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Steve Rogalsky01/16/13
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Kanban At Home

Kanban has crept from the workplace into our home. Here is a quick post to tell you how we build our board, how we use it, and the results.

Mikio Braun01/16/13
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What is Streamdrill's Trick?

In the previous posts I talked about what streamdrill is good for and how it compares to other Big Data approaches to real-time event processing.

Cagdas Basaraner01/16/13
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A Serverless, Zero-Configuration Database Solution: SQLite

Most software need saving data. Sometimes that data is predicted to be small and hundreds or thousands of transactions on it will not be needed at the same time.

David Winterbottom01/16/13
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Configuring Logging for Postgres.app

You're using Postgres.app on a Mac for local development but are getting SQL errors from your application. You're seeing an error message.

Raghuraman Bala...01/16/13
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Log Archive and Analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier - Part IV

We now have the logs coming from CloudFront, Web/App and Search tier to the centralized log storage in Amazon S3. In this final post of this series, let's now see what are the options at storage level from cost point of view and what to do with mountains of logs.

Ravi Kalakota01/16/13
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Is the Big Data Shakeout Coming in 2013?

Is the inevitable Big Data shakeout coming? If you are an enterprise customer, how do you prepare for this? What strategies do you adopt to take advantage of the situation?

Bill Bejeck01/16/13
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MapReduce Algorithms – Secondary Sorting

This post covers the pattern of secondary sorting, found in chapter 3 of Data-Intensive Text Processing with MapReduce.

Mitch Pronschinske01/16/13
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Apache Isis Quickstart Archetype

Continuing with our intro to the newly anointed top-level project, Apache Isis, we now take a look at how to get started with Apache Isis running the Maven quickstart archetype. With it, you'll be able to generate your first Apache Isis application

Mitch Pronschinske01/16/13
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Apache Camel Monitoring: Jamod Loopback and Logging Demo

This screencast demonstrates the use of the Jamod component for Apache Camel for monitoring the status of Modbus devices. It also demonstrates how quick and easy it is to provide loopback functionality to a Modbus device without making wiring changes.

Attila-mihaly Balazs01/16/13
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Changes to String.substring in Java 7

It is common knowledge that Java optimizes the substring operation for the case where you generate a lot of substrings of the same source string. It does this by using the (value, offset, count) way of storing the information. See an example below:

Mitch Pronschinske01/15/13
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Graph Search: A Sign of Things to Come

It seems like we've been speculating for such a long time that Facebook would release its own smartphone. And while we're still waiting to see that after years of rumors, today it's a surprise to many that Mark Zuckerberg called a press conference today and introduced Graph Search.

John Ferguson Smart01/15/13
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Functional Test Coverage - taking BDD reporting to the next level

Conventional test reports, generated by tools such as JUnit or TestNG, naturally focus on what tests have been executed, and whether they passed or failed. While this is certainly useful from a testing perspective, these reports are far from telling the whole picture.

Tomasz Nurkiewicz01/15/13
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@Cacheable overhead in Spring

Spring 3.1 introduced great caching abstraction layer. Finally we can abandon all home-grown aspects, decorators and code polluting our business logic related to caching.

Francois Zaninotto01/15/13
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Node.js for PHP Programmers #1: Event-driven programming... and Pasta.

For a PHP developer, asynchronicity is the most puzzling aspect of the Node.js runtime. It's simply a new way to write programs. And once you pass the first learning steps, event-driven programming opens a world of possibilities PHP programmers would never dream of. I'll try to explain you how it works, but first, let's talk about pasta.

Troy Hunt01/15/13
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Inviting Hackers into Your Automated Home

I was at the Web Directions South conference the other day and you know what really struck me? There is a lot of very cool, very connected stuff either here now or coming very soon. Hackable stuff!