blog.jetbrains.com blog.jetbrains.com

Announcing the PyCharm 4 Release Candidate

We are now approaching the final steps towards the PyCharm 4 release. So today we’re happy to announce the availability of the PyCharm 4 Release Candidate. Please take it for a spin and give us your feedback. The PyCharm 4 RC build 139.431 is available for download from the Early Access Preview page. PyCharm 4 Release Candidate mostly includes a consolidation of fixes for bugs comparing to previous EAP builds. For the detailed list...

blog.acolyer.org blog.acolyer.org

End-to-End Arguments in System Design

End-to-end arguments in system design – Saltzer, Reed, & Clark 1984. A true classic from 30 years ago. From the abstract: This paper presents a design principle that helps guide placement of functions among the modules of a distributed computer system. The principle, called the end-to-end argument, suggests that functions placed at low levels of a system may be redundant or of little value when compared with the cost of...

dotrising.com dotrising.com

UK Blog Awards “record” entries for 2015

Over 2,000 bloggers have entered into next year’s awards compared to 900 in 2014, more than doubling last year’s figures. The UK Blog Awards – taking place in April – celebrate company and individual talent across 12 industry categories including health, travel and automotive and 2 sub-categories commending young and innovative bloggers. All entrants are now open to a public vote process, which will close on Wednesday 3...

planetmariadb.org planetmariadb.org

RDS for Aurora unveiled at AWS re:Invent - Peter Zaitsev

One of the big announcements at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent 2014 conference this week was the unveiling of Aurora. The result of years of internal work, Aurora, currently in preview, is a MySQL 5.6-compatible option that “combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases” on the AWS infrastructure. The Aurora database engine will be made...