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Wayne Adams11/16/11
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Monitoring classloading in JDI

For the last few weeks, I have been building a Java process monitoring tool based on the Java Debug Interface. Although I've done much of this work before, it has been a few years, and so now I'm retracing my steps. As I remember the details and...

Mitch Pronschinske11/15/11
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NoSQL Zone - The Sequel to SQL

Isn't it about time you had a place where you could go to get fresh news and articles focused solely on NoSQL technology everyday?Other sites may cover just one facet, or write one post every 3 weeks, but DZone's new NoSQL Zone has its hand on the pulse of...

David Pell11/15/11
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New MongoDB Alerts and Advisories Page Surfaces

Jira, the service for submitting bug reports and feature requests related to MongoDB, has been around for most of the project's lifespan.  But so that interested parties can quickly access information on the issues deemed most critical, the team has just...

Emmanuel Espina11/15/11
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Performance of Google’s V8 Javascript engine in Solr

The use of scripting languages to add new functionality to systems is something that I’ve always found very helpful. You don’t have to download the source code of the system, if it has “scriptable” parts you can add simple functionality in minutes...

Lynda Moulton11/15/11
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Why is it so Hard to "Get" Semantics Inside the Enterprise?

Semantic Software Technologies: Landscape of High Value Applications for the Enterprise was published just over a year ago. Since then the marketplace has been increasingly active; new products emerge and discussion about what semantics might mean for the...

Lukas Eder11/15/11
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Overload API methods with care

Overloading methods is a strong concept in API design, especially when your API is a fluent API or DSL (Domain Specific Language). This is the case for jOOQ, where you often want to use the exact same method name for various means of interaction with the...

Roger Hughes11/15/11
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Software is Art

I perhaps shouldn’t mention this, but one of my colleagues sent around an email pointing to a very cool video made, I suspect, by a competitor, and saying how good it was. At about a minute or two in, they showed some code and bragged at about their...

Niklas Schlimm11/15/11
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Java EE 6 and the snowball effect

Java EE application servers increase their feature sets (APIs and administration features) whilst business applications get smaller and smaller. This introduces a new issue: if you need a single feature of a new application server version you'll get a...

Markus Eisele11/15/11
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The Heroes of Java: Michael Hüttermann

The sixth part in my Java interview series: "The Heroes of Java". Michael Hüttermann

Ant Kutschera11/15/11
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A really simple but powerful rule engine

I have the requirement to use a rule engine. I want something light weight and fairly simple, yet powerful. While there are products out there which are super good, I don't want something with the big learning overhead. And, I fancied writing my...

Axel Rauschmayer11/15/11
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GWT and Dart

GWT’s Bruce Johnson writes about GWT’s future, in light of the recent introduction of Dart. Quote:

Robert Diana11/15/11
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Researching NoSQL Is No Different Than The Early RDBMS Market

How quickly we forget what the dark ages of RDBMS was like. Researching NoSQL solutions is not much different than researching RDBMS software in the mid-90s. Each solution had their problems, some of them severe, and most of the problems would be fixed...

Cody Powell11/15/11
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MongoDB Is a Tool, Not THE Tool

There's been a lot of angst (exhibit A, B) and counter-angst (exhibit C, D) directed at MongoDB lately.

Eugen Paraschiv11/14/11
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REST API Discoverability and HATEOAS

This is the forth of a series of articles about setting up a secure RESTful Web Service using Spring 3.1 and Spring Security 3.1 with Java based configuration. The article will focus on Discoverability of the REST API, HATEOAS and practical scenarios...

Mitch Pronschinske11/14/11
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DevOps Tweets of the Week - 11/14

Always entertaining are the insightful or agitated comments from developers and sysadmins on twitter.  The DevOps community has quite a strong twitter presence where plenty of people sound off on what's got them angry or excited.  Here are some of the best...