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Sharding Pitfalls Part II: Running a Sharded Cluster

Tue, 2014-10-21 08:00
By Adam Comerford, Senior Solutions Engineer Preview Text:  In this post we will go through some recommendations when running a sharded cluster at scale. Scalability is one of the core benefits of sharding in MongoDB but this can give you a false sense of security; even with that flexibility, you still have to make smart decisions about how and...
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ReactJS & Bootstrap UI Template

Tue, 2014-10-21 08:00
This article represents take away code for working with ReactJS and Bootstrap CSS library. I chose to post it as I need the copy and paste code to get started quickly with every new ReactJS tiny projects and, wanted a place on web which serves my purpose.Pay attention to some of the following: Preview Text:  This article represents take away code...
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MongoDB Incremental Migration Scripts

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30
An incremental software development process requires an incremental database migration strategy.I remember working on an enterprise application where the hibernate.hbm2ddl.autowas the default data migration tool. Preview Text:  An incremental software development process requires an incremental database migration strategy. ...
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Spring Boot: My Favorite Timesaving Convention-enabling Autoconfig-creating Bean-making Classpath-shaking Microcontainer

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30
One of the common misconceptions when it comes to Spring based Java applications is that these require a sheer amount of configuration before one can even start working on the actual domain problem that the application is suppose to solve. This is mainly because of XML configurations that were greatly reduced with annotations already. Preview Text:  ...
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Why Your IoT Product Strategy Needs to Include Open Source

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30
For the last two years, I have been talking about why open source will be critical to the success of the Internet of Things.  The current state of IoT/M2M is a lot of propriertary platforms and protocols. This can’t last and won’t win in the long term. Preview Text:  For the last two years, I have been talking about why open source...
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Stop Claiming That You’re Using a Schemaless Database

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30
One of MongoDB’s arguments when evangelising MongoDB is the fact that MongoDB is a “schemaless” database: Why Schemaless? MongoDB is a JSON-style data store. The documents stored in the database can have varying sets of fields, with different types for each field. And that’s true. But it doesn’t mean that there is no schema. There are in fact various schemas: Preview...
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Sacrificial Architecture

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30
You're sitting in a meeting, contemplating the code that your team has been working on for the last couple of years. You've come to the decision that the best thing you can do now is to throw away all that code, and rebuild on a totally new architecture. How does that make you feel about that doomed code, about the time you spent working on it, about the decisions you made all that time ago? For...
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There's No Place Like Feet: Wearables For Your Shoes

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30
You're checking all the boxes on your IoT shopping list when you realize that something's missing: where are all the foot-wearables? Preview Text:  You're checking all the boxes on your IoT shopping list when you realize that something's missing: where are all the foot-wearables? Now there's Dorothy, a shoe-based IoT set-up...
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Upgrading Cordova-iOS apps Outside App Store

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30
In one of my last post I explained how to upgrade Cordova-Android apps outside Google Play Store with angularjs. Today is the turn of iOS applications. Preview Text:  In one of my last posts I explained how to upgrade Cordova-Android apps outside Google Play Store with angularjs. Today it's time for iOS' turn. ...
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Continuous Discussion Panel About Agile, Continuous Delivery, DevOps

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30
Last week I participated as a panelist in the Continuous Discussions talk hosted by Electric Cloud, and the recording is now available. A bit long but there are some good points in there.Some excerpts from twitter Preview Text:  Last week I participated as a panelist in the Continuous Discussions talk hosted by Electric...
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Calling All REST/JAX-RS Enthusiasts: Join JAX-RS 2.1!

Tue, 2014-10-21 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 JAX-RS 2.1 (filed as JSR 370). Indeed, the JAX-RS specification leads are looking to evaluate the initial set of expert group...
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Migrating Ubuntu Linux Virtual Machines to Microsoft Azure from Amazon AWS

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:00
A short time ago, I assisted an organization with defining a process for migrating web applications and data running on Ubuntu Linux virtual machines to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform from Amazon AWS.  In this article, I’m documenting the general steps we used in an attempt to help other organizations that may be planning a similar migration approach. Preview Text:  ...
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Conceptual Model vs Graph Model

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:00
We’ve started running some sessions on graph modelling in London and during the first session it was pointed out that the process I’d described was very similar to that when modelling for a relational database. I thought I better do some reading on the way relational models are derived and I came across an excellent video by Joe Maguire titled ‘Data Modelers Still Have Jobs: Adjusting For...
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The Dreaded DefaultAbstractHelperImpl

Tue, 2014-10-21 07:00
A while ago, we have published this fun game we like to call Spring API Bingo. It is a tribute and flattery to Spring’s immense creativeness when forming meaningful class names like Preview Text:  There are a couple of these prefixes or suffixes that are just hard to get rid of in Java software. Legacy ...
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Refcard Expansion Pack: 13 Things Every C# Developer Should Know

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:00
This week, DZone released its latest Refcard: Preview Text:  This week, DZone released its latest Refcard: 13 Things Every C# Developer Should Know. If you're interested in learning more about C# or sharpening your skills, we decided to dig into the DZone archives and find some of the most popular posts we've had on the topic. ...
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Developing Services with Apache Camel - Part IV: Load Testing and Monitoring

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:00
Welcome to the final article in a series on my experience developing services with Apache Camel. I learned how to implement CXF endpoints using its Java DSL, made sure everything worked with its testing framework and integrated Spring Boot for external configuration. For previous articles, please see the following: Preview Text:  This article...
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How to Deploy a Docker Application Into Production on Amazon AWS

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:00
[This article was written by Mark van Holsteijn.]Docker reached production status a few months ago. But having the container technology alone is not enough. You need a complete platform infrastructure before you can deploy your docker application in production. Amazon AWS offers exactly that: a production quality platform that offers capacity provisioning, load balancing, scaling, and ...
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Strongly Typed Localized Strings In Universal Apps

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:00
Back in the old days when the need for localized string arose, I would add a new string and use AppResources to access the correct string in code.In Windows Phone application (known today as Windows Phone Silverlight 8.0/8.1) I would do something like this:public void SomeMethod() { var localizedString1 = AppResources.MyFirstSring; var localizedString2 =...
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Small Internal Releases Lead to Happy Customers

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:00
If you saw Large Program? Release More Often, you might have noted that I said, You want to release all the time inside your building. You need the feedback, to watch the product grow. Preview Text:  Release externally whenever you want. That is a business decision. Separate that business decision from your ability to release internally all the...
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Java 8 Survey: The Results Are In

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:00
Typesafe ran a survey of Java developers in February, along with a follow-up in September - you might have seen that one on DZone - and together they present an interesting look at the uptake of Java 8 and other industry trends. Preview Text:  Typesafe ran a survey of Java developers in February, along with a follow-up in September - you might...
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