I don’t often to editorials (and when I do, they tend to ramble), but
I felt I’m due and this is a conversation I’ve been having a lot
lately. I sit...
0 replies - 3610 views - 09/06/12 by Brent Stineman in Articles
Let’s start with a quick rewind to the early days of my career as a
Java developer. I wanted to eliminate Garbage Collection (GC) pauses
from a test that...
0 replies - 4864 views - 09/06/12 by Nikita Salnikov... in Articles
Devops and Maintenance go together like Apple Pie and Ice Cream One of the things I like about devops
is that it takes on important but neglected problems in...
1 replies - 5166 views - 09/05/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
They key word in the phrase “systematic software reuse” is
“systematic” – that is what distinguished ad-hoc reuse from continuous,...
0 replies - 1922 views - 09/05/12 by Vijay Narayanan in Articles
Over the last 12 months, I’ve had plenty of “conversations” about big data analytics and BI strategies with
customers and potential users. The five...
0 replies - 2520 views - 09/05/12 by Nikita Ivanov in Articles
David Linthicum has an excellent post bashing vendor-driven Cloud ‘thought leadership’ and Cloud offerings. Dave’s summer 2012 outlook on the Cloud...
0 replies - 3660 views - 09/05/12 by Chris Haddad in Articles
A few weeks ago, I wrote my pre-show thoughts
about VMworld 2012. Much of it was focused on the need for VMware to
diversify their technology and business...
0 replies - 4652 views - 09/04/12 by Brian Gracely in Articles
Yesterday evening, the 9th BigData.be MeetUp was organised at the offices of NGDATA in Ghent. With 45 people showing up, this was our best attended MeetUp till...
2 replies - 4518 views - 09/04/12 by Davy Suvee in Articles
A while back I posted
about how I had begun to see Node in a new light. (Do folks refer to it
as "just" Node or do you always include the JS at...
0 replies - 12353 views - 09/04/12 by Raymond Camden in Articles
Writing good code is all about making it fit for human
consumption. Any idiot can write code a computer can understand, it
0 replies - 6143 views - 09/03/12 by David Green in Articles
Enterprises no longer have a lack of data. Data can be obtained from
everywhere. The hard part is to convert data into valuable information
0 replies - 3384 views - 09/02/12 by Maarten Ectors in Articles
functional and object-oriented programming in many nice ways. You can
use both FP an OO-like...
1 replies - 2822 views - 09/02/12 by Adam Warski in Articles
While Java 8 is coming, are you sure you know well the enums that
were introduced in Java 5? Java enums are still underestimated, and it’s
a pity since...
0 replies - 7865 views - 09/02/12 by cyrille martraire in Articles
It's impossible to step into the same river twice; other waters are
flowing toward the sea. It's impossible to do "head-to-head" project...
0 replies - 2661 views - 08/31/12 by Steven Lott in Articles
Quick Return UI design pattern (named by Roman Nurik on G+) is a screen real estate saving design pattern that still allows users to access important off...
0 replies - 4532 views - 08/31/12 by Juhani Lehtimaki in Articles
The news came out yesterday. Java EE 7 is going
to be realigned and the PaaS enablement and multi-tenancy support will
be moved to Java EE 8. While the...
2 replies - 4412 views - 08/31/12 by Markus Eisele in Articles
An excellent blogger, Dave Fecak (who recently became an MVB) gave me a good idea when he wrote his controversial post: Advice From A JUG Leader – Learn A...
2 replies - 12692 views - 08/30/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
As a budding programmer,
I could spend an hour programming and within that hour I learned so
much the next hour was like three sets of the first...
0 replies - 7163 views - 08/30/12 by Swizec Teller in Articles
Many of my customers (mostly super-large IT shops) wouldn't recognize
innovative behavior. Large organizations tend to punish defectors
1 replies - 3813 views - 08/30/12 by Steven Lott in Articles
Every now and then in this profession it is necessary to take
a step back, reassess the situation and realise that what you are
doing, what you...
2 replies - 6225 views - 08/29/12 by Dan Dyer in Articles