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Greg Totsline12/21/12
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Relative Performance of Three Approaches to toString()

I put together a quick experiment to compare the relative performance of three approaches to providing toString(): generated by Eclipse, Apache Reflection, and XML Marshalling. All three approaches support inheritance.

Mitch Pronschinske12/21/12
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Master Worker Pattern in JMS

A user asked a recent question on SO for their "application which needs to process huge file stored in DB in multiple rows." Here were the steps he wanted to trigger (he didn't know how to get step 2 going).

Eric Gregory12/21/12
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The DevOps Future is Here, It's Just Not Evenly Distributed (Yet)

The USENIX Association presents Kris Buytaert: "We've come a long way since introducing new ideas in server automation and deployment, and also in creating a culture of collaboration between the traditional silos in organizations..."

Douglas Rathbone12/21/12
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Set Up Scheduled Log File Cleaning for Windows Servers Running IIS

These days IIS has so many bells and whistles installed that it can be hard to find the settings panel that does what you want it to do. The one thing that is lacking as a feature in IIS is log file recycling.

Eric Gregory12/21/12
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DevOps + Chef + Windows at Ancestry.com

Dan Gilmer from Ancestry.com talks DevOps, Chef, and Windows in this presentation from Opscode.

Eric Gregory12/21/12
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Tutorial: Apache Pig With Amazon Elastic MapReduce - Part 3

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.

Eric Gregory12/21/12
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Analyzing Big Data with Twitter - Lecture 3: Intro to Hadoop

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

Arthur Charpentier12/21/12
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Econometric Modeling in Finance and Insurance with the R Language

On February 15th, IFM2, the Institute of Financial Mathematics in Montréal will organize an (one day) Executive workshop on Econometric Modeling in Finance and Insurance with the R language.

Mitch Pronschinske12/21/12
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Managing and Monitoring Spring Integration Applications

Learn some useful the options for managing and monitoring applications that use Spring Integration. This tutorial will take you thorough STS Templates, JMX, and Spring Insight.

Sander Mak12/21/12
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Scala and Git: Power Tools Disrupting the Status Quo

I know, the comparison between a source control system and a programming language falls flat quickly when pushed too hard. But bear with me, because I do believe it can put the Scala complexity discussion in a new perspective.

Dustin Marx12/21/12
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Groovy: Multiple Values for a Single Command-line Option

One of the many features that makes Groovy an attractive scripting language is its built-in command-line argument support via CliBuilder.

Zemian Deng12/21/12
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Getting Started with Quartz Scheduler on MySQL Database

Here are some simple steps to get you fully started with Quartz Scheduler on MySQL database using Groovy. The script below will allow you to quickly experiment different Quartz configuration settings using an external file.

Allen Coin12/20/12
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How Flickr delivers Real-Time Push Notifications using Node.js and Redis

Push notifications are, of course, nothing new. Recently, Joshua Cohen at the Flickr blog described Flickr's process for delivering real-time push notifications using Node.js and Redis.

James Sugrue12/20/12
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Thursday Code Puzzler: Self Replicating Program

This week, the challenge is to create a program that is self replicating.

Cagdas Basaraner12/20/12
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10 Software Process Management Best Practices

Regardless of software process management type (waterfall, scrum, iterative etc.), there are some main rules which should be considered about software process management.