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By Stephan Hochhaus and Manuel Schoebel, excerpted from Meteor in Action
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Oftentimes usernames and passwords are not the only option you want to give your users to log into an application. Being able to use an existing account to log into a site lowers the barrier of signing up by not having to type in a single bit of...
on Feb 12, 2015
By Chris Birchall, Re-Engineering Legacy Software
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Every developer is occasionally guilty of writing code knowing it’s not perfect, but is good enough for now. In fact, this is often the correct approach. As Voltaire wrote,
“Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.” (Perfect is the enemy of good.)
In other words...
on Nov 22, 2014
by Dan McCreary and Ann Kelly, Authors of Making Sense of NoSQL
Bigtable systems are important NoSQL data architecture patterns because they can quickly scale to manage large data volumes. They are also known to be closely tied with many MapReduce systems. In this article from Making Sense of NoSQL, the authors discuss how Bigtable systems store data using row and column keys and how they...
on Sep 10, 2012