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Deerwalk Expands Senior Management Team

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Jeff GasserBill HigginsJO Anne Hunt

“With these additions and changes, we have rightly positioned our company for future innovation and growth,”said Rudra Pandey, PhD, Executive Chairman of the company.

Established in 2009, Deerwalk, Inc. is a Massachusetts-based software engineering firm with a large development center in Nepal. Its solutions apply a cost-efficient and high-quality offshore model with full onshore client support and project management resources.

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NoSQL Evaluation

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NoSQL Database Solution Evaluation
We here at Deerwalk spend a lot of time working with data in various forms and consider ourselves experts in working within a relational database. With our deep experience in relational databases we have been very interested in the NoSQL movement and how we could apply that to some of the work we are doing with data.

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Introduction to Non-Relational Data Storage using Hbase

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Big Talk About BigTable

Relational Databases have hegemony on the way data has been stored. Proponents of Relational Database emphasize on normalization for valid reasons. Maintainability, Integrity (summed up in ACID) and Security has been the primary focus of classical relational database problems. Backed by Moore’s law it was easy to theorize that processing speed would inevitably be a trivial factor over other engineering problems like consistency and integrity. In some sense that is true but hitherto unaccounted for were sites like Google and Facebook which needed to process PetaBytes of data every second in real time.

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Small Business : Rapid Website Design

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Not- for-profit organizations need to be savvy in the current internet age when it comes to providing communication to its donors. They have to have a very visible web presence. They also need to provide captivating stories to get donors to understand and feel supportive to their cause. For those who want to donate, the site needs to provide an easy way to donate.

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Website development using Drupal – Cover Version control, Clean URL, Deployment

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Drupal is one of the leading open-source Content Management Systems and it’s the technology that is favored by a range of numerous organizations worldwide. It is written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License, which means anyone is free to download it, share it with others, and contribute changes back to the project. Drupal is an English rendering of the Dutch word “druppel”, which means “drop” (as in “a water droplet”).

Drupal can support a diverse range of web projects ranging from personal web logs to large community-driven sites. Drupal is very easy to set up and administer with much of the configuration done through the administration user interface. Drupal is frequently used for intra/inter-departmental intranet sites where individuals can post articles and other notifications rather than use email distribution lists. With its abundant and flexible features, Drupal design is conducive for a variety of websites.

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Deerwalk Hike: Godavari-Lakuri Bhanjyang-Panuati

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Winter had bid adieu to the valley and spring beckoned. The weather was perfect for a “short” hike from Godavari to Panauti via Lakuri Bhanjyang. We had tea and light snacks at a local restaurant at Godavari before we started our hike. The sun smiled down at us promising a great day ahead. Initially, we had steep ascent that passed through a wilderness of nature.

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BDD: A cucumber recipe

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Agile methodology is an incremental and iterative software development methodology. It tries to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software, welcoming changes in the requirements even in the later stages of development. This methodology has been popular these days. Scrum and Extreme Programming (XP) are two well-known agile methodologies.

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Deploying Custom Forms to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

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Applications need to collect data from users. SharePoint emphasizes ease of use for non technical users while providing a comprehensive API for programmers. This means a diversity of techniques that demand different levels of technical complexity and flexibility for design of forms. This article aims to introduce some of these techniques and evaluate them on different aspects like ease of deployment, security etc.

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