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David Bosschaert: Running pure Jasmine unit tests through Maven

I have always really liked writing unit tests. For the simple reason that with those I know that I did all I could to ensure my algorithms worked as planned. Sure, even with high code coverage there is still a chance that you're missing a situation in your tests, but at least once you know this you can fill the gap by adding an additional test. And, of course, you want to run these tests automatically as part of a regular build. No...

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Andrew Nierman: A pg_basebackup Wish List

A pg_basebackup Wish List pg_basebackup was introduced in Postgres 9.1 as a simple way to take base backups of a running database cluster. This was a great addition to our small group of PostgreSQL Client Applications. The pg_basebackup approach differs from the standard pg_start_backup(), rsync (or other file system copy), pg_stop_backup() approach in that it uses the replication protocol over a standard Postgres connection to make...