Yearly Archives: 2014

Spring Data Cassandra goes M1

Spring Data Cassandra has achieved first milestone release status (M1) today as part of the Spring Data Release Train Dijkstra! Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is planned for May 1, with the final release slated for June 1.
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Early project estimation

Over the last few years I've been experiencing conflicts between pure agile development and the need for budgeting. At SciSpike we do everything agile and it works for us. We have a good idea of the velocity of our teams and can often be very accurate in our estimates. Often, when working on client projects,…
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Spring Data Cassandra is Official

Spring Data Cassandra, developed in part by yours truly, is official! Prerelease is available and is now part of the Spring Data ecosystem. View the spring-projects GitHub repo here.
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Getting Started on OrientDB

In my previous blog post I praised the open-source database Orient DB. I’ve received many email from people since asking me questions about Orient DB or telling me that they’d love to try Orient DB out but don’t know where to start. I though it is time for me to contribute to the Orient DB…
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Cluster Aware via Gossip

Auto-discover cluster A common problem in the cloud is, how to discover peers/nodes in a dynamic cluster environment. This is difficult because peers can come online and drop off without notice. Often peers on the network will be replaced rather than recovered (with new IPs). Also, many clouds don't allow broadcast messages either. Each cloud…
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OrientDB Tutorial

In this video series, Petter Graff (the founder of SciSpike) provides a tutorial for how to get started on Orient DB. The video series consist of 5 tutorials and are supported by the following blogpost
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