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Alex Dean
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Half off my book Unified Log Processing on Saturday: use code dotd111514au at http://manning.com/dean/
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Thank you GitHub for highlighting us as a project with a great wiki! http://lnkd.in/dgBejE6 A great endorsement for our project documentation
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New blog post from me - expanding on what we mean by event context as we build out Snowplow's new event grammar: http://snowplowanalytics.com/blog/2014/03/11/building-an-event-grammar-understanding-context/
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Alright, Snowplow 0.9.0 with initial Amazon Kinesis support launched: snowplowanalytics.com/blog/2014/02/04/snowplow-0.9.0-released-with-beta-kinesis-support/
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The move to a new operating system is a chance to try out some new SQL clients!

We use and recommend Navicat Premium for working with Redshift and Postgres at Snowplow, and I am a huge fan of Navicat on Windows and Linux, but I was interested to see what else was available for the Mac platform. Unfortunately all the other options disappointed:

PG Commander was lacking in most of the important database tasks - I couldn't even find the 'Create new database' option.

New kid on the block Induction was incredibly buggy and slow.

Sequel Pro only has Postgres (and thus Redshift) support "on its roadmap", so that was out.

pgAdmin3 worked, but has hardly any of the features of Navicat.

So I am sticking with Navicat! Here's a link to Navicat Premium in case it's helpful:

http://www.navicat.com/products/navicat-premium
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Jay Kreps' monograph on The Log published late last year had a profound effect on our thinking here at Snowplow. I've put together a blog post which maps out how data processing architectures have evolved over the past 2 decades, running up to the unified log concept espoused by Jay:
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This is beyond parody:
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Alright, my temperature sensing project is now working, reporting the temperature locally via "serial"! Pretty simple to setup with the breadboard.

Next step is to get the Ethernet shield working!
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