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Gareth Rushgrove11/29/11
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Jenkins Parameterized Builds

I’m a huge Jenkins fan now, but that wasn’t always the case. I started (and still have a soft spot for) Cruise Control, mainly building .NET and PHP applications. I then jumped to much simpler projects like Integrity mainly for Python and Ruby...

Rafał Kuć11/29/11
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Reviewing Apache Lucene and Solr 3.5

Today Apache Lucene and Solr PMC announced another version of Apache Lucene library and Apache Solr search server numbred 3.5. When comparing to the 3.4 there were some major changes introduced about which you can read in the rest of the post. Some of the...

Mitch Pronschinske11/29/11
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Puppet Labs Gets $8.5M to Achieve DevOps Dominance

Today Puppet Labs revealed that it has received $8.5 million from Google Ventures, VMware, and Cisco—three companies that are dominating various facets of the tech industry.  With the unprecedented injection of $8.5M in Series C funding, Puppet Labs now...

Bradley Holt11/29/11
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Writing and Querying MapReduce Views in CouchDB

My first book, Writing and Querying MapReduce Views in CouchDB, was published by O’Reilly Media some time ago. It is a short and concise ebook with step-by-step instructions and lots of sample code. Most examples are provided both in Futon and using...

Jaikiran Pai11/29/11
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JBoss AS 7.1.0.Beta1 "Tesla" released

Two months after we released 7.0.2 "Arc", we now have JBoss AS 7.1.0.Beta1 "Tesla" available for use. It's available for download at the usual location here. Apart from the regular bug fixes, 7.1.0 Beta1 has a whole lot of new...

Hubert Klein Ikkink11/29/11
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Grails Goodness: Get GrailsApplication and ApplicationContext in GSP

Several variables are injected to Groovy Server Pages (GSP) in a Grails application. Two of them are the ApplicationContext and GrailsApplication objects. They are bound to the variables applicationContext and grailsApplication.When we have access to the...

Lukas Eder11/29/11
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How schema meta data impacts Oracle query transformations

I was recently wondering about some issue I had encountered between two tables. If tables undergo a lot of INSERT / UPDATE / DELETE statements, it may appear to be better to remove some constraints, at least temporarily for the loading of data. In this...

Yohan Liyanage11/29/11
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Looking for JBoss Maven Repository?

JBoss has decommissioned their Maven 2 repository (about an year ago according to their site) which was available at http://repository.jboss.org/maven2. But many resources out there still refer to this repository, and many people face the following error...

Dustin Marx11/29/11
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File Management in Java with Guava's Files Class

Both Groovy and Java SE 7 provide improvements for file management in Java as I discussed in posts here, here, here, and

Mitch Pronschinske11/29/11
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CouchDB Image Takes a Hit: Dropped from Ubuntu One

While it's certainly no reason to declare the death of CouchDB, Canonical's recent decision to drop CouchDB as their data store for Ubuntu One is a pretty significant loss coming from a service provider that was definitely a big notch in the CouchDB...

Mitch Pronschinske11/28/11
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Basic Mistakes in Database Testing

There is a huge number of books about TDD. Those books usually concentrate on using test for units of work. Units of work are understood in many different ways, usually it means a class. So the books say: write a lot of tests, make code in such a way the...

Mark Miller11/28/11
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Lucene/Solr 3.5 Released! See the Highlights

The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Lucene 3.5.0.  Apache Lucene™ 3.5.0 available Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. It is a technology suitable for nearly any...

Mitch Pronschinske11/28/11
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Why we chose Chef over Puppet at CustomInk

Not unlike most technology choices, the choice of which configuration management tool to use for managing your infrastructure as code is sure to spark debate among opinionated technologists. There are certainly a number of choices available all of ...

Mitch Pronschinske11/28/11
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Video: Intro to Spring Data Neo4j

The Spring Data project makes it easier to build Spring-powered applications that use new data access technologies such as non-relational NOSQL databases,...

Simon Brown11/28/11
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RE: Clean Architecture

Decoupling application code from technology *is* good, but... Clean Architecture is a follow-up post by Uncle Bob to much of the recent commentary on Clean Code Episode VII - Architecture, Use Cases, and High Level Design,...