionette “make[s] your Backbone.js apps dance with a composite application architecture!,” according to its author."

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Syndicated 2013-02-14 22:22:00 from sness

HIDUINO: Your Arduino is Now A MIDI Interface

HIDUINO: Your Arduino is Now A MIDI Interface: "[Dimitri Diakopoulos] dropped into our tip line to let us know his HIDUINO project. The HIDUINO is a set of firmware for the ATmega8u2 used in the new revisions of the Arduino  (Uno, and Mega2560 for example).  Once the HIDUINO is loaded your Arduino can show up as any HID compliant device you wish, no extra drivers necessary. This means that using this firmware, music software such as Max, Ableton, Reaktor etc can read and write MIDI directly to/from the Arduino. Currently the project is for direct USB-MIDI communication but could be altered to act as a variety of HID devices."

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Syndicated 2013-02-14 21:08:00 from sness

Call for Papers

Call for Papers: "Due March 28, 2013
OOPSLA Research Papers

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Syndicated 2013-02-14 18:18:00 from sness

Dates | http://www.kdd.org/kdd2013

Dates | http://www.kdd.org/kdd2013: "Demonstration submissions due: April 5, 2013"

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Syndicated 2013-02-14 18:18:00 from sness

How do you completely delete projects in Xcode? - Stack Overflow

How do you completely delete projects in Xcode? - Stack Overflow: "For Xcode 4, you can go to the Organizer by clicking the button at the top right, and then you'll see your projects. Right click the one you want to remove, and choose "Remove from Organizer..." This will remove all the associated data. I don't know if this is an option in previous versions of Xcode."

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Syndicated 2013-02-14 17:24:00 from sness

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