Monthly Archives: March 2011

MongoDB Pre-Splitting for Faster Data Loading and Importing

Once nice thing about playing with Webdis is that I can watch the import rate of my multi-billion document MongoDB import in nearly real-time. The downside of that is that I quickly found that once I got a few hundred … Continue reading

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Finally Learning Python using Google’s Videos

Back in 2006 I asked which language I should learn next: Ruby or Python. Well, I finally got around to feeding my brain a bit. I recently discovered Google’s Python Class and have watched the first few videos. So far … Continue reading

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