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The Leaf in the Wild: MongoDB at MachineShop

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:35
I had the chance to meet with John Cox, Senior Technology Director at MachineShop (link is external), who running their Internet of Services platform on MongoDB. MachineShop is one of many startups who are using MongoDB to power the Internet of Things and are changing the way developers and organizations engage data to garner insights and connect to their environments. Preview Text:  ...
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Unit Testing - Why Not?

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:30
For JUnit implementation in our project, we see a great challenge in having them implemented as we are already running behind for Sprint 2 and Sprint 3. Team was provided with all the knowledge walkthrough of the JUnit implementation and example test case. I do not see the team would be able to meet the JUnit coverage as expected. We need to first come to track in terms of delivery and can plan...
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Understanding Volatile Via Example

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:30
We have spent last couple of months stabilizing the lock detection functionality in Plumbr. During this we have stumbled into many tricky concurrency issues. Many of the issues are unique, but one particular type of issues keeps repeatedly appearing. Preview Text:  We have spent last couple of months stabilizing the lock detection...
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Lambda Behave (Java Testing Framework) 0.3 Released

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:30
Lambda Behave is a modern, fluent and fun testing framework for Java 8. Preview Text:  Its great to see that despite only releasing a couple of months ago there's already quite a few people trying out or contributing to lambda behave. Massive thanks to the London Software Craftsmanship Community for hosting a talk on Lambda Behave and the...
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What is and What is Not Cloud Computing

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:30
This was a presentation which I delivered at Stratford University in PDF format. My focus was on bringing clarity of cloud computing to the audiences so we can better articulate the business values of cloud computing and why cloud is or perhaps is not the solution for a business problem. Preview Text:  This was a presentation which I delivered at...
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AngularJS Quick Tip: Counting Watches

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:30
Sometimes, for troubleshooting purposes, it is important to understand how many watches exist in an Angular app. You may be surprised to find that in certain scenarios, you are generating many more watches than you anticipate. For example, simply using ng-repeat on a long list will create a watch for every element unless you use a library like bindonce. Fortunately, because Angular is tightly...
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Visualizing Mobile Broadband with MongoDB

Sat, 2014-08-16 07:00
Originally written by Eric HolzhauerThe FCC has a mandate to collect and share information on mobile broadband quality. Traditionally, that has meant collecting data and then issuing a report. Before the report is completed – a process that involves drafting, writing, rewriting, and getting the right approvals – the public generally has no visibility into the data. MongoDB is helping...
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What would Donald Knuth do?

Fri, 2014-08-15 08:00
I’ve seen exhortations to think like Leonardo da Vinci or Albert Einstein, but these leave me cold. I can’t imagine thinking like either of these men. But here are a few famous people I could imagine emulating when trying to solve a problem. What would Donald Knuth do? Do a depth-first search on all technologies that might be relevant, and write a series of large, beautiful, well-written...
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Microservices and PaaS (Part 1)

Fri, 2014-08-15 08:00
[This article was written by John Wetherill.]Not long ago, the main application behind Netflix.com was delivered as a single war file. Imagine the process, complexity, and cost involved in delivering a simple new feature to this behemoth application. Tickets were submitted, multiple teams were engaged, VP approval was required, hours/days of time elapsed, exhaustive test-suites were run,...
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MongoDB Security, Part 1: Design and Configuration

Fri, 2014-08-15 08:00
By Andreas Nilsson, Lead Security Engineer at MongoDB With increased regulatory compliance, heightened concerns around privacy, and growing risk from hackers and organized crime, the need to secure access to data has never been more urgent. Preview Text:  In a short series of blog posts I will attempt to explain the philosophy and design of the...
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The Dark Side of Hibernate Auto Flush

Fri, 2014-08-15 08:00
Introduction Now that I described the the basics of JPA and Hibernate flush strategies, I can continue unraveling the surprising behavior of  Preview Text:  Now that I described the the basics of JPA and Hibernate flush strategies, I can continue unraveling the surprising behavior of Hibernate’s AUTO flush mode. ...
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The Cloudcast #158 - Private Cloud Management as a Service

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:35
Download the MP3 Date: August 14, 2014 Preview Text:  Aaron & Brian talk with Sirish Raghuram (Founder/CEO of Platform9) about their Private Cloud Management offering, delivered via SaaS. They discuss the complexities of managing cloud infrastructure, the challenge of skills evolution, and how SaaS delivery can potentially change the...
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The Irony of Google's HTTPS Mandate

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:30
Originally written by Craig Lowell at the Catchpoint blog. Preview Text:  With last week’s announcement that Google will start rewarding those sites with HTTPS security configurations with better search result rankings, many companies will now be faced with a difficult decision. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Dev of the Week: Markus Winand

Wed, 2014-08-13 09:00
Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. Preview Text:  Every week, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's...
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The Best of DZone: August 5 - 12

Wed, 2014-08-13 08:00
If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! Below are the most popular posts of the past week - both links from DZone.com and articles from our Zones - covering Big Data and NoSQL databases, web design and mobile development, and everything inbetween: Preview Text:  If you missed anything on DZone this week,...
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AngularJS Interview Questions: Set 2

Wed, 2014-08-13 07:30
 [Editor's note: Be sure to check out Set 1, too] Preview Text:  This article presents another set of 10 interview questions for you to try your understanding of AngularJS fundamentals. You may find some of them to be tricky ones. These questions primarily focus on the angular application initialization process. Legacy ...
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6 Rules of Thumb for MongoDB Schema Design: Part 3

Wed, 2014-08-13 07:30
By William Zola, Lead Technical Support Engineer at MongoDB This is our final stop in this tour of modeling One-to-N relationships in MongoDB. In the first post, I covered the three basic ways to model a One-to-N relationship. Last time, I covered some extensions to those basics: two-way referencing and denormalization. Preview Text:  This is our...
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Trunk Supporting Practices

Wed, 2014-08-13 07:30
I’ve been doodling a chart for few years, and put a version online with the article Facebook TBD take 2. Forrester were highly inspired for their More Engineering, Less Dogma: The Path Toward Continuous Delivery Of Business Value report aimed at executives. Preview Text:  Environment config, isn’t the same as “infrastructure as code”. This...
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Wearable Innovation to Detect Heart Attacks

Wed, 2014-08-13 07:30
I’ve covered a few devices in the past year or so that have aimed to monitor and detect various elements pertaining to our health and wellbeing.  Indeed the Tricorder X Prize competition is designed specifically to un-earth just such devices, with the challenge being to produce a mobile device that can detect several health signals. Preview Text:  ...
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Node.js in Azure Web Sites and Service Bus - Reading Messages from Cloud-hosted Queues

Wed, 2014-08-13 07:20
This post is about reading Service Bus Queues messages from Node.js. Creating the queues Populating the queues Downloading Web Matrix Setting up node Configuring Azure Writing Code Reading Service Bus Queues Testing it locally Preview Text:  This is a simple post...
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