# Blog

The security debacle. As a database user or administrator, you may have learnt that MongoDB recently took a very serious hit. A hit of over 28,000 hacked installs.

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At first an interrogation - At the beginning, there was a question. Why are we waiting for machines to give us an answer? Why aren't we able to analyze everything in real time?

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Since C++ 11 it's possible to use braces for construction and initialization. Although this is something you could ignore for the code you write, it's obviously important to know for the code you may read.

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In a previous post, we had a look at the new constexpr keyword that has been introduced in C++ 11. Today we'll study another new fancy specifier: noexcept.

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Tags: cpp, noexcept, Uncategorized

C++ 11 and C++ 14 came with a lot of new features. People tend to focus on lambdas and rvalue references, but today I’d like to talk about constexpr.

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Tags: c++, constexpr, Uncategorized

The topic of commenting source code has been discussed over and over.

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Tags: cpp, c++, commenting, Uncategorized

I think the number one request from all our existing customers is to have as much as backward compatibility as possible with quasardb.

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Computers have been invented to compute large amounts of data at very high speed, relative to the human brain speed. In a sense, computers have always been about "big data". Although "big data" is probably more a marketing term than a technical one, we must acknowledge that we are at a threshold where data mining can be done on such amounts that new approaches are emerging.

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One of the constant reproaches we can hear about C++ is that it is too complex, too hard, too unsafe and has too many features, really these r-value references are useless and dangerous and why would you need variadic templates anyway, and "lol" you are still managing memory manually in 2016.

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Tags: cpp, programming, rant, Uncategorized

I wanted to share some tips and tricks for those of you who use a recently released Visual Studio GDB Debugger extension. You may want to read the announcing blog post as well.

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