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Dropping SQLite for JSON serialization

Posted on 01/05 07:20 in More | 0

After a long time of thinking about this, I finally decided to drop SQLite as the main database for my Action RPG engine.After a couple years of work on this project, I realized I couldn't work anymore with databases unless I had a good ORM to back it up.

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Slick: Persistence with Style

Posted on 01/17 03:55 in More | 0

What is Slick?What's most important though, is that execution of our queries on our database is done asynchronously.

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First Intel Optane hardware could be coming to consumer desktops

Posted on 10/18 16:56 in Shows | 0

Ever since Intel announced its 3D XPoint storage (brand name: Optane), there’s been interest from the enthusiast market.Micron expects its version of 3D XPoint, dubbed QuantX, to sell for about half the price of DRAM, but 4-5x more than NAND flash.

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Explore Ancient Architecture Through Coinage In This Gigantic Coin Database

Posted on 06/16 14:20 in Deals | 0

The reconstruction of ancient buildings is often a difficult undertaking in a world where most ancient structures either no longer exist or have been heavily modified.However, a massive online coinage database with over 600,000 objects and a new book on ancient "architectural coinage" demonstrate that coins provide an abstract view of the world which deserves more attention.

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NAND Memory Caches Could Slash Data Center Power Consumption

Posted on 09/01 20:21 in Shows | 0

The vast majority of databases use a similar architecture: DRAM cache servers are used to store the most common queries.And a new paper from MIT shows how NAND flash could be used within a key-value store caching server while matching or exceeding DRAM’s performance.

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