Author Archives: Badal Chowdhary

About Badal Chowdhary

I am a Software Engineer by profession. I have done SCJP and SCWCD certifications. Like working on cutting edge technologies and frameworks. Driven by challenges and fascinated by technology. I love playing and watching sports: Cricket, Ping Pong, Tennis, Badminton, Racket Ball and Gym.

Hadoop – Word Count

Hello Readers, In the last few months I am getting my feet wet with Hadoop & Map Reduce. Hadoop infrastructure provides a beautiful solution for processing massive amounts of data. It uses distributed storage and computing. I won’t get into … Continue reading

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Generating XSD from XML

Hello Readers, You’d think it should be straightforward to create XSD from XML using Eclipse but it ain’t.  I was faced with this task few months back and got stumped for couple of hours. There is this nice utility trang … Continue reading

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Archiving Oracle Partitions

Hello Readers, Let’s do some data archiving in Oracle. We often have a scenario when we have to archive the data stored in tables. The reasons could be several: you need to speed up data loading in the table, faster querying, … Continue reading

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Debug Java classes in Eclipse without their source file

This post outlines how you can debug Java classes in Eclipse if you don’t have their source. Continue reading

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Tolerance beats Whatever beats Tolerance

As we grow old, many things change. The way we react to things, change. For example our tone when discussing a sporting icon, political leader, current happenings change over time. We go through a phase where we want our opinion … Continue reading

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Sachin Tendulkar – Beyond Records…

I started writing this after Sachin called it a day from ODIs, it was in my drafts, and now it’s time to bid adieu from Test matches. After the champion announced retirement from ODIs, zillions of posts were published. They … Continue reading

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Eclipse Unlimited Console

Hello Readers, Not being able to see entire console of your program can be annoying. Eclipse by default allows 80K characters in console. It will show last 80K characters. While redirecting the logs to a file is a viable option, … Continue reading

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