Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Taming Zookeeper - introduction and “how to” for Java and Python

Zookeeper is one of the most versatile projects out there but still somewhat underutilized and feared; however, almost every software pro...

Friday, June 6, 2014

Beating the binary search algorithm – interpolation search, galloping search

Binary search is one of the simplest yet most efficient algorithms out there for looking up data in sorted arrays. The question is, can it...

Monday, May 26, 2014

Java 8 parallel sort - internals

Java 8 is a quite big update to the platform and luckily they focused on multicore systems too. The new Arrays.parallelSort() implementa...

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Git cheat sheet - the most useful commands

After a little practise, Git can be fully utilised from the command line without any GUI. Adding, committing, pulling, and pushing is part ...