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Apache Camel for Micro­service Architectures

Fri, 2014-09-26 07:30
I've been using microservice architectures before I knew they were called so. I used to work with pipeline applications made up of isolated modules that interact with each other through queues. Since then a number of (ex)ThoughtWorks gurus talked about microservices. Preview Text:  There is nothing new in microservices. Many applications have...
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The Cloudcast #162 - Building and Managing Scalable SaaS Services

Fri, 2014-09-26 07:30
Download the MP3 Date: September 25, 2014 Preview Text:  On this episode of the Cloudcast, Aaron & Brian talk with Manoj Chaudhary (CTO & VP of Engineering @loggly) about building and managing massively scalable SaaS applications. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored ...
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How to Use Logs to Get an Overview on Technical and Business Metrics

Fri, 2014-09-26 07:30
This is a guest blog post by Trevor Parsons. Trevor is Co-founder & Chief Scientist at  Preview Text:  The traditional Ops toolkit often involves a range of tools that help monitor trends in KPIs as well as tools that perform different periodic health checks on key components of your systems. Legacy ...
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Listing Code and Data Size for Each Source File with GNU and Eclipse

Fri, 2014-09-26 07:30
I have used the ‘classic’ CodeWarrior IDE for years, before I moved over to Eclipse some years ago. And as with any IDE or tool switch, things are different in the ‘new world’. In summary, I don’t want to go back anyway, and Eclipse is my development tool of choice now. But from time to time I get challenged about something like “hey, this was possible in the previous tool, so how can...
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What is New in RavenDB 3.0: Indexing Enhancements

Fri, 2014-09-26 07:30
  Preview Text:  We talked previously about the kind of improvements we have in RavenDB 3.0 for the indexing backend. In this post, I want to go over a few features that are much more visible. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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For All You Know, It's Just a Java Library

Thu, 2014-09-25 09:00
I wrote this in May, 2008... and I've gotta say, I was pretty spot-on including Java 8 adopting some of Scala's better features:It's starting to happen... the FUD around Scala. The dangers of Scala. The "operational risks" of using Scala.It started back in November when I started doing lift and Scala projects for hire. The questions were reasonable and rational: Preview Text:  ...
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Two weeks is the worst sprint length

Thu, 2014-09-25 09:00
Mike Cohn over at Mountain Goat Software says this in My Primary Criticism of Scrum: In today’s version of Scrum, many teams have become overly obsessed with being able to say they finished everything they thought they would. This leads those teams to start with the safe approach. Many teams never try any wild ideas that could lead to truly innovative solutions. Preview Text:  ...
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The No Fluff Introduction to Big Data

Thu, 2014-09-25 09:00
Big Data traditionally has referred to a collection of data too massive to be handled efficiently by traditional database tools and methods. This original definition has expanded over the years to identify tools (Big Data tools) that tackle extremely large datasets (NoSQL databases, MapReduce, Hadoop, NewSQL, etc.), and to describe the industry challenge posed by having data harvesting abilities...
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Product Catalog with MongoDB, Part 1: Schema Design

Thu, 2014-09-25 09:00
This post is part of the Product Catalog MongoDB Series, in which we will cover many aspects of building a Product Catalog with MongoDB. This approach has been tested with a varied product catalog of 130 million items running on a single server (EC2 i2.2xlarge). Preview Text:  This post is part of the Product Catalog MongoDB Series, in which we...
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CodePro Integration with Eclipse Kepler

Thu, 2014-09-25 09:00
CodePro Analytix is the premier Java software testing tool for Eclipse developers who are concerned about improving software quality and reducing developments costs and schedules. The Java software audit features of the tool make it an indispensable assistant to the developer in reducing errors as the code is being developed and keeping coding practices in line with organizational guidelines. The...
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Configuring Apache Isis' Security Module Add-on

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:30
When v1.6 of Apache Isis was released a 
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Optional and Objects: Null Pointer Saviours!

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:30
No one loves Null Pointer Exceptions ! Is there a way we can get rid of them ? Maybe . . . Couple of techniques have been discussed in this postOptional type (new in Java 8)Objects class (old Java 7 stuff ;-) )Optional type in Java 8What is it? Preview Text:  No one loves Null Pointer Exceptions ! Is there a way we can get...
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The Internet of Things Costs Too Much

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:30
So, you heard about IoT. You got your Apple Watch and your Intel Edison and you're putting Doom on everything and your refrigerator is sending all kinds of emails. Preview Text:  So, you heard about IoT. All you have left to do is check all the entries on your IoT shopping list and get your home fully automated. Before you worry about the...
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Getting Started with RabbitMQ and Spring Framework

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:30
We've recently learned about deploying a RabbitMQ cluster on Google Compute Engine, and we also explored a few of the best message brokers (which definitely includes RabbitMQ). RabbitMQ has become a particularly popular message broker due to its high-volume and low-latency structure, and is primarily used for integrating between application components.  Preview Text:  ...
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Syncing MySQL Slave Table with pt-online-schema-change

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:30
Originally Written by Jervin Real Preview Text:  I recently encountered a situation in which after running Percona Toolkit’s pt-table-checksum on a customer system, 95% of the table on the MySQL master was different on the MySQL slave... So how did we solve it? With pt-online-schema-change and a NOOP ALTER. Legacy ...
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Be Sure With Azure .NET: Azure Table Storage (Part 1)

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:30
This is the second article in an ongoing series on Microsoft Azure features and services.  If you’re just joining us, you might want to take a look at the previous Preview Text:  In Part 1 of this article, we’ll cover NoSQL databases, differences between relational databases, designing, and creating your Azure Table. In Part 2, we’ll...
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Animating Inserts and Deletes on UICollectionView with Swift

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:30
When users added or deleted filters in the first iteration of my Filter Chaining application, the updated array of u Preview Text:  In another addition of FlexMonkey's ongoing Swift guides, users can continue to work with the Filter Chaining application and animate inserts and deletes. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Developer Interview: Jeff Genender about Apache, Karaf, Data and Integration

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:00
In my evening hours I had the chance to talk to Jeff Genender (@jgenender) which resulted in a new episode of my developer interviews. We talked about all things Apache and integration and also a bit about Java EE and microservices and what today's customers want from a modern architecture. Preview Text:  In my evening hours I had the chance...
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How eBay Uses OpenStack Trove in Production

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:00
I came across a conference video starring Auston McReynolds and Mat Lowery, both software engineers at eBay, who go on to describe the use and role of OpenStack Trove in eBay's process. Preview Text:  I came across a conference video starring Auston McReynolds and Mat Lowery, both software engineers at eBay, who go on to describe the use and role...
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AngularJS - 10 Best Practices to Create Custom Directives

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:00
This article represents top 10 best practices that one may want to apply while creating custom directives. Please feel free to comment/suggest if I missed to mention one or more important points. Also, sorry for the typos. Following is listed the best practices for creating custom directives: Preview Text:  This article represents top 10 best...
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