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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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Swiftly Improving

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
So you catch the new Swift 1.2 seed yet? If not, looks like we could call this the Daft Punk release: Preview Text:  Did you catch the new Swift 1.2 seed? If not, here's some info about what's new! Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Java Message Service (JMS)—Explained

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
Java message service enables loosely coupled communication between two or more systems. It provides reliable and asynchronous form of communication. There are two types of messaging models in JMS.Point-to-Point Messaging Domain Preview Text:  Java message service enables loosely coupled communication between two or more systems. It provides...
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High Performance MongoDB Clusters on Amazon EC2

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:30
Performance is an important consideration when deploying MongoDB on the EC2 platform. From a hardware perspective MongoDB performance on EC2 is gated primarily by two factors - RAM and disk speed. Typically ( there are always exceptions) CPU should not be an issue.  Memory is no longer a issue - there are plenty of size options (R3, I2, C3/C4) offering a large amount of RAM. Preview...
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Big Data—Process, Success Stories, and Lessons Learnt

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:01
The buzz of “Big data” is spreading like an epidemic. Each and every industry is talking about it but the real picture seems to be bit hazy. In the upcoming lines, I would be talking about what has been done to get big data implementation across varied sectors, were there any success and what is the lesson learnt from those. Preview Text:  As...
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Java EE @ JDK.IO 2014

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:00
JDK.IO 2014 was held in Denmark on January 19-20 at the IT University of Copenhagen. It is the yearly conference of 'JavaGruppen', the Danish JUG. The conference sessions covered a variety of Java topics ranging from core Java, Java EE, and JavaFX. Speakers included my colleague David Delabassee, Simon Ritter, Adam Bien, Heinz M. Kabutz, Bert Ertman, Ryan Cuprak, Simon Maple and Markus Eisele. ...
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Connascence of Position

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:00
This is part three of a series in which I am test-driving a classic code kata, and using only the rules of connascence to tell me what to refactor. Last time I continued working on the  Preview Text:  This is part three of a series in which I am test-driving a classic code kata, and using only the rules of connascence...
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The Best of DZone: Feb. 11 - Feb. 18

Wed, 2015-02-18 09:30
THIS WEEK'S TOP LINKS Check out the most popular links shared on DZone from the past week. Be sure to share the best developer links from across the web at DZone.com. Preview Text:  If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include what's new in...
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How to Speed Up Your Gradle Build From 90 to 8 Minutes

Wed, 2015-02-18 09:00
Even though I was supposed to write a series of blog posts about micro-infra-spring here at Too Much Coding blog, today I'll write about how we've managed to decrease our biggest project's build time from 90 to 8 minutes! Preview Text:  Even though I was supposed to write a series of blog posts about micro-infra-spring here at Too...
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Deciding On Graphs: Four Questions

Wed, 2015-02-18 09:00
Originally Written by David MontagOriginally Posted on Medium Preview Text:  Take 5 minutes. Ask yourself the four questions listed below. Answer ‘yes’ to at least one of them, and you might want to consider looking into graph databases like Neo4j. While this checklist is by no means exhaustive, it covers some of the lowest common denominators...
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Dev of the Week: Nikhil Vaze

Wed, 2015-02-18 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 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...
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Spocklight: Capture and Assert System Output

Wed, 2015-02-18 08:30
Spock supports JUnit rules out of the box. We simply add a rule with the @Rule annotation to our Spock specification and the rule can be used just like in a JUnit test. The Spring Boot project contains a JUnit rule OutputCapture to capture the output of System.out and System.err. Preview Text:  Spock supports...
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Netflix Governator Tests - Introducing governator-junit-runner

Wed, 2015-02-18 08:30
Consider a typical Netflix Governator junit test. Preview Text:  A typical Netflix Governator test has quite a lot of boilerplate code which I felt could be reduced by instead leveraging a Junit Runner type model Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Retrospective Dialogue Sheets - Updates and Changes

Wed, 2015-02-18 08:30
When I say changes, I’m not saying anything about changes to the sheets themselves. I mean I’ve been thinking about how I make the sheets available and I’m going to make two changes. Firstly, I’m going to remove the print-on-demand service for the sheets. Second, I’m going to remove the need to register before downloading a sheet. You can still find all the sheets at DialogueSheets.com...
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Inequalities and Quantile Regression

Wed, 2015-02-18 08:30
In the course on inequality measures, we’ve seen how to compute various (standard) inequality indices, based on some sample of incomes (that can be binned, in various categories). On Thursday, we discussed the fact that incomes can be related to different variables (e.g. experience), and that comparing income inequalities between countries can be biased, if they have very different age...
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