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Episode #305 - September 14th, 2012

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Time to upgrade your high voltage, simpleform 2.1, new features in postgres, 5 mistakes newbies make, foundationdb - the ACID NoSQL, mind your baseline, and an editorial on isolating code by thinking 'open source'.

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  • New Relic
  • High Voltage
  • Simpleform 2.1
  • Postgres
  • 5 Newbie Mistakes
  • foundationdb
  • baseline.js
  • isolation
  • Ruby5

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