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Mark Needham02/08/13
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R: Modelling a Conversion Rate with a Binomial Distribution

As part of some work Sid and I were doing last week we wanted to simulate the conversion rate for an A/B testing we were planning. We started with the following function which returns the simulated conversion rate for a given conversion rate of 12%...

Eric Minick02/08/13
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UrbanCode's uTalk on the Term "DevOps"

The first entry in UrbanCode's uTalk video series explores the term "DevOps" itself.

Doug Turnbull02/08/13
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Escaping Solr Query Characters In Python

I’ve been working in some Python Solr client code. One area where bugs have cropped up is in query terms that need to be escaped before passing to Solr.

Ben Kepes02/08/13
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Appsecute Launches a DevOps Focused Social Stream

Exciting times at Appsecute at the moment as the team begins to unveil its new vision for the company.

Eric Gregory02/08/13
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An Introduction to Hadoop on Azure

At the ØREDEV conference in Sweden, Yaniv Rodenski spoke about Hadoop on Azure, discussing how it works, various storage options, cloud service integration, and more. Here's what he had to say.

Ralf Quebbemann02/08/13
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How To Dynamically Change a Web Service Endpoint URL with Metro

A really cool feature of GlassFish Metro (and maybe other webservice stacks) is the ability to change the webservice endpoint URL at runtime. Check out this example of how to do it.

Mitch Pronschinske02/08/13
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Building LinkedIn's Real-Time Data Pipeline

At the core of many of LinkedIn's analytics applications is a real-time data pipeline built on top of Apache Kafka. This system handles over 10 billion messages writes per day for thousands of production processes.

Mitch Pronschinske02/08/13
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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (2/8/13)

An article by a Cornell professor sparks a debate about MongoDB's fault-tolerance, and we get to see how the CEO of Evernote gets things done. Plus Drupal 8 gets a new default editor and the greatest CSS3 demo of all time arrives!

Jason Sherman02/08/13
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ServiceMix: Remote JMX Connection

At first it might seem baffling as to why you are unable to make a remote JMX connection to a Linux server but the resolution is really quite simple.

Johanna Rothman02/08/13
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Agile Lifecycles for Geographically Distributed Teams, Part 2

A second example of geographically distributed development organizations. This example will show you how to use a project manager with Kanban and teams in silos.

Johanna Rothman02/08/13
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Agile Lifecycles for Geographically Distributed Teams, Part 1

I’ve been working with geographically distributed and dispersed teams for the past couple of years. Some of them on quite large programs, some of them reasonably small. What they all have in common is that they all want to transition to agile.

Giorgio Sironi02/07/13
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Experiences with the book club

The book club is a way to invest time and a little bit of money (books, paper) in improving your team's skills; it requires only a few experienced members willing to drive the discussion and provide tips for the others.

Cagdas Basaraner02/07/13
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10 Groups of Software Quality Factors That Should Always Be Remembered

Here are 20 software quality factors which are grouped to 10 according to their similarities. These factors should always be remembered on software development process.

Don Pinto02/07/13
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Couchbase Plugin for Elasticsearch - Now in Beta

When we released the developer preview of our Couchbase plugin for Elasticsearch back in September we received a lot of great feedback from the community.

Tim Spann02/07/13
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Get Heroku on Your Raspberry Pi

This script requires superuser access to install apt packages. You will be prompted for your password by . . .