Friday, 1st November 2013
NoSQL: What is the “best” solution for storing high volumes of structured data?
On the right setup, PostgreSQL can handle petabytes. There are also commercial vendors such as Greenplum that offer data warehouse solutions built on a modified version of PostgreSQL.[... 80 words]
Is it better to create your own framework, or would it be best to just use Django or something like that?
You should absolutely use an existing framework such as Django rather than writing your own.[... 176 words]
Will a professional programmer lose anything if he doesn’t learn object oriented programming?
Yes. OOP is a very important programming concept—a professional programmer who is not familiar with it will be unable to understand vast swathes of high quality existing code and will have a great deal of trouble passing interviews or contributing effectively at great companies.[... 95 words]