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Peter Lawrey02/26/13
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Performance Java Training Details

I have created a group for announcements and discussions regarding Higher Frequency Trading's Java Training. This training emphasizes simple and deterministic designs and code is the best path to easily to develop, innovate and maintain applications.

Jakub Holý02/26/13
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JDBC: What Resources You Have to Close and When?

I was never sure what resources in JDBC must be explicitely closed and wasn’t able to find it anywhere explained. Finally my good colleague, Magne Mære, has explained it to me

Robert Diana02/26/13
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NoSQL Job Trends for February 2013

Today is the NoSQL installment of the February job trends. For the NoSQL job trends, I am continuing to focus on Cassandra, Redis, Voldemort, SimpleDB, CouchDB, MongoDB, HBase, and Riak.

Eric Genesky02/26/13
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MongoDB and Java: Big Data Made Easy

Here's a video from Oracle Learning that covers the ways in which MongoDB has been adopting Java applications, as well as how to query Mongo using the Java driver.

Brian Gracely02/26/13
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Threat Protection vs. Threat Detection

Aaron and Brian Katz (@bmkatz) talk with Simon Crosby (@simoncrosby, Founder/CTO at Bromium) about the landscape of security threats on the Internet, recent high-profile hackings . . .

Krishna Prasad02/26/13
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Calling a Webservice from Java using Maven

Typically, when you call a Webservice from Java, you need to create a Stub class and use that stub class to call the Webservice in Java.

John Sonmez02/26/13
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Where Is Agile Now?

It seems that we have now entered a phase where Agile is accepted as the default and now instead of everyone trying to pitch the idea of Agile, everyone is trying to fix their broken Agile implementations.

Edmund Kirwan02/26/13
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A Simple Suggestion to Radically Improve Your Package Structure

You don't need elaborate JSRs to build a better package structure. You just need a direction.

Alex Soto02/26/13
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Code Quality Stage Using Jenkins

In Continuous Delivery each build is potentially shippable. This fact implies among a lot of other things, to assign a none snapshot version to your components as fast as possible so you can refer them through all the process.

Claire Umeda02/26/13
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The Impact of Real-Time Big Data on Business

In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, this panel of CTOs from AppNexus, adMarketplace, Tapad, x+1 and Aerospike discussed issues and best practices in architecting and operating Real-time Big Data systems at ad:tech New York, 2012.

Nadav Azaria02/26/13
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Executing a Command Line Executable From Java

In this post we'll deal with a common need for Java developers. Execute and manage an external process from within Java. Since this task is quite common we set out to find a Java library to help us accomplish it.

Alex Holmes02/26/13
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Using the Libjars Option with Hadoop

When working with MapReduce one of the challenges that is encountered early-on is determining how to make your third-part JAR’s available to the map and reduce tasks.

Steven Willmott02/26/13
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5 Things We Learned About APIs At Apistrat

We just had two amazing days at API Strategy and Practice in New York with great conversations! A full review coming up – but on the way home we just wanted to share a few technical gems which stood out from the sessions...

Ricky Ho02/26/13
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Text Processing, Part 2: Oh, Inverted Index

This is the second part of my text processing series. In this blog, we'll look into how text documents can be stored in a form that can be easily retrieved by a query. I'll used the popular open source Apache Lucene index for illustration.

Johannes Brodwall02/26/13
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Agile Release Pattern: Feature-On/Off-Switch

If you want to release frequently, a problem you may encounter is that some features, even though functionally complete, don’t stand well on their own, but require other features to be valuable to the user. A Feature-on/off-switch is a simple idea for dealing with this.