In the beginning of 2014, I took the initial version of my time series MongoDB aggregation example and pass it through a multistage optimization process, from indexing to advanced data-modelling:
In February, I starting developing FlexyPool, the ultimate connection pool sizing utility. This was a great opportunity to dig into Queuing Theory and the following articles capture some of my findings:
After finishing FlexyPool, I decided investing in a Data knowledge stack, and so I started working on my Hibernate Master Class training material.
The Hibernate Master Class allowed me to dig into a great variety of JPA/Hibernate features, some of which are lesser known:
Almost at the time, I started answering Hibernate StackOverfow questions, and I accumulated a reputation on 8918 points.
In August, I was elected One of August’s Most Interesting Developers.
If you wonder what happened with my open-source Java Transactions Book, you can take a look on the Concurrency Control section of the Hibernate Master Class:
I decided to include my knowledge about transactions in the Master Class material since you can’t separate transactions out of the run-time environment anyway.
In September my blog’s just turned one.
Although I didn’t win the Most interesting developer competition, I’m proud I managed to finish on the 3rd place.
2014 most viewed articles
My top 5 posts were:
Plans for 2015
I plan on finishing the Hibernate Master Class training and further complete the Data knowledge stack with other database access related technologies.
I want to get a Hibernate and a JPA gold badge on StackOverflow.
I want to read more books than I did in 2014.