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Archi & Techno

My reading of Percolator architecture: a Google search engine component

In April 2010, Google updated its indexing system. Caffeine - the name of this project - was pretty transparent for the large public but represents an in depth change for Google. It does not directly improve the search page, like instant search, but the indexing mechanism, the way to provide pertinent search results. For the end user, this change allows reducing the delay between when a page is founded and when it is made available in the Google search. Google has recently published a research…

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Archi & Techno

Unit of work, Transactions and Grails

Working with Groovy and Grails often gives you the feeling that things are magic and when you dive in, you realize that things are more complex than expected. At the same time, you often realize that a reasonable default behavior has been chosen by Groovy/Grails framework: What about transactions' magic in Grails? For me it was hard to believe so let's try to understand a little more how things work.

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