Daily Archives: April 23, 2012

Cassandra User Group: Jonathan Ellis Discusses Cassandra 1.1

At the Cassandra User Group Meetup tonite, Jonathan Ellis discussed Apache Cassandra 1.1 for an hour and answered questions. Jonathan Ellis is project chair for Apache Cassandra and co-founder of DataStax. “Apache Cassandra 1.1 includes several significant new features, like … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary of Some Famous Personal Computers

This week is the 30th anniversary of some of the earliest personal computers. TRS-80 Model 100: Interview With John R. Hogerhuis ZX Spectrum’s chief designers reunited 30 years on Although my high school had one personal computer, a Commodore PET, … Continue reading

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Briggs’ Law: It Takes About 10 Years for a Filesystem or Database Engine to Mature

I propose the following new computer science law: Briggs’ Storage Law: It Takes About 10 Years for a Filesystem or Database Engine to Mature If you think this makes sense, please add a new wikipedia entry that links here. Filesystem … Continue reading

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