Last week I co-presented a webinar for BodhTree. Title of the Seminar was ‘Is my problem a Big Data problem?’. Target audience were Enterprise BI Managers and C-Level executives, trying to understand if they had a Big Data problem at hand and what could be the steps to identify and then start off with their first Big Data project.
Sometime back, I read Scott Hanselman’s post on how meticulous he is about it backup strategy. That kind of meticulousness ensures you don’t ever lose any data whatsoever and you downtime in case of disaster is a minimum. Well, today I realized that Backups can help you with upgrades as well. So I am going to share how my backup strategy helped me upgrade my Hard disk without any Software Reinstall. A little bit of background first (or you can jump straight to the Upgrade).
Woke up today morning (afternoon) to the news that Microsoft Store India’s site had been hacked and it’s plain text user passwords put up for everyone’s benefit!
This article has grown a little long in the tooth because SignalR has changed significantly since this was written more than a year ago. I recently co-wrote a new article with Suprotim Agarwal in the DNC Magazine. If you are a .NET Dev I strongly recommend you subscribe to this Free Bi-monthly Magazine. The source code for the article is on Github Repository of DotNetCurry. You can see the sample live here.
Last weekend (October 29, 2011) I attended a training on Hadoop, arranged by my employer. It started on Friday afternoon ended Sunday evening, in 6 batches of 4 hours each. In the end, all 20 attendees had their brains spilling out of their ears, but each one of us had a blast! It was a fabulous series!