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Marko Rodriguez12/05/11
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MySQL vs. Neo4j on a Large-Scale Graph Traversal

This post presents an analysis of MySQL (a relational database) and Neo4j (a graph database) in a side-by-side comparison on a simple graph traversal.

Chad Lung12/05/11
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Build a REST service with Netbeans 7, Java, and Jersey that returns JSON

One of the great things about Jersey is that it makes working with REST really easy. If your new to Jersey and REST then you can check out my previous article that shows you to easily build a simple REST service. Today I’m going to use Netbeans 7 (with...

Markus Eisele12/05/11
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Oracle Announces Availability of Oracle WebLogic Server 12c - first experiences!

Oracle announces Oracle WebLogic Server 12c the latest release of the #1 application server in this very minute. In exactly one hour from now you can attend the online launch, Developer Deep-Dive, December 1, 11:00 a.m. PT (Register here).

Nick Watts12/05/11
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The Language of Computer Science: Algorithm

Like many software developers, I think it’s interesting to know at least something of the history of computer science. Programming languages, for one, offer up genuinely intriguing tales when the history of their making is told. But there are programming...

Niklas Schlimm12/05/11
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Java 7: Project Coin in code examples

This blog introduces - by code examples - some new Java 7 features summarized under the term Project Coin. The goal of Project Coin is to add a set of small language changes to JDK 7. These changes do simplify the Java language syntax. Less typing, cleaner...

Jason Baldridge12/05/11
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First steps in Scala for first time programmers, Part 1

The is the first of several Scala tutorials I’m creating for my Fall 2011 graduate Introduction to Computational Linguistics course at UT Austin, loosely based on similar tutorials that Katrin Erk created for teaching Python in a similar course. These...

Gunnar Hillert12/05/11
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HTML5 WebSockets for JVM Developers

Anything related around HTML5 seems to be a hot button topic these days and lucky for me that I got an opportunity to take a deep dive into WebSockets. Thus, I will use this blog to post my findings over the next few days and I will present some simple...

Mitch Pronschinske12/05/11
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DevOps Tweets of the Week - 12/5

After the quiet Thanksgiving holiday week here in the States, the the DevOps community on twitter is buzzing again.  More fun and interesting tweets have been compiled once again. Here are some of the best tweets I found from last week. ...

Nuno Job12/04/11
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CouchDB in the Browser vs. Indexed Database API

There's something fundamentally wrong with the way we do browser apps in javascript which can be described in a single sentence: You can't use a local database. Or a local search engine. Even if you try to build your own abstractions you will never be...

Mitch Pronschinske12/04/11
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HA Puppetmaster At (Mt) Media Temple

Sharif Nassar: In this talk I will cover the design and setup of a high availability puppetmaster setup both for redundancy and scaling.See our HA puppetmaster...

Roger Hughes12/04/11
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More on Creating Stubs for Legacy Code - Testing Techniques 7

In my last blog, I talked about dealing with the badly behaved untestable1 SitePropertiesManager class and how to create stubs by extracting an interface.

Markus Eisele12/04/11
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The Heroes of Java: Eberhard Wolff

The eighth part in my Java interview series: "The Heroes of Java". Eberhard Wolff

Robin Bramley12/04/11
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From the trenches - Troubleshooting Solr implementations

We were recently assisting a leading UK media publisher with a search relevancy issue. The powerful Apache Solr search service was utilised by their e-commerce package but their implementation suffered from a few common problems. On top of this were some...

Mitch Pronschinske12/03/11
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DevOps & IBM

The practices and technologies of DevOps have begun to spread into what I'd call "the mainstream," which is fantastic: DevOps has a lot to offer ...