About configuration and databases

April 25, 2010 | By Gustavo Sandrigo | No Comments | Filed in: Software Design, Tool Box.

I have spent a significant amount of work searching on Google, Bing and Yahoo for answers to the question “Where does configuration belong?” At work we have a Configuration Service that provides the means to get configuration information that is stored in the database to all of our services and websites. This solution seems to • Read More »

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New year, new responsibilities

February 26, 2010 | By Gustavo Sandrigo | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

It’s been a while since I posted something here. It was not because I had nothing to say but because things were moving at a high rate of speed and I needed to focus to make sure I did not break my neck. You are probably wondering what I am talking about … well let’s • Read More »

Update

May 16, 2009 | By Gustavo Sandrigo | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Hi everyone, it’s been a while since I posted in my blog. I am sure at least one person out there noticed. I intend to post regularly again, at least every other week. So to that one reader who apparently checks this blog on Thursdays … I’m back, thanks for waiting.

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What is the promise of cloud computing?

January 10, 2009 | By Gustavo Sandrigo | No Comments | Filed in: Capacity, Cloud Computing, New Technologies, Scalability.

The cloud is the latest buzz word. Everything can live in the cloud; some even say that it is web 3.0, and as such it will change the way we do things. The problem is that at this stage the cloud is too much like the real clouds, for lack of a better term cloudy. • Read More »

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Can Pex be a part of TDD?

January 10, 2009 | By Gustavo Sandrigo | No Comments | Filed in: C#, Leadership, Tool Box.

I read about this tool called Pex from Microsoft Research. This is the description from their website. Right from the code editor, Pex finds interesting input-output values of your methods, which you can save as a small test suite with high code coverage. Pex performs a systematic analysis, hunting for boundary conditions, exceptions and assertion • Read More »

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