Hadoop in 5 minutes

What is Hadoop really? Hadoop is an open source development project managed by Apache.  It is based on some technology originally written by Google.  There are multiple modules (code bases) available and all perform different tasks, but all focused on the primary directive of Hadoop, processing large volumes of data in a highly available environment. […]

Entity Framework 6: Taming the Open Connection Conundrum

Here’s an Entity Framework scenario for you: You’re using Entity Framework 6. Check. You’re using a custom database initializer to init your DEV and TEST databases. Specifically the DropCreateDatabaseAlways initializer. Yup, that’s me. Your project contains 1 or more Unit Test projects that utilize the above. Do you have a unit test project? Say yes.[…]