Monthly Archives: September 2013

Yahoo Hadoop with SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)

The interesting part of the video is seeing Yahoo Hadoop is actually integrating with SQL Server Analysis Services. See this http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Get-Started-MS-Big-Data/01

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AMD Building Blocks: A Look Inside Your Personal Computer

You probably use a computer every day, but have you ever wondered what are the building blocks of your device? Let us provide you with a quick overview of how computer architecture evolved over the years and how it will … Continue reading

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Asus Zenbook UX32VD vs. Acer Aspire 5560G Windows 8.1 Upgrade

Asus took only 1 hour upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 somehow Acer Aspire 5560G took 3 hours. So if your upgrade is more than 1 hour then you need not to be panic. More information: https://chanmingman.wordpress.com/2013/09/15/windows-8-1-in-amd-a6/

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The Windows Start Button is back in Windows 8.1

The Windows Start Button is back in Windows 8.1, see:

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Windows 8.1 in AMD A6

Upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 in my AMD A6. It took me around 3 hours but no crash. Gave a try.

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VirtualBox You can’t install Windows 8.1 because your processor doesn’t support CompareExchange128

If you hit the error “You can’t install Windows 8.1 because your processor doesn’t support CompareExchange128”   Download VirtualBoc 4.2.18 then set the Version to Windows 8.1.

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Bjarne Stroustrup – The Essence of C++

He is one of the creators of C++. The first bullet point of “What do I want?” is Type Safety. I like when he said “The person who claim to have a perfect language then he must either a salesman … Continue reading

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