Datenbank Autonomie

Oder warum sollten sich mehrere Anwendungen nicht dieselbe Datenbank teilen? http://www.flickr.com/photos/breville/10731809645/sizes/l/ Viele Köche verderben den Brei: Diseconomy of Scale Eine gemeinsame Datenbank (geteilt zwischen Anwendungen und/oder Teams) sorgt für unterschiedliche Interessen u... [More]

MSSQL Log Size

I have a test environment for an application. From time to time I take the database to my local development environment. A smaller database log means less network latency and a faster local reproduction scenario. After a while of pumping data into a MSSQL Server instance the log can grow a bit – eve... [More]

MSSQL Backup Size

I have a test environment for an application. From time to time I take the database to my local development environment. A smaller backup means less network latency and a faster local reproduction scenario. Since 2008 Microsoft SQL Server comes with a feature called backup compression. I gave it a t... [More]

Asynchronicity rules the world

Designing architecture for a scalable system always involves thinking asynchronous parts. For example: placing an order to a system. At first sight this process of course requires feedback. What happens if the order is invalid because it contains incorrect data? Especially for the non-technical stak... [More]

Adobe, trust, WTF

Mixed language content was in the past a good indicator for phishing – just not as professional as the real provider. Today I received an e-mail by Adobe that asks me to change my password, as they were being hacked in the past and beside passwords (not even hashes? what the hell), program code as w... [More]