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Eric Genesky05/28/12
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Survey: What Would You Like to See in a Platform-as-a-Service Comparison?

DZone's Cloud Zone has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last couple of months, so we want to guage the community's interest in the various and sundry aspects of the sometimes cloudy topic of cloud computing.

Eric Genesky05/28/12
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Neo4j 1.8.M03 - Related Coffee

Released today, Neo4j 1.8.M03 introduces the RELATE clause, a two-step dance of MATCH or CREATE. Also, new Transaction support in the shell let's you call for a do-over in case you misstep.

Rob Gordon05/28/12
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SQL Scripts With Green Ticks

Running SQL install scripts can be tedious. They get so far, and then fail. Finding out where they failed isn't always easy and when the problem is fixed, there is a choice - drop the schema and re-run, or comment out what has been applied already, and...

Aurelien Broszn...05/28/12
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Ehcache Size Configuration

Since Ehcache 2.5, you’ve got Automatic Resource Control (ARC), which help you to easily tune your cache. In case you want to have a look at ARC vs count-based config, here is a summary of options you can use:

Alex Staveley05/28/12
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Book Review: 'Scalability Rules: 50 Principles for Scaling Web Sites'

In 'Scalability Rules', Martion Abbott and Michael Fisher list 50 tips where each tip communicates a simple or sophisticated idea in a few short pages. Their ideas are based from real world experience of working with over 200 internet architectures.

Eric Genesky05/27/12
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Java in the Cloud with CloudBees

In this-hour presentation, CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey discusses the potential of Java development on the cloud.

Mitch Pronschinske05/27/12
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Lucene Revolution 2012 Stats and Opening Presentation

Paul Doscher, the CTO Lucid Imagination, looks at the stats for this year's Lucene Revolution conference and gives an overview of what's new at Lucid Imagination.

Giancarlo Frison05/27/12
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SOA Principles: An Example App

I have released an application demonstrating how SOA’s principles can be applied into a small project making use of EIP (Enterprise Integration Pattern), IoC (Inversion of Control), and a building tool and scripting language such as Groovy.

Ranjib Dey05/27/12
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Comparing the Flavors of Config Managment: Chef, Puppet, etc.

Interesting developments are now happening around how you model your system, how you percieve configuration, and whether you correlate the state of an infrastructure with its configuration.

Nicolas Frankel05/27/12
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Arquillian on Legacy Servers

Arquillian basically provides a way for developers to manage the lifecycle of an application server and deploy a JavaEE artifact in it, in an automated way and integrated with your favorite testing engine (read TestNG – or JUnit if you must).

Nicolas Frankel05/27/12
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Debugging Vaadin Client Widgets

When working with standard Vaadin components, you can rely on your prefered IDE's debugger to help you when something unexpected happens. When integrating add-ons with widgets, chances are that something won't work on the client side sooner or later. In this case, IDE debugging won't help and we need something else.

Ken Rimple05/27/12
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Roo Add-On Development: Testing XML Configurations

In the last post, we discussed unit testing Roo add-on code. I feel this is just as vital as testing any other piece of Java code, considering that every time you run the command in the container you literally have to boot it, update the OSGi bundle, and then test. The feedback loop is too long to fix little, annoying bugs like not properly parsing an XML document.

Jay Fields05/27/12
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How I Open Source

It's been recently brought to my attention that I don't view open-source the way that many of my friends do

Steve Chaloner05/27/12
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Play’s Build.scala File- a Very Subtle Gotcha

Work on the new module repository for Play is progressing nicely, but a very subtle bug was introduced into the Build.scala file. As a result, artifacts from the first repository were not being found.

Petter Holmström05/27/12
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Vaadin, Maven, and NetBeans

I'm Petter Holmström and I work as a software architect at Vaadin Ltd. in Turku, Finland. My official title is "Vaadin Architect" since all of our titles start with Vaadin, but this does not mean that I'm the architect of the Vaadin framework.