|The MariaDB Foundation Announces General Availability of MariaDB 10
The MariaDB Foundation, an independent body that promotes the popular open source database MariaDB, announced today the much-anticipated general availability of MariaDB 10, providing today’s generation of application developers with enhanced performance and functionality.
Among the key improvement areas:
|MySQL query engine:Shard-Query
is a high performance MySQL query engine that offers increased parallelism compared to stand-alone MySQL. This is achieved by taking advantage of MySQL partitioning, MySQL sharding, common MySQL query clauses like BETWEEN and IN, or some combination of the above.
|The Rise And Fall of Languages in 2013
“On the surface, 2013 appeared to be a quiet year in terms of language popularity and adoption. The reality, however, suggests considerable activity. As I usually do in January, I analyze several language metrics from multiple sources: Ohloh.net, which measures activity across almost 600,000 open-source projects, Google Trends, and the much maligned Tiobe index…”
|An Online Handbook for C++ Developer
|Review Requirements Anywhere
ReqView is a document based requirements definition tool enabling effective offline collaboration.
ReqView provides the following tools/components:
Git Immersion is a guided tour that walks through the fundamentals of Git, inspired by the premise that to know a thing is to do it.
Git is a powerful, sophisticated system for distributed version control. Gaining an understanding of its features opens a new and liberating approach to source code management. The surest path to mastering Git is to immerse oneself in its utilities and operations, to experience it first-hand.
|Vagrant – Development Environments Made Easy
Vagrant provides easy to configure, reproducible, and portable work environments built on top of industry-standard technology and controlled by a single consistent workflow to help maximize the productivity and flexibility of you and your team.To achieve its magic, Vagrant stands on the shoulders of giants. Machines are provisioned on top of VirtualBox, VMware, AWS, or any other provider. Then, industry-standard provisioning tools such as shell scripts, Chef, or Puppet, can be used to automatically install and configure software on the machine.
Gearman provides a generic application framework to farm out work to other machines or processes that are better suited to do the work. It allows you to do work in parallel, to load balance processing, and to call functions between languages. It can be used in a variety of applications, from high-availability web sites to the transport of database replication events. In other words, it is the nervous system for how distributed processing communicates.
Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and color-key transparency, configurable font, different window styles.
Virtual Router is a free, open source software-based router for PCs running Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. Using Virtual Router, users can wirelessly share any internet connection (WiFi, LAN, Cable Modem, Dial-up, Cellular, etc.) with any WiFi device (Laptop, Smart Phone, iPod Touch, iPhone, Android Phone, Zune, Netbook, wireless printer, etc.). These devices connect to Virtual Router just like any other access point, and the connection is completely secured using WPA2 (the most secure wireless encryption).
|Chrome Bugs Allow Sites to Listen to Your Private Conversations
By exploiting bugs in Google Chrome, malicious sites can activate your microphone, and listen in on anything said around your computer, even after you’ve left those sites.
Even while not using your computer – conversations, meetings and phone calls next to your computer may be recorded and compromised.
When your eyes get tired and you start feeling the eye strain, but still have some work to do, use the Exercises for Eyes. Regular eye exercises can help you improve eyesight and prevent eye diseases such as nearsightedness and farsightedness.