Cassandra DB

The large zoo of NoSQL databases needs to be considered thoroughly. While the major transactional SQL databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS-SQL-Server, DB2 and to a limited extent MariaDB/MySQL) can be used more or less interchangeably, if we are talking about the beginning of the project, the NoSQL databases have totally different features and must be chosen […]

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Perl 5 and Perl 6

We have now two Perls. Perl 5, which has been around for more than 20 years just as the „Perl programming language“ and Perl 6, which has been developed for more than a decade and of which now stable versions exist. The fact, that they are both called „Perl“ is a bit misleading. They are […]

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Conference Talks

Referring to the Swiss Perl Workshop, it is now time to collect all the conference talks that I have given so far and that have been uploaded as video. Lightning Talk: Why Computer calculate wrong (done with Scala; ScalaX 2015) Why computer calculate wrong (done with Perl and Perl 6; Alpine Perl Workshop 2016) Lightning […]

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Swiss Perl Workshop 2017

I have attended the Swiss Perl Workshop. We were a group of about 40 people, one track and some very interesting talks, including by Damian Conway. I gave a regular talk and a lightning talk myself. The content of my talk might go into another Blog post in the future. The Perl programming language is […]

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