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Anders Karlsson12/19/13
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MariaDB Database Disk Snapshot Backups on Windows

Using disk snapshots to perform MariaDB backups has become more and more common, but this seems to have been limited to Linux and Cloud environments. There has been a notion that Snapshots cannot be done on native Windows, the way we can do snapshots using LVM on Linux, for example.

Scott Lewis12/19/13
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Creating a RESTful Remote Service Provider

ECF's implementation of OSGi Remote Services supports the creation of custom distribution providers. Why would anyone wish to do this, when they could simply reuse one of the existing providers? Here are some good reasons...

Dan Kuebrich12/19/13
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Beyond Averages

Traditionally we aggregate our data into summary statistics like averages or percentiles. In order to truly understand our systems, we need to know when and how to sidestep those abstractions, to get deep, detailed performance insight.

Aliza Earnshaw12/19/13
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DevOps Team? No. DevOps Toolchain? Yes.

Though it’s common to hear people talking about “DevOps teams” — or see job postings for “DevOps” — to leaders of this technology movement, the phrase is like the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard. So why do those in the know freely talk about a DevOps toolchain? It’s because a common toolchain helps developers and IT operations people work together more collaboratively to achieve the goals of the business.

Craig Matsumoto12/19/13
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NFV’s Obstacles Are Coming Into Focus

Just how much work is ahead for network functions virtualization (NFV) became clear during sessions at last week’s Carrier Network Virtualization conference in Santa Clara, Calif. Presenters were bullish on NFV, but during the course of a day, they brought up several obstacles the technology still has to maneuver.

Antonio Goncalves12/19/13
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Java EE 7 JavaDoc on Dash

I’ve recently discovered Dash. It’s an API documentation browser which gives you offline access to 130+ API documentation sets.

Hubert Klein Ikkink12/19/13
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Grails Plugin: Servlet Filter to Add X-Frame-Options Response Header

The Grails plugin X-Frame-Options adds a new servlet filter to our Grails application. The servlet filter adds a response header.

Marc Löffler12/19/13
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10 More Things to Drive Your Scrum Master Crazy

It’s been a long time since I wrote “10 things to drive your Scrum Master crazy” and it’s about time to give you some new weapons. So, here they are:

Mike Cottmeyer12/19/13
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Are We Solving The Right Problem?

It’s been a funny transition the past few years as agile has gone more and more mainstream. You used to have to start every talk with an explanation of the Agile Manifesto… you don’t have to do that anymore, people generally get it.

Leigh Shevchik12/19/13
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Computer Architecture Has Hit a Power Wall

Ben Hindman's talk set out to define the ‘future stack’ by taking a deep dive into the evolution and future of computing architecture.

Lukas Eder12/19/13
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Add LATERAL Joins or CROSS APPLY to Your SQL Tool Chain

SQL features have a unique trait that few other languages have. They are obscure to those who don’t know them, as every language feature introduces a new syntax with new keywords. In this case: APPLY and LATERAL.

Ralf Quebbemann12/19/13
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Useful Subversion Pre-Commit Hook Script for Linux Servers

Looking for useful subversion pre-commit hooks? Maybe this script is for you. It's a Linux bash shell script and also makes use of python.

Raymond Camden12/19/13
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Using the Autodivider Feature in jQuery Mobile

A few days ago, a reader wanted to create a list of dates in jQuery Mobile and group them by date. Turns out, this is fairly easy using the Autodividers feature of the ListView widget. In this article, you'll learn how to create dividers in lists automatically using jQuery Mobile.

Kai Wähner12/19/13
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Logging, Processing and Monitoring Data using Talend, ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana

Your mission-critical projects need complex event processing, real-time management and monitoring. Talend 5.4's new feature, Talend Event Logging, allows logging, processing and monitoring of all technical events and business data. In this article, I will focus on how to process, filter and monitor business data.

Konrad Malawski12/19/13
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Scala Reflection Basics – Accessing an Object's Private Field Explained

Today’s blog post will be on the slightly weird side, because as Scala developers we don’t usually need to reach into reflection to solve problems at hand.