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Anders Abel12/20/12
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Sprint Goals Tie up Loose Ends

To me, a sprint demo is not only a way to show the progress of the project to the stakeholders, it is also a major success factor of the project itself.

Mitch Pronschinske12/20/12
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3-Minute ESB Evaluation Video

Learn what criteria's you should consider when selecting an ESB. This video from WSO2, gives you a framework you can use to eveluate an ESB. Their criteria may be slanted toward their own ESB, but you can still derive some value from these evaluation tactics.

Mikio Braun12/20/12
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Download the Steamdrill Demo

A few days ago, we’ve released the beta version of streamdrill, the real-time event analysis engine which we’ve extracted from our the social media analysis codebase.

Mitch Pronschinske12/20/12
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Video Tutorial: Web Services Consumer Using Apache CXF

Need a quick intro into some of the powerful features of Apache CXF. Check out this concise 5-minute tutorial. Should be a good refresher for some too.

Eric Gregory12/20/12
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Analyzing Big Data with Twitter - Lecture 2: Growing a Human-Scale Service

Here's the second lecture in Berkeley ISchool's comprehensive series on using Twitter (and other tools) in big data analytics.

Sadayuki Furuhashi12/20/12
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Fluentd: The Missing Log Collector

The fundamental problem with logs is that they are usually stored in files although they are best represented as streams. Traditionally, they've been dumped into text-based files and collected by rsync in hourly or daily fashion. With today’s web/mobile applications, this creates two problems.

Trevor Parsons12/20/12
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Getting Terminal Colors Right

As a part of our work on ANSI escape code coloring, I looked in detail at default colors used in different command line terminals. It appears form the Wikipedia article that colors are set at their brightest level with minor variances across implementations.

Eric Gregory12/20/12
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DevOps for Python: Doing More With Less

Noah Kantrowitz introduces you to Chef and Fabric, helping you to apply your Python skills in DevOps.

Eric Gregory12/20/12
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Tutorial: Apache Pig With Amazon Elastic MapReduce - Part 2

Amazon Web Services presents this five-part tutorial on using Apache Pig with Amazon Elastic MapReduce, showing you how to create a simple log-parsing app.

Mitch Pronschinske12/20/12
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Apache Camel 2.10.x and 2.9.x Lines Clean out Bugs

No major new release yet for the Enterprise Integration patterns tool, Apache Camel, but this month they did have a round of incremental releases that squashed a total of 118 bugs between the two.

Bozhidar Bozhanov12/20/12
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What is Challenging for Developers?

In a previous post of mine I asked the question: do programmers get bored? And yes, sometimes they do, especially if there are no challenges.

Dustin Marx12/20/12
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Groovy JDK (GDK): Date and Calendar

Groovy makes working with dates and times a little easier when third-party frameworks are not available or cannot be used.

Esen Sagynov12/19/12
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When you should and should NOT use ENUM data type

ENUM is a new enumerated data type introduced in CUBRID 9.0. Like in all programming languages, the ENUM type is a data type composed of a set of static, ordered values. Users can define numeric and string values for ENUM columns.

Leigh Shevchik12/19/12
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5 Reasons to Implement a Content Delivery Network (CDN)

By now, we’re all familiar with the adage that “content is king” on the interwebs. That still may be the case — but even a king has limits.

Tommy Patterson12/19/12
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Be Victor in Your Virtualization Environment (Part 1)

Do you ever feel like your Windows server is not performing well in the VMware environment, as if it were a sponsor-less contestant in the arena of the annual hunger games?