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Swizec Teller11/08/12
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A Retrospective of an Unproductive Day

Last night I was going to bed thinking “Man, I accomplished nothing today! What a waste.” But then I stopped feeling bad (and became awesome instead) and thought about a small bit of advice Marc Anderssen pushed into the internet a few weeks ago...

Tomasz Nurkiewicz11/08/12
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Request and Response - Discovering Akka

In this episode we will learn how to send reply message to the sender and how to integrate synchronous, blocking API with (by definition) asynchronous system based on message passing.

John Cook11/08/12
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R Without Hadley Wickham

Tim Hopper asked on Twitter today: rstats programming without @hadleywickham’s libraries is like ________ without _________.

Mainak Goswami11/08/12
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Deep Diving into Cloning

Before we proceed with the cloning concept let’s refresh our basics with the object creation concept. When the objects are created using the new operator the objects gets the memory allocation in the Heap.

Sean Hull11/08/12
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Crisis Management Under the Microscope

The news this past week has brought endless images of devastation from all across the metropolitan region. More than once, in conversations about the recovery efforts, I’ve commented, “That’s similar to what I do.” Web operations is every bit about disaster recovery and crisis management in the datacenter.

Krishna Prasad11/08/12
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Control Bus Pattern with Spring Integration and JMS

I will show you how a Control Bus can control your application or a component to start or stop listening to JMS message.

Marcus Martina11/08/12
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Continuous Releasing of Maven Artifacts

Conceptually Maven distinguishes between snapshot versions and release versions. For top-level Maven projects that are continuously integrated it is unnatural to make this distinction.

Brian O' Neill11/08/12
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CQL: Seismic Shift or Simply a SQL Veneer for Cassandra?

If you have recently come to Cassandra and you are happily using CQL, this blog post will probably only serve to confuse you. You may want to stop here.

Shannon Behrens11/08/12
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Trip to "reflections projections|2012"

I gave a talk and a codelab on Dart at reflections projections|2012 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Patroklos Papapetrou11/08/12
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Working with Dependencies to Eliminate Unwanted Cycles

In this article, you'll learn that the Dependency Structure Matrix (DSM) in Sonar is a valuable tool to recognize cycles in your projects and dependencies between software components.

Venkatesh Kris...11/08/12
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Boss to Employees: Don't Work Too Hard

Even though I keep myself engaged in the Agile community quite upto date, I have hardly seen companies asking employees not to work hard or making it a policy not to work hard.

Mark Needham11/08/12
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Clojure: Mahout’s ‘entropy’ Function

As I mentioned in a couple of previous posts Jen and I have been playing around with Mahout random forests and for a few hours last week we spent some time looking through the code to see how it worked.

James Sugrue11/08/12
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Thursday Code Puzzler: String Permutations

It's been a while, but the Thursday code puzzlers are back!

Bozhidar Bozhanov11/07/12
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A Tip For Properly Utilizing Hibernate 2nd Level Cache

Your entity is @Cacheable, your cache is configured properly, but still, loading an entity produces a lot of sql queries. I noticed that the other day, and realized something: hibernate does not cache collection mappings.

Arthur Charpentier11/07/12
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Normality Versus Goodness-of-Fit Tests

In many cases, in statistical modeling, we would like to test whether the underlying distribution from an i.i.d. sample lies in a given (parametric) family. One natural (though not necessarily correct) approach is to use goodness-of-fit tests.