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O'Reilly Media Named "Media Sponsor" of @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

JDJ - Thu, 2014-10-16 23:45
SYS-CON Events announced today that O'Reilly Media has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

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If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript

ONJava - Thu, 2014-10-16 18:28

If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript explores what it would look like if wordsmiths like William Shakespeare and Jack Kerouac were to write a short JavaScript program in their own unique style.

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NetBeans 8.0's Five New Performance Hints

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 08:00
NetBeans 8.0 introduces several new Java hints. Preview Text:  NetBeans 8.0 introduces several new Java hints. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Interviewing Programmers: Start with Code

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 08:00
I spent the day yesterday interviewing programmers for a new start-up near Bristol. It’s a job I love. I’m always intrigued to hear about peoples' careers and how the approach the challenges we present. For me recruiting a programmer has to start with code. I don’t really care about the CV and the application process for this job involved a quick coding problem. Passionate...
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Easy REST Endpoints with Apache Camel 2.14

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 08:00
Apache Camel has a new release recently, and some of the new features were blogged about by my colleague Claus Ibsen. You really should check out his blog entry and dig into more detail, but one of the features I was looking forward to trying was the new REST DSL. So what is this new DSL? Preview Text:  Apache Camel has a new release recently,...
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Find Security Holes With A Threat Analysis

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 08:00
It seems that every week we hear about a new high profile hacking. For example, it just came out that numerous financial institutions, in addition to JPMorgan Chase, were hacked. We live in an incredibly accessible world where those on the other side of the globe can easily knock on our digital front doors or even try to pick the locks. Preview Text:  ...
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IoT is Going to Steal All Your Stuff

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 08:00
Well, not steal your stuff exactly, but quietly and invisibly shift ownership of some of your prized possessions to somebody else. In other words, as IoT grows and connected devices become more and more ubiquitous, you'll own an increasing supply of snazzy electronic toys, but the maker of your toys may ultimately have more control over them than you do. Preview Text:  ...
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MySQL Ring Replication: Why It Is a Bad Option

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 08:00
Originally Written by Stephane Combaudon I’ve recently worked with customers using replication rings with 4+ servers; several servers accepting writes. The idea behind this design is always the same: by having multiple servers, you get high availability and by having multiple writer nodes, you get write scalability. Alas, this is simply not true. Here is why. Preview Text:  ...
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Plumbr 4.4: Completing Transition From Troubleshooting to Monitoring

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:30
We have been humbly quiet during our latest version upgrades. After all – when using any kind of software all you care is that it performs its duties you installed the software for in the first place. Preview Text:  First and foremost, you now have access to the history of your JVMs. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Large Program? Release More Often

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:30
I’m working on the release planning chapter for Agile and Lean Program Management: Collaborating Across the Organization. There are many ways to plan releases. But the key? Release often. How often? I suggest once a month. Yes, have a real, honest-to-goodness release once a month. I bet that for some of you, this is counter-intuitive. “We have lots of teams. Lots of people. Our iterations...
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Context-specific history at the bash prompt

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:30
One change I made recently to my .profile is this: # up & down map to history search once a command has been started. bind '"\e[A":history-search-backward' bind '"\e[B":history-search-forward' These two bind command change the way that the up and down arrow keys work once you start typing a command to only search the history for lines that start with what you've typed so far. ...
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Software Stack Deployment Automation the Amazon CloudFormation Way!

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:30
Deploying a complete software stack is breeze with Amazon's CloudFormation. It provides a repeatable and predictable mechanism to launch a stack comprising of EC2 instances, load balancers, databases and other Amazon resources. Preview Text:  Deploying a complete software stack is breeze with Amazon's CloudFormation. It provides a repeatable...
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Buzzword Abuse - The Anatomy of a DevOps Engineer

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:30
Once, people used the word genius only when describing someone who really was a genius. Someone with extraordinary intellectual and perceptual capabilities. Preview Text:  Once, people used the word genius only when describing someone who really was a genius. Today every parent uses this word to describe their, likely cognitively regular...
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Introduction To MongoDB Aggregation Pipeline

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:30
MongoDB Aggregation pipeline is a framework for data aggregation. It is modelled on the concept of data processing pipelines. Documents enter a multi-stage pipeline that transforms the documents into an aggregated results. It was introduced in MongoDB 2.2 to do aggregation operations without needing to use map-reduce. Aggregation Pipeline Preview Text:  ...
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Failed to Debug with GDB: Breakpoints or Expressions on Non-Existing Locations

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:30
Sometimes, there are ugly bugs in tools, and without knowing about them, it is likely to spend hours and hours, and of course to be frustrated. Knowing about these issues does not remove the issue, but at least helps to cut time to deal with it. And here is one which was nagging on me for a while with the GNU GDB debugger in Eclipse….. I was happily debugging my project, making some changes,...
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Calling All JMS Enthusiasts: Join JMS 2.1!

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:00
As you might be aware, the initial wave of Java EE 8 JSRs are now launched, including the platform JSR itself, CDI 2, JSON-B, JMS 2.1, Servlet 4, JAX-RS 2.1, MVC and JSF 2.3. Most of these JSRs are now actively looking to form their initial expert groups, including JMS 2.1 (filed as JSR 368). Preview Text:  As you might be aware, the initial...
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If you are start-up, think beyond one user!

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:00
As I am coaching and mentoring a few start-ups in Melbourne and elsewhere, I have noticed common pattern of issues across the board. Preview Text:  It's extraordinarily difficult to take a product that was built perfectly for a particular user and commercialize that into a broader market. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Rackspace Doubling-Down on OpenStack Trove and Percona Server

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:00
[This article was written by Tom Diederich and Matt Griffin.] Preview Text:  Today Rackspace is doubling down on open source database technologies. Why? Because that’s where the industry is heading. The company created a separate business unit of 100+ employees focused solely on database workloads. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Nunjucks Templating by Mozilla

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:00
This is mainly just a FYI type post, but earlier this week I discovered Nunjucks, a client-side templating language by Mozilla. I've been pretty much sold on Handlebars as my template language, but Nunjucks has a lot going for to it. Preview Text:  Earlier this week I discovered Nunjucks, a client-side templating language by Mozilla....
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AppDynamics VS New Relic – Which Tool is Right For You? The Complete Guide

Java Lobby Announcements - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:00
New Relic VS AppDynamics: All the performance features, integrations, installation procedures and pricing plans side by side to help you decide which tool to use Preview Text:  When thinking about performance, AppDynamics and New Relic are the main modern tools that come to mind. Both spawned from the same company, Wily Technology, who also...
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