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Mikio's Guide To Real-Time Big Data

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:00
Everyone seems to be doing big data nowadays. From SAP Hana, to Google’s BigQuery, Twitter’s Storm, Amazon’s Kinesis, Apache Drill, to ParStream, everyone claims to be able to deal with real-time big data and get the most out of the data you have. Preview Text:  In most of these applications, you have to deal with evented data which comes...
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How to Migrate from MySQL to MongoDB

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:00
In the last week I was working on a key project to migrate a BI platform from MySQL to MongoDB. The product that its development is headed by Yuval Leshem is gaining a major adaption and the company was facing a scale challenge. We chose MongoDB as the platform data infrastructure to support high data insert rate and scale data analysis. Unlike many projects of this type, we accomplished the...
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Continuous Delivery: The Price of Admission

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:00
You’re a big company, and you want to do what Google do for DevOps in order to get to Continuous Delivery (CD)? Beware the price of admission. In this article, I’m going to outline the importance or addressing your company’s source-control use before diving too far into CD. Specifically, I’m suggesting that you should decide whether your enterprise should do Trunk Based Development (TBD)...
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:00
We are happy to announce the release of DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery! Preview Text:  DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery was produced to help you use Continuous Delivery to get applications to market faster, under budget, with fewer people. The guide provides you with the data, ideas, and solutions you need to drastically...
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Can we Put an End to this 'Estimate' Game of Fools?

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
When I was a young software programmer, I had to develop features with estimates given by more senior programmers. If more time was required for the task, I had to explain the reasons – and I’d better be convincing about that. After some years, I became the one who had to provide feature estimates, but this did no mean it was easier: if the development team took more time to develop, I had to...
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Dubious Aspects of Features of JDK 8

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
Most of us who develop with Java are generally enthusiastic for the features and improvements that come withJDK 8. However, there have been several recent posts that have pointed out some features that can be misused and abused and might lead to some additional issues in the future. Preview Text:  Most of us who develop with Java are generally...
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Mule best practices backed by MUnit tests

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
1. A little bit too long of a foreword... When I first met Mule there was a thing that made me feel a little bit discouraged. There was only residual information about best practices on how to develop Mule applications and even less advice on how to effectively test them. All Mule examples provided here and there on the Internet are presented in a deploy-click-check if works manner. Next thing...
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Effective Testing around Hibernate/ORM layer

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
As applications that use Hibernate or any ORM frameworks grow complex, lots of performance issues don't get enough attention until it is too late. This article accounts for SLA time as part of the junits and allows developers to think in terms of calculating the number of calls hibernate is going to make in the background. This allows for developers to deal with facts rather than...
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Internet of Things - Protocols and Access Keys

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
 I've just read this article from Mark O'Neill on the 10 concerns for the Internet of Things. Mark brings up some very interesting aspects and concerns. I'd like to comment on two of those: protocols and access keys. Preview Text:  There was considerable interest in the MQTT interop session on standardizing the use of OAuth2 tokens with...
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Measuring Your DevOps Success

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
This article was originally written by Helen Beal for the AppDynamics blog. Preview Text:  DevOps is not a process or a tool – but there are a number of processes in the software development lifecycle (SDLC) that affect both traditional development and operations staff. All of these components can be optimized, and all of them can then be...
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Why did we lose the XP Practices?

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
Nowadays everyone is agile. Or at least they say. Most organisations use Scrum. Or they claim to do it, while still doing waterfall. But why is the industry so focused on Scrum? What happened to eXtreme Programming? Why did we loose the XP practices? Is it too extreme? Preview Text:  Nowadays everyone is agile. Or at least they say. Most...
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How JOIN Order Can Increase Performance in SQL Queries

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
Introduction All developers are very much concerned about  performance. If someone say that this increase performance, all the developer are running behind it. Preview Text:  All developers are concerned with performance; if someone says that something increases performance, developers are running behind it. From the author's...
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Differences in Map/Reduce Between RavenDB & MongoDB

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
Ben Foster has a really cool article showing some of the similarities and differences between MongoDB & RavenDB with regards to their map/reduce implementation. Preview Text:  Ben Foster has a really cool article showing some of the similarities and differences between MongoDB & RavenDB with regards to their map/reduce implementation....
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Getting into Flow[Con] with Gene Kim and Jez Humble

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:30
Getting into Flow[Con] with Gene Kim and Jez Humble What happens when you bring together practitioners from all corners of the software development arena, put them in a room, and discuss hardware and software scaling, what your ops teams should (and shouldn’t) do, how not to fool yourself again, how to delight your customers, how to tune your feedback cycles, how to get the executive staff to...
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OpenSSL Heartbleed Security Update

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:00
[This article originally written by Christian Wright.] Preview Text:  As of Tuesday, April 8th, all CloudPassage production systems have been updated and are no longer vulnerable. All communication between the Halo agents and the Halo analytics engine use message-level encryption, encrypting each payload, in order to mitigate SSL vulnerabilities at...
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Cisco’s Howie Xu: On Learning the Rhythms of OpenStack

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:00
After tracking him from VMware to Big Switch Networks and then to Cisco, we thought it might be nice to talk to Howie Preview Text:  After tracking him from VMware to Big Switch Networks and then to Cisco, we thought it might be nice to talk to Howie Xu about something besides changing jobs. Turns out he’d recently started looking into...
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Essential Characteristics of Effective Cloud-Based Project Collaboration Tools

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:00
Cloud-based collaboration tools are becoming more and more popular. From instant messaging to file and document management, from video conferencing to remote access, from collaborative mind-mapping to knowledge sharing, and everything in between, there’s most possibly a cloud-based app you can try. Preview Text:  Cloud-based collaboration...
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DevOps Zone Link Roundup (Apr. 14)

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:00
For a look at what's been happening outside of the DevOps Zone, we've assembled a collection of links from around the web covering all the tutorials, tools, new releases, rants, and raves you might have missed over the past couple of weeks: Preview Text:  For a look at what's been happening outside of the DevOps Zone, we've assembled...
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): NoSQL Zone

Sun, 2014-04-13 08:00
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). Here they are, in order of popularity: Preview Text:  Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone. This week's best include a TokuMX and MongoDB Oplog entry comparison, the...
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 04): Agile Zone

Sun, 2014-04-13 08:00
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Agile Zone (Apr. 04 to Apr. 10). Here they are, in order of popularity:1. Software Developers: prototype of future knowledge workers? We work with our brains rather than our brawn. We generate value because of what we know and what that knowledge allows us to do. Preview Text:  ...
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