April, 2010

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Experience matters

SidsAvenue

I read this quote somewhere "Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment" and was thinking how true is it. I feel to a very large extent. Some of the other quotes like "Failure is success postponed" "Failure is stepping stone to Success" "Success is failure turned inside out" try to convey that don't worry if your are not successful.

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Half Burnt Bread stories

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Has this happened with you? A friend(s) of yours comes to you whenever he/she is feeling low and you are made to hear his tragic stories. I guess it happens with everybody of us and in fact we all do this. As and when we are feeling a little low, we all need somebody to hear us, somebody to console us, somebody to keep us motivated and keep us going.

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Fragile: Handle with care

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I always believed that I am in total control of my life. I plan and decide what has to happen and when it has to happen. If anybody tried to mess around with my plan, I would get irritated, have heated arguments and end up hurting the other guy and myself. But I was forced to rethink, reconsider the way I treated my life, people around me. Sometime last week, we received an internal communication in my office about death of one of our colleagues.

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Kudos to all the brainy people at work

SidsAvenue

Today is my birthday and you know what so special about it that am writing this post( Of course, its my birthday so its special but apart from it), the thing is the number of SMSes I received from retail service providers like banks, shopping malls, Fitness and Spa shops, ready-made garments shops etc have outnumbered the wishes I received from my near and dear ones.

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.