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Daniel Doubrovkine12/16/12
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Losing Control of the Heroku PaaS

Today, I find myself releasing heroku-forward, a gem born from frustration, that works around a seemingly simple limitation of the platform - a 60 seconds application boot timeout.

Sadayuki Furuhashi12/16/12
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Treasure Data Working as an Alternative to Hadoop

Viki.com is no stranger to Hadoop. They have very talented engineers, and before introducing Treasure Data, they used to run their own Hadoop cluster to analyze millions of pageview and user event data.

Jim Bird12/16/12
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What Refactoring is, and what it isn’t - According to Kent Beck and Martin Fowler

Sometimes redesigning and rewriting code is the right thing to do. But be honest and clear. Don’t hide this under the name of refactoring.

Krishna Prasad12/16/12
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JMS Mbean Configuration in Spring Integration

Spring IntegrationJMS message-driven-channel-adapter has good MBean support through DefaultMessageListenerContainer where we can control the flow of messages to the subscribers. In this blog I will demonstrate some of these capabilities.

Geoffrey Papilion12/16/12
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6 Phone Screen Questions for an Ops Candidate

My company is hiring, and I’ve been thinking a lot more about what types of question are appropriate for a phone interview, but still give enough detail to lead me to a conclusion as to whether I think the person on the other end is competent.

Ben Kepes12/16/12
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On Organizations’ Real Requirements Around Big Data

Every time another vendor takes the “big data” moniker and applies it to some legacy system a cat somewhere on the internet dies.

Mitch Pronschinske12/16/12
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Leverage Enterprise Integration Patterns with Apache Camel and Twitter

Bruno Borges talks at JavaOne 2012 about Leverage Enterprise Integration Patterns with Apache Camel and Twitter.

Sadayuki Furuhashi12/16/12
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How To Analyze Twitter Data From Node.js Applications in 15 Minutes

We decided to investigate how we can integrate Treasure Data with Node.js. The end product is a pair of articles on our documentation website: Streaming Twitter Data into Treasure Data from Node.js

Peter Lawrey12/16/12
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Wasting time by saving memory

Memory and disk space is getting cheaper all the time, but the cost of an hours development is increasing. Often I see people trying to save memory or disk space which literally wasn't worth worrying about.

Simon Brown12/16/12
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Moving Fast Requires Good Communication

Boxes and lines diagrams *can* work very well, but there are many pitfalls associated with sketching software architecture in this way. My approach is to use a collection of simple diagrams, each showing a different level of abstraction.

Veera Sundar12/15/12
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How to Change the Default Webapp Deployment Location of Tomcat in Eclipse

When you deploy your Java web application to the Apache Tomcat server, via Eclipse, by default the web app will be deployed to a directory that is not so easy to remember.

Gaurav Mantri12/15/12
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Cerebrata Story - Azure Management Cmdlets

In this blog post I will describe how we built our 3rd product – Azure Management Cmdlets. In short this product contains a number of PowerShell Cmdlets for managing Windows Azure.

Raghuraman Bala...12/15/12
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Archive and Analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier - Part 1

Here's a follow-up to the introductory post on archive and analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier. Enjoy.

Nishant Chandra12/15/12
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MySQL Performance Considerations

Over-sized columns, maintaining indexes, hibernate tuning etc - Common MySQL performance and data issues and how to deal with them.

Jan Machacek12/15/12
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How to Persist Instances in Cassandra Using Hector and Scala

I am going to show you how I went about solving how to persist instances in Cassandra, using Hector, in the function insert(instance) in Scala. To work out how these instances are going to be persisted, I shall use type classes. More than just the code, I...