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Rob Golding12/13/12
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Graphing Traffic With Munin's IP Plugin

This post explores using the Munin ip_ plugin to monitor traffic to and from particular hosts using iptables.

Geoffrey Papilion12/13/12
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Just Enough Ops of Devs

A few weeks ago I was reading through the chef documentaion and I came across the page “Just Enough Ruby for Chef.” This inspired me to put together a quick article on how much Linux a developer needs to know.

Trisha Gee12/13/12
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Agile++: When Agile Goes Well

If you see anything about LMAX - the Disruptor, Continuous Delivery, or even the selection criteria for hiring developers, you'll see that LMAX is pretty keen on Agile. However, no-one's documented the Agile process there, as far as I know.

Krishna Prasad12/13/12
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Using Spring FakeFtpServer to JUnit test a Spring Integration Flow

In this Spring Integration FakeFtpServer example, I will demonstrate using Spring FakeFtpServer to JUnit test a Spring Integration flow. This is an interesting topic, and there are few articles on Unit testing file transfers, which gives some insight on this topic.

Vijay Narayanan12/13/12
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Surfing The Innovation Wave – Talk by Sharad Sharma

Heard a very interesting talk by Mr Sharad Sharma titled “Surfing The Innovation Waves” that puts in context the nature of innovation happening in the marketplace and the contextual forces behind the changes.

Zemian Deng12/13/12
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Creating Oracle Stored Procedure Using Java

Did you know you can write Oracle database stored procedure in Java? Give this a try in your sqlplus prompt.

Konrad Malawski12/13/12
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Use Scala’s DynamicVariable to Avoid Closing Over a Value in Akka

If you’ve ever read Akka’s docs about Actors or saw this blogbost about how to avoid closing over the sender in Akka you already know why you shouldn’t close over the sender value when implementing actors with futures inside them.

Giorgio Sironi12/12/12
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The danger of large releases: Trenord case study

Stopping or delaying the majority of trains (and thousands of people) for days isn't the best advertising for large releases.

Ashish Sarin12/12/12
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Interacting with newly created bean instances using Spring's BeanPostProcessor

BeanPostProcessor is used to interact with newly created bean instances before and/or after their initialization method is invoked by the Spring container. You can use BeanPostProcessor to execute custom logic before and/or after bean’s initialization method is invoked by the Spring container.

Kristoffer Sjögren12/12/12
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WSDL Sucks

WSDL sucks. The whole WS-* protocol stack sucks. There, I said it. System integration should not be this hard

Brent Stineman12/12/12
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Azure Websites Quotas, Scaling, and Pricing

Today’s topic is Windows Azure Web Sites quotas and pricing. Currently we (Microsoft) doesn’t IMHO do a very good job of making this information real clear.

Krishna Kumar12/12/12
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Software Development and Geography

This is a nice image from 37Signals showing where their developers are located around the world . . .

Mark Needham12/12/12
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Micro Services: Plugging in 3rd party components

Over the past few weeks I’ve been involved in conversations with different clients around micro services and one thing about this architecture that seems quite popular is the ability to easily plug in 3rd party components.

Raghuraman Bala...12/12/12
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Archive and Analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier: Introduction

In this first part of a multi-post article let's take up a case of a typical e-commerce web application with the above characteristics and setup a best practice architecture for logging, analysis and archiving in AWS.

Eric Gregory12/12/12
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Dev of the Week: Hirvesh Munogee

This week we're talking to Hirvesh Munogee, founder and editor of Functionn, a site collecting and sharing open source resources for web developers and designers.