Posts Tagged: cassandra

Dependency overload … or laziness?

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This is something that started bugging me back in the maven area — when I switched from the likes of Ant as a build tool, which was relying on the user being explicit about a lot of things and doing a lot of the grunt work for it, to the maven world. Now maven was […]

Apache Cassandra

Small (Yet Interesting!) Cassandra Test

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I have worked recently in Netflix on a project which was hitting one of our Cassandra clusters. (By the way, we use Cassandra here a lot, wherever possible we prefer it to RDBMS, so we got tons of instances running Cassandra.) Part of what my code had to do was to retrieve a set of […]

Of “Big Brother” and Technology

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This subject came to my attention recently following a few tweets from Dierk K├Ânig around this — see this tweet for instance. To summarize, there’s an ongoing discussion on social media channels (and not only!) around the fear that technology we (and by “we” I am referring to us, techies) create lands in the lap […]