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Sikhism - story so far

Sikhism – story so far

Over the past one and a half years that this blog has been active, I have written more than 15 posts about Sikhism, a religious movement brought about by Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Sikhs believe in One Immortal Being, and none other. Guru Nanak was once asked who is better: Hindu or Muslim. His answer [...]

Indian flower, summer

Indian flower, summer

Photograph of an Indian flower, mostly visible in the summer

Performance tuning tips

Performance tuning tips

Today I will share with you a couple of tips on process performance tuning: rewriting your code to be faster. This, for a change (contrasted with my previous posts on performance tuning), has nothing to do with Oracle or SQL: you can use these tips in any language. When your code has been identified as [...]

Guru

Guru

Today is being celebrated as the day the first guru of Sikhs, Guru Nanak spread the light of His knowledge. Guru Nanak taught us to abide by the threefold principles of: kirt karo – Making an honest living through hardwork naam japo – remembering God at all times vand chako – sharing with others in [...]