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A. Jesse Jiryu Davis12/20/12
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Yes, Every MongoDB Driver Supports Every Command

This post is in response to a persistent form of question I receive about MongoDB drivers: "Does driver X support feature Y?"

Bruno Terkaly12/20/12
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Consuming Azure Mobile Services from Android: Part 1

This series shows you how to use Windows Azure Mobile Services to leverage data in an Android application.

Phil Whelan12/20/12
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How to Quickly Launch a Cassandra Cluster on Amazon EC2

Whirr makes it very easy to start and stop a Cassandra cluster in the cloud without leaving the comfort of your laptop.

Mitch Pronschinske12/20/12
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10 Tips to Making Products That People Will Love

Over the past 30 years, Marty Cagan has defined and built products for some of the most successful companies in the world, including Hewlett-Packard, Netscape Communications, America Online, and eBay. He shared his top 10 secrets to creating products customers love.

John Cook12/20/12
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Beethoven, Beatles, and Beyoncé: More on the Lindy Effect

John Cook continues his look at the Lindy Effect, this time focusing on the persistence of creative (data) artifacts like music.

Ayende Rahien12/20/12
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Does the Command Pattern Stand the Test of Time?

The command pattern is a behavioral design pattern in which an object is used to represent and encapsulate all the information needed to call a method at a later time.

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.