Lessons learnt from the world of Software Development, Object Oriented Design and .NET Architecture.
It is a two way communication between Visual Studio … Continue reading
RDS (in AWS) offers a LIVE read-replica of your RDS instance – which is essential in DR scenarios.
1. Replicate the entire Application – not just RDS
Your application must be able to function in both source and target locations. That … Continue reading
Document management is a little different from content management. The goal of content management is to allow end users to edit live content – and have it appear instantly (publish).
Document management involves a more complex workflow – and typically … Continue reading
Here are some notes from the field…
For PROD environments, use Multi-AZ deployment (mirroring) and provisioned IOPS. It is much harder to change this after the fact – if you want to ‘upsize’ your RDS instance.
Recreating a prod environment from a … Continue reading
Object oriented design starts with either an inheritance hierarchy or an interface based design. Component based design also uses Object oriented concepts, but instead of inheritance (or interfaces), utilizes object composition.
I don’t know why Microsoft has to change things around completely with every new release of MS Office. However, if you have an existing MS PPT 2010 presentation – and need to save that as a THEME (new name for … Continue reading
I do not like the default Outlook fonts. I prefer Palatino Linotype for all my new messages. In addition, I like to specifically mark MY responses – in an email chain – so that people do not confuse who said … Continue reading
If you are stuck with a non-widescreen template (theme), you may still be able to show your LIVE presentation in widescreen mode. This can be done by:
Click the Design tab, and then click Slide Size.
Change from Standard (4:3) to Widescreen … Continue reading
If you need instance separation – that is – you want to isolate two different databases completely – while hosting them on the same physical box, you can install SQL Server multiple times on the same box. This does incur … Continue reading
Cloud Foundry – An alternative PaaS – competes with Elastic BeanStalk and AppFabric from Azure.
Cloud Foundry PaaS supports apps written in Ruby, Node.js., and Java
Developers can add their own applications and runtimes by building Custom Buildpacks