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Don't Symlink Indices in ElasticSearch!

November 9, 2017Category: IT
The other day I've been trying to improve the downtime when updating an index in elasticsearch (ES) and I've decided the best approach would be to create a new index and do a symlink to the active one, keeping the valid index. so, my structure would be: Note: this is likely not a best practice…

Fuzzy String Matching in PostgreSQL

December 16, 2014Category: IT
A database I am working on has a lot of records (40M+) and the guys mining it are currently using python to process it. This is very powerful ( nltk ) but also quite slow. One of the guys has found that you can do fuzzy string matching straight in Postgres and the feature is quite advanced…

IntelliJ: Change the default cache location (e.g. .IntelliJIdeaXX)

September 30, 2014Category: Software
Everything started from a problem I had with PyCharm, where it would create a ".PyCharm30" directory in my home, which would end up being about 300Mb, with a lot of files (2000+files, approx 200 directories). This gets taxed since my home dire gets synced at login/logout with a networked drive…

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