Month: December 2010

Redis Persistent and performant key/value memcache db

Redis is an advanced key-value store. It is similar to memcached but the dataset is not volatile, and values can be strings, exactly like in memcached, but also lists, sets, and ordered sets. All this data types can be manipulated with atomic operations to push/pop elements, add/remove elements, perform server side union, intersection, difference between …

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You are nobody without an API Key generator

API KEYs are sexy: if you have a web based business (like Google, Twitter, Facebook or WordPress’Automattic) you should have a way to generate an API Key for web service integration. Like Session keys, API keys should be sufficiently unpredictable to be psuedo-random. To be unpredictable, no user variables (or timestamps) are encoded into the key. …

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Is Diaspora a Failure? Tech Review

Abut Diasopra, we read from Ars Technica (underline is our): Diaspora emerged as a response to the privacy concerns raised by mainstream social networking services. The aim of Diaspora is to create an open source social network alternative with decentralized architecture, giving end users more control over their private information and how it is shared with …

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