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Defensive Programming - BSLS_ASSERT
One of the tenants of the BDE is its approach to Defensive Programming which tries to address how you deal with undefined behaviour, those inputs that fall outside of the preconditions for a method. The basic idea is that the production code should in fact ...
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Setting up to Explore the BDE
First things first, before you want to look around the BDE it might be nice to get it onto your machine and execute some code, so lets see if we can't set you up with that environment. The Short Story 1) git clone https://github.com/bloomberg/bde.git
2) git...
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Lower Comments for Readability
The first thing that struck me was actually a really small things.. but one of those so intuitive things, it makes you wonder .. why did I never think of that, or how is it I have never come across this ? Take a look at a snippet from one of their base clas...
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Bloomberg have open sourced some of their core internal libraries that they call they collectively call the BDE - Bloomberg Development Environment which they have been actively developing and using in their high throughput production environment for over 1...
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Business Time Temporal Tables
When we last left off, I told you about all the goodness that is System Time Temproal Tables and how they exist to deal with tracking changes over time, but not burden your application with this complexity -- but then left with the annoying fact that it did...
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Temporal's Infinity
Here is some interesting trivia, lets say you have created a system temporal table, and added in some data, you will see your start and end date automatically updated. Now clearly the start time, will be the instant the data was added, but the end date, wel...
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System Time Temporal Tables
Following on from the temporal tables overview lets first look at the concept of System Time Temporal tables. So we remember that temporal tables are all about keeping the history of changes to data, and what is nice about System Time Temporal tables, is th...
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Temporal Tables - Overview
The first feature I have looked at in DB2 is the concept of temporal tables, which as its name implies ( albeit with one of those words that makes something sound more complex that it needs to be ) is related to time. So, what are temporal tables all about,...
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Thanks for the birthday wishes :)
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