I ended a recent essay on surviving the misinformation age by mentioning articles that have drawn attention to the problem that a lot of published research cannot be replicated. 815 more words
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Last week I reviewed a grant proposal for one of the European national granting agencies. It was an interesting piece of work, which – if funded – would gather probably our best dataset so far to test some longstanding questions in my field. 705 more words
There are four types of high availability options available in Microsoft SQL server. All the options are different from each other. For example, Log shipping, Mirroring and Always On works on database level while Replication works on database objects level. 100 more words
This post will be about comparing strategies from the paper “Easy Volatility Investing”, along with a demonstration of R’s table.Drawdowns command.
First off, before going further, while I think the execution assumptions found in EVI don’t lend the strategies well to actual live trading (although their risk/reward tradeoffs also leave a lot of room for improvement), I think these strategies are great as benchmarks. 978 more words
Before consumers get a chance to sit down and watch their favorite show the media and entertainment (M&E) has a sophisticated workflow that the digital product has to go through. 38 more words
When mission-critical applications go down, bad things happen. Organizations lose revenue, users and customers are dissatisfied. IT loses its reputation and sometimes even their jobs. There is no arguing that these applications need to be protected regularly and recovered quickly. 71 more words