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Heisenberg Developers

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:00
TL:DR You can not observe a developer without altering their behavior. First a story. Preview Text:  You can not observe a developer without altering their behavior. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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IoT's Security Nightmare: Unpatched Devices that Never Die

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:00
As the Internet of Things becomes a ubiquitous idea and a fact of life, what happens to all the aging and increasingly insecure Things? According to Wired's Robert Mcmillan, responding to a recent question on the security of IoT from Dan Geer, this may be a serious problem. The solution, Mcmillan suggests, is to design these devices with an expiration date. In other words: they need to be...
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Deleting git Tags on a Remote

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:30
For some reason our git repo for Apache Isis (mirrored on github) acquired a bunch of tags in the form: Preview Text:  To remove tags from a remote origin, there are two steps you'll need to follow. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Out of Memory: Kill Process or Sacrifice Child

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:30
It is 6 AM. I am awake summarizing the sequence of events leading to my way-too-early wake up call. As those stories start, my phone alarm went off. Sleepy and grumpy me checked the phone to see whether I was really crazy enough to set the wake-up alarm at 5AM. No, it was our monitoring system indicating that one of Plumbr services went down. Preview Text:  ...
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Agile Transformation and Executive Engagement

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:30
Original post written by Steve Colasinski for LeadingAgile. Must Be Present to Win Most people are familiar with drawings or raffles and some of these events require that you must be present to win. A highly successful Agile Transformation happens when there is executive engagement throughout the path to agility. Preview Text:  Most people are...
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The New Battleground in Analytics Part 2: Transforming APM into Application Intelligence

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:30
This post was originally written by Kyle Duffy appeared first on Application Performance Monitoring Blog from AppDynamics. Preview Text:  In Part 1 of this series, I talked about my transition from the world of Analytics into the APM space and my assertion that APM is simply another form of Analytics. It’s turning large amounts of data into...
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Catch Bugs Before They Reach Your Mobile Users

Sat, 2014-06-07 06:30
Originally written by Vassil PetevThe Day Your Mobile App Crashed You and your company have invested months of hard work into a new version of your mobile app. Your team has put numerous hours in testing the app to make sure the new version is performing at its best. Marketing, backed up by a nice sum of cash, has started executing the perfect plan on promoting the new release of the app. ...
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The Mouse is a Programmer's Enemy

Fri, 2014-06-06 08:00
One of the first programming management books I was encouraged to read was Peopleware – Productive Projects and Teams. It was a great read and I try to re-read it every once in a while.One of the topics covered is actually a term that comes from psychology – flow. Flow carries the idea of being completely mentally immersed in a task. Preview Text:  ...
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Agile Decompiled: Stand-up Meetings

Fri, 2014-06-06 08:00
Stand-up meetings are one of the agile practices that a lot of people coming to agile for the first time have a problem with. I know I did and still have to a certain extent. The idea behind the stand-up meeting being that if you are standing up then the meeting will be shorter. In my experience however it does not matter if you are standing or sitting, a meeting can still be prolonged no...
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Dev of the Week: Jakub Holý

Wed, 2014-06-04 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. This week we're talking to Jakub Holý, solution engineer at Iterate AS in Oslo, Norway. Preview Text:  Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new...
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Streamlining Freelance Productivity with 1-person Scrum

Wed, 2014-06-04 08:00
In a blog post  based on a talk given at a Wordpress meetup, Codeable.io CTO Tomaž Zaman adapts Agile to a single person with a series of tips he'd wished he'd used as a freelancer. Zaman advocates for splitting discreet tasks up into user stories.A user story is basically a set of actions that someone or something (yes, the user can be non-human as well) has to take to achieve something....
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What I Learned About SQLite... at a PostgreSQL Conference

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
So, I’ve been to PgCon 2014 in Ottawa to give a short version of my SQL performance training (hint: special offer expires soon). However, I think I ended up learning more about SQLite than about PostgreSQL there. Here is how that happened and what I actually learned. Preview Text:  So, the author has been to PgCon 2014 in Ottawa to give a short...
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DevOps, Automation, and Cloud Computing

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
Convention wisdom refers DevOps as a strategy, an approach, or a movement as some call it. DevOps addresses the idea that Development and Operations need to be aligned well in an application lifecycle, work closely and collaboratively to eliminate inefficiency, reduce bottlenecks, and maximize productivity. The concept is certainly not new, for decades business processes and operations...
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The Flight to Managed Cloud

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
Teams adopting Cloud strive for a perfect balance between high control, easy adoption, and economies of scale.  Both private and public cloud options often do not overcome significant adoption barriers, and hybrid cloud today represents a fatalistic acceptance of sophisticated environment heterogeneity, increased integration burden, and fractured policy enforcement.  Project owners...
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Using Drone and Docker for Continuous Integration

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
It all started with a whine. "Isn't there something better than Jenkins?" I'd had it with Jenkins' hungry runtime, difficult setup, build slave system, and shoddy plugins. Matt Farina pointed me to Drone. Drone is a Docker-based continuous integration and delivery platform written in Go. The Drone folks have a hosted version, or you can run it on your own system, which is what I did. ...
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Copyright and APIs, Reflecting on Oracle vs Google

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
Yesterday’s Court Judgement in favor of Oracle in the Oracle v’s Google Java Lawsuit has caused a lot of debate online (CNET [Twice], FOOSPatents, Wired,
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Powers of Ten - Part II

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
This post was originally written by Stephen Mallette and Daniel Kuppitz for Aurelius. Preview Text:  It is sometimes surprising to see just how much data is available. Much like Alice and her sudden increase in height, in Lewis Carroll’s famous story, the upward growth of data can happen quite quickly and the opportunity to produce a...
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NuoDB 2.0.4 Has Arrived!

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
Of course, every release has criteria that need to be met. In the case with NuoDB 2.0.4 the criteria were simple, and rooted firmly in product quality and stability. Sure, we may say it often and you might consider it a given, but quality was truly our sole focus for this release. We dropped nearly everything from our queue that didn't have a direct and verifiable impact on it. Preview...
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Introducing Partitioned Collections for MongoDB Applications

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
TokuMX 1.5 is around the corner. The big feature will be something we discussed briefly when talking about replication changes in 1.4: partitioned collections. Preview Text:  TokuMX 1.5 is around the corner. The big feature will be something we discussed briefly when talking about replication changes in 1.4: partitioned collections. ...
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Is there a future for Map/Reduce?

Wed, 2014-06-04 07:30
Google’s Jeffrey Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat filed the patent request and published the 
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