Archive for July, 2010

SSMS Addins – Object Finder – DataScripter

via ssmsaddins.codeplex.com While searching yet again for the SQL to find a particular piece of text inside SQL server proc definitions I came across this cool Addin project that does exactly that and also has other cool features like generating the data insert scripts for a table. Posted via email from Sijin Joseph

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Regular Expression to check for primes

perl -wle ‘print “Prime” if (1 x shift) !~ /^1?$|^(11+?)\1+$/’ [number] via montreal.pm.org This is a nice trick to check if a number is prime using regular expressions, I am going to try and see how this performs compared to regular methods and see if anything interesting comes up. Posted via email from Sijin Joseph

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Summary of use cases for non-relational storage

To understand why NoSQL is important to you as an app developer, let’s consider the use cases for some of these features: Frequently-written, rarely read statistical data (for example, a web hit counter) should use an in-memory key/value store like Redis, or an update-in-place document store like MongoDB. Big Data (like weather stats or business […]

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Meditation: Why Bother?

And just because of the simple fact that you are human, you find yourself heir to an inherent unsatisfactoriness in life which simply will not go away. You can suppress it from your awareness for a time. You can distract yourself for hours on end, but it always comes back–usually when you least expect it. […]

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