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Writing Practice - 3/20/18 - Bad News

Write about bad news…

It’s worse when the delivery is poor, too. It’s easy to hear when it comes from someone who loves you, who cares about you, who will be there to hold you after the revelations sink in and your heart has disintegrated into the void in your chest at the announcement. 467 more words

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  • Process is abstraction of running program.
  • Each process has one thread by default and can create more threads.
  • Process is a context within which threads run.
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Linux Kernel Internals

Computed columns with scalar functions

Scalar functions can be a real headache when you’re performance tuning. For one, they don’t parallelize. In fact, if you use a scalar function in a computed column, it will prevent any query that uses that table from going parallel – … 448 more words


Java 8: A quick introduction to Parallelism and the Spliterator

With the release of Java 8 a number of new language features were introduced [1]. These included lambda functionsstreamsand completable futures… 1,836 more words

[Day 622] Is your life parallelism or just mere concurrency?

Today in our parallel computing class, we learned about two concepts that people often confuse for one another: parallelism and concurrency. Concurrency is when you deal with a lot of things at once, while parallelism is doing a lot of things at once. 98 more words


Parallelism in The Last Jedi (spoilers, obvs.)

Parallelism, often seen in literature and film, connects two concepts to show their connection. Parallelism in story telling is great – it makes whatever idea or concept it is portraying memorable. 382 more words


Ubuntu: convert an MKV to AVI

Meisha, just like me, is a fan of Tom and Jerry. I have a good collection of Tom and Jerry videos. The only problem was all those videos are in mkv format and she had to open her laptop to watch those videos every time. 87 more words