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5 items tagged “billdehora”


Magnificent Seven—the value of Atom. The seven core things that Atom solves so that you don’t have to. # 19th October 2008, 10:24 pm

3 and 1/2 minutes to sort a Terabyte, and a look at Hadoop’s code structure. Bill de hÓra uses some clever static analysis tools to explore Hadoop’s 100,000+ lines of code. # 7th July 2008, 2:15 pm


Large codebases are the problem, not the language they’re written in. Find a way to break/decompose big codebases into little ones.

Bill de hÓra # 27th September 2007, 3:11 pm

A binary compatible wire call is still a binary compatible wire call, no matter how much XML you put on it.

Bill de hÓra # 23rd March 2007, 12:56 am

FIPA Abstract Architecture. Bill de hÓra shows how the work of the Intelligent Agents communit relates to SOA / WS-*. We studied FIPA at University and the parallels to parts of the Web Service stack are pretty interesting. # 17th January 2007, 11:32 pm