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Hibernate Locking Patterns: How Does Optimisitic_Force_Increment Lock Mode Work

Fri, 2015-02-20 09:00
Introduction In my previous post, I explained how  Preview Text:  In this post, we are going to unravel the OPTIMISTIC_FORCE_INCREMENT Lock Mode usage patterns. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Thou Shalt Not Name Thy Method "Equals"

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:30
(unless you really override Object.equals(), of course).I’ve stumbled upon a rather curious Stack Overflow question by user Frank:Why does Java’s Area#equals method not override Object#equals? Preview Text:  Never overload any of the methods declared in Object (overriding is fine, of course) Legacy ...
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Retry-After HTTP Header in Practice

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:30
Retry-After is a lesser known HTTP response header. Let me quote relevant part of RFC 2616 (HTTP 1.1 spec): Preview Text:  Retry-After is a lesser known HTTP response header Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Writing Groovy's groovy.util.Node (XmlParser) Content as XML

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:30
Groovy's XmlParser makes it easy to parse an XML file, XML  Preview Text:  Groovy's XmlParser makes it easy to parse an XML file, XML input stream, or XML string using one its overloaded parse methods Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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SpringOne2GX 2014 Replay: Scalable Big Data stream processing with Storm and Groovy

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:00
Speaker: Eugene DvorkinMore Groovy TrackSlides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/storm-twtterwebmd Preview Text:  With advances in distributed computing and creation of frameworks like Storm and Spark, building real-time, fault-tolerant, and scalable solutions to process huge volume of data in real-time has become easy. ...
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Difference Between Web Service and WCF

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:00
OverviewMy previous article provided an Introduction to WCF  (Windows Communication Framework). Now we will discuss the differences between Web Services and WCF concepts.Web Services (ASMX)Web Services are used to send/receive messages using the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) via HTTP only. It is available in the namespace “System.Web.Services. WebService Class”...
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Building a Peer-to-Peer Photo Sharing App with Couchbase Mobile

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:50
A couple of months ago, Traun Layden and I approached Pasin Suriyentrakorn with an idea to create a cloudless P2P app using Couchbase Mobile.  This article follows that process in his own words: Pasin, take it away... Preview Text:  There are many ways to develop the PhotoDrop app, and using Couchbase Lite is perhaps one of the easiest. The...
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Defining DevOps

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:30
Over the last few years, I've spent quite a bit of time learning and discussing DevOps, as well as putting into practice DevOps principles and values. I’ve read several  articles that provide detailed descriptions of what DevOps is, and what DevOps is not. Most of these talk about moving development and operations teams closer together, the cultural changes involved,...
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Creating Android Apps with Groovy 2.4

Thu, 2015-02-19 09:00
A few days ago Groovy 2.4 was released. One of the major pieces of news is that Groovy now officially supports Android application development. To see how this works I used Groovy to create a small ToDo list example application for Android. Preview Text:  A few days ago Groovy 2.4 was released. One of the major pieces of news is that Groovy...
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10 SQL Articles Everyone Must Read

Thu, 2015-02-19 09:00
We’ve been blogging about Java and SQL for a while now, on the jOOQ blog. Over the years, while researching interesting blog topics, we’ve discovered a lot of SQL gems in the blogosphere that have inspired our work and our passion for SQL. Today, we’re presenting to you a list of 10 articles that we think you should absolutely read. At the end of the list, you will agree that...
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Organisation Antipattern: Release Feature Branching

Thu, 2015-02-19 09:00
Release Feature Branching dramatically increases development costs and risk Preview Text:  Feature Branching is a version control practice in which developers commit their changes to a branch of a source code repository before merging into trunk at a later date. Popularized in the 1990s and 2000s by centralized Version Control Systems (VCS) such as...
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Bringing Agile to Politics with Trello

Thu, 2015-02-19 09:00
Is politics agile? Hardly. Can politics benefit from an agile mindset? I don’t know, but I’m running an experiment. Besides working as a developer and doing some open source coding (which is what I usually blog about) I’m also a part time politician (for the greens in the municipality assembly of Huddinge, in Stockholm county, Sweden). If anyone’s up for a political discussion, I’m into...
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EE JSP: Generating Dynamic Content with JSTL Tag Libraries

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
Besides writing your own Custom Tags in JSP, you will find that Java EE actually provides a set of Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL) ready for you to use. Preview Text:  Besides writing your own Custom Tags in JSP, you will find that Java EE actually provides a set of Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL) ready for you to use. ...
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Stress Testing the OIM Web (UI) Layer

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
The default configuration in Oracle IDM reserves 20 threads dedicated for serving front end (UI) requests. This basically means that the application server has a pool of 20 threads which it can utilize to serve users who are accessing OIM via the web console (/identity or /sysadmin). In case of Weblogic, this is how it is configured Preview Text:  ...
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Active vs. Passive Server Monitoring

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
Server monitoring is a requirement, not a choice. It is used for your entire software stack, web-based enterprise suites, custom applications, e-commerce sites, local area networks, etc. Unmonitored servers are lost opportunities for optimization, difficult to maintain, more unpredictable, and more prone to failure. Preview Text:  Server...
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What Are the Leading Trends in Cloud Computing?

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
 Bernard Golden is the Vice President of Strategy for ActiveState Software. At this year’s Interop, he will lead the next-generation cloud applications workshop. I invited Bernard on the show to discuss his involvement at Interop, cloud computing trends, the challenges that present themselves when adopting cloud-based solutions, and his advice for decision-making CIOs and CTOs. Here are...
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Excerpts from the RavenDB Performance Team Report: Optimizing Memory Comparisons, Size Does Matter

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
Note, this post was written by Federico. In the previous post after inspecting the decompiled source using ILSpy  we were able to uncover potential things we could do. In this fragment we have a pretty optimized method to compare an entire 4 bytes per loop. What if we could do that on 8 bytes? Preview Text:  Note, this post was written by...
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Culture is the Core of Your Organization

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
Culture is at the core of your organization. Everything in your organization informs culture. And vice-versa: culture informs everything in your organization. Here is an illustration:Culture is at the Core Culture = “How we do things around here to succeed” Preview Text:  Culture is at the core of your organization. Everything in your...
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The Cloud Enables IoT – a Perfect Match and the Microsoft (Azure) Hackathon

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
IoT has been the hottest topic and buzz word within the technological community in recent years. While some of us think of IoT and the cloud as interdependent, the dependency is actually one directional. IoT cannot function without the infrastructure and countless possibilities that the cloud facilitates. Preview Text:  IoT has been the...
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