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Originality is over-rated. (Including by me.)

Image: Tulips, Vera Kratochvil CC-0 released to public domain.

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

Research

SQL Server High Availability and Database Recovery Model Relationship

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

Database Administration

Comparing Some Strategies from Easy Volatility Investing, and the Table.Drawdowns Command

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

R

ChalkTalk Video: The Top Three Storage Challenges for M&E IT

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

Flash

How to Provide Rapid Recovery for Mission-Critical Applications

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

Cloud

THE MIGHTY mTOR - FRIEND OR FOE?

It may sound like the new marvel comic villain but mTOR is in fact a very interesting biological enzyme and part of a family of protein kinases (enzymes that act on other proteins). 917 more words

Ageing