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Eric Gregory12/26/12
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Defining DevOps in Sixty Seconds

The Instant Technology DevOps team attempts to define DevOps in sixty seconds.

Wayne Adams12/26/12
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Apache Pig: Beginnings

I've been experimenting with using Pig on some Fannie-Mae MBS data lately. While I don't mind writing MapReduce programs to process data (especially the fairly simple tasks I'm doing now), I really do appreciate the "magic" Pig does under the blanket, you might say.

Mikko Ohtamaa12/26/12
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Automatically Colorize Terminal Tabs Based on Server

OSX’s iTerm 2, and maybe some other terminal applications, support ANSI control sequence extensions which allow shell to set the color of the terminal tab.

Mitch Pronschinske12/26/12
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Pick up Updated SwitchYard Eclipse Tools

If you're keen on becoming one of the early adopters of SwitchYard, the eventual replacement for JBoss ESB, then you'll want to get your hands on these Eclipse tools released last month for the latest version of SwitchYard - 0.7

Peter Lawrey12/25/12
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Local Variables Inside a Loop and Performance

Sometimes a question comes up about how much work allocating a new local variable takes. My feeling has always been that the code becomes optimised to the point where this cost is static i.e. done once, not each time the code is run.

Pierre - Hugues...12/25/12
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Java STOP Thread? Think Again!

When facing a stuck Thread problem, a common question is how can I dynamically kill the observed stuck Threads in order to quickly recover my middleware environment?

Chris Koenig12/25/12
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Why I Switched to Windows Azure

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Principal Architect for Excolo Group, Casey Watson on how Casey recently made the switch from Amazon EC2 Cloud Services to Windows Azure.

Roger Jennings12/25/12
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Windows Azure Cloud Computing Posts for 12/17/2012

Roger Jennings regularly collects quality reading on his blog over at Oakleaf Systems. Check them out within.

Wely Lau12/25/12
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A Deep Look Inside Windows Azure Virtual Machines

The objective of this post is to explain under-the-hood or deep view of what’s actually inside Windows Azure Virtual Machine.

Jim O' Neil12/25/12
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Couchbase on Azure: Creating Virtual Machines

Couchbase implements a peer-peer model with a “smart-client” interface. Each machine in the cluster is co-equal, and the client interface (which will be .NET in this case) . . .

Eric Genesky12/25/12
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Titan: Big Graph Data with Cassandra

This video from DataStax is of a presentation given by Matthias Broecheler, from the Aurelius team. The presentation focuses on Apache Cassandra and Titan, a NoSQL solution for large data.

Benjamin Mitchell12/25/12
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The Stinging Foot Spray Experiment: How Data Helps in Emotional Situations

“It stings too much!” cried my young daughter after the first spray of the medicine.

Eric Gregory12/25/12
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Tutorial: Apache Pig With Amazon Elastic MapReduce - Part 5

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. For Christmas, here's the final part of the series.

Eric Gregory12/25/12
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Analyzing Big Data with Twitter - Lecture 4: Apache Pig at Twitter

Here's the fourth lecture in Berkeley ISchool's series on using Twitter (and other tools) in big data analytics. This lesson focuses on Apache Pig at Twitter.

Matthias Marschall12/25/12
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Win Free Copies of New Book on Continuous Delivery and DevOps

All you need to do is head over to the Continuous Delivery and DevOps book page and look through the product description of the book. Drop a line via the comments below this post to let us know what interests you the most about this book. It’s that simple.