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Matt Raible12/13/13
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A Webapp Makeover with Spring 4 and Spring Boot

As part of a recent project, I was tasked with upgrading a webapp like this to use Spring 4 and Spring Boot. I also figured I'd try to minimize the XML. This is my story on how I upgraded to Spring 4, Jersey 2, Java 8 and Spring Boot 0.5.0 M6.

Doug Turnbull12/13/13
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Codd’s Relational Vision: Has NoSQL Come Full Circle?

Much of the NoSQL movement feels like a rebellion against the “old timey” feeling relational databases. The author thought it would be fascinating to dig into the value of relational databases. In short, relational databases were the noSomething, and he aimed to find out what that something was.

Peter Verhas12/13/13
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Design Patterns: Pattern or Anti-Pattern, That is the Question

I have recently encountered the wiki page Anti-pattern that has an exhaustive list of anti patterns.

Seth Proctor12/13/13
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Configuring a NuoDB Database for Geo-Distributed Deployment

In NuoDB 2.0.1, a region is a property that represents a geographic location for the database. Such locations might include a data center in a major city, country, or building location. This article describes how to configure a NuoDB database to include geographical regions and region-level commits.

Scott Leberknight12/13/13
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Handling Big Data with HBase Part 1: Introduction

HBase is a database that provides real-time, random read and write access to tables meant to store billions of rows and millions of columns. It is designed to run on a cluster of commodity servers and to automatically scale as more servers are added, while retaining the same performance.

Barton George12/13/13
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Project Sputnik Profile Tool: Docker Joins the Cause

Rather than re-inventing the wheel, and to help provide perspective, we are now working with the folks from Docker. They will be giving us their feedback, helping with integration and creating a Go profile.

Paul Reed12/13/13
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A Cornucopia of DevOps Tools

As the holiday season approaches, we take a moment to sit down with Sarah Goff-Dupont and James Dumay from Atlassian’s Bamboo team to discuss the full stack of tools used by companies of all sizes, from startups to massive enterprises

Jim Bird12/13/13
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Stop Telling Stories

There are beautiful, simple ideas in today’s Agile development methods that work really well. And some that don’t. Like defining all of your requirements as User Stories. I don’t like the format that most teams use to write stories. And I don’t like how they use them.

Johanna Rothman12/13/13
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How Many People Can You Manage as a Manager?

In my first management role, I “managed” one person. My managee didn’t need much management. He guided me into how to manage him more than I managed him. Later in my management career, I managed a “team” of 15 testers.

John Cook12/13/13
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Book Review: Practical Data Analysis

The biggest strength of Hector Cuesta’s new book may be that it brings together in one place information on tools that are used together but whose documentation is scattered. The book is great source for sample code, and more.

Ariya Hidayat12/13/13
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JavaScript Kinetic Scrolling: Part 2

In the second part of this series of JavaScript kinetic scrolling example, the inertial effect is implemented. This is done by tracking the movement while the user is still dragging the view and then automatically scroll the view until it stops at some point.

Mitch Pronschinske12/13/13
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DigitalOcean Growth Rate is Higher than AWS

Take a look at DigitalOcean's growth numbers this month. They've outpaced all of Amazon Web Services, which is impressive given the number of services that AWS entails, and the straightforward single service that DigitalOcean provides.

Antonio Santiago12/13/13
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Using More Than One Property File in Spring MVC

Spring is one of the most important, powerful and also complex frameworks in the actual Java panorama.

Stephen Chin12/13/13
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NightHacking Worldwide Event with Brian Goetz

On January 16th, I will be holding a worldwide hack day with Brian Goetz and Stuart Marks on Java 8 lambdas.

Ayende Rahien12/13/13
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SafeList, SafeDictionary–fast immutable structures

After the issues we run into with immutable structures, I decided that I still wanted to maintain the same guarantees that immutable data structures gave us, but that still maintain the speed of mutable structures.