What is Pivot – from Microsoft Live Labs?

Pivot a research product currently available from GetPivot.com from Microsoft Live Labs. It uses technology from Seadragon – Deep Zoom technology also of MS Live Labs. A quote from the Pivot team: “We tried to step back and design an interaction model that accommodates the complexity and scale of information rather than the traditional structureContinue reading “What is Pivot – from Microsoft Live Labs?”

SoSlow Data Import for StackOverflow Data-Dump

Just as a quick update post on my on going series of posts on using PLINQ on Stack Overflow data-dump. In my initial post where the core of what I was doing was outlined, at the time the popular (and quickly found) option was to use a series of stored procedures made available by BrentContinue reading “SoSlow Data Import for StackOverflow Data-Dump”

PLINQ on the StackOverflow Data-Dump Series

I have an ongoing long standing side project of applying PLINQ performance tests on the Stack Overflow data-dump. Here’s just an up to date list of those blog posts: Playing with PLINQ Performance using the StackOverflow Data Dump Exceptions in (my) LINQ (presentation) Overclocking PLINQ SoSlow Data Import for StackOverflow Data-Dump Update: The source codeContinue reading “PLINQ on the StackOverflow Data-Dump Series”