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Kristina Chodorow11/28/12
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MongoDB Changing Default: Now, Write Errors are Reported

I’m really happy to share that, in a coordinated effort, all official MongoDB drivers are changing their defaults to return a response from writes today.

Willie Wheeler11/28/12
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Designing Configuration Management Schemas

One important issue that comes up when undertaking a configuration management effort is how to design “the schema” for configuration management data. There are a couple of general and complementary approaches you need to know about if you’re working on this.

Stephen Forte11/28/12
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Building a Data Warehouse, Part 1: When to Build

Most developers are scared of “Business Intelligence” or BI. Most think that BI consists of cubes, pivot/drill down apps, and analytical decision support systems. While those are very typical outcomes of a BI effort, many people forget about the first step, the data warehouse.

Arthur Charpentier11/28/12
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Silly Heat Maps, Significant Stats, and More Data Links of the Week

This week's links from Arthur Charpentier take a look at contextually challenged heatmaps, ask how significant statistically significant correlations really are, and much more.

Ben Kepes11/28/12
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Apprenda Launches Hybrid Cloud Support

Apprenda is today announcing the new version of its Paas service. Apprenda is kind of the PaaS whipping boy – their focus on providing very deep single language solutions goes against the current polyglot orthodoxy.

Jeremy Likness11/28/12
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Dogfooding Windows 8: I Tell All

The other day I read an article about Windows 8 where six long-term Windows 8 users "tell all.” I’ve also been using Windows 8 since I could first get my hands on it, so I thought it might be interesting to compare my own experience.

Brian Gracely11/28/12
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What is Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC)?

At VMworld this year, both in San Francisco and Barcelona, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger introduced the concept of the Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC).

G. Andrew Duthie11/28/12
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Building Back-end Data and Services for Windows 8 Apps: OData - Part 1

In this post, I'm going to walk through the steps needed to create a data store and services for our game leaderboard using OData, and based on the underlying technologies of SQL Azure (for the database), Entity Framework, and WCF Data Services.

Esen Sagynov11/28/12
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What is SPDY? Deployment Recommendations

In the middle of this year a news report announced that Facebook is planning to support Google's SPDY protocol in large scale, and that they are already implementing SPDY/v2. In this article, I will provide a brief introduction to the features and merits of SPDY and when you should use it.

Juhani Lehtimaki11/28/12
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Modern Android UI Patterns

In the latest Android Design in Action Roman Nurik (watch in YouTube) did a great roundup of UI design patterns that have not yet made their way to the official guidelines but are starting to appear in apps more frequently.

Nikita Salnikov...11/28/12
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Should I use a 32- or a 64-bit JVM?

This is a question I have faced several times during my career in enterprise software development. Every once in awhile I’ve had to hand out recommendations for configuring a specific new environment

Eric Genesky11/28/12
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Video: Trying the WSO2 ESB 4.5.0

The following quick webinar is an introduction to the WSO's popular enterprise integration tool.

Paresh Mayani11/28/12
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New Android Virtual Device Manager – ADT 21.0

I just updated my ADT with 21.0.0 and I got to see new feature available in Android Virtual Device Manager window, which I will discuss in this article.

David Green11/28/12
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Measuring Software

A while back I read Making Software – it made me disappointed at the state of academic research into the practice of developing software. I just read Leprechauns of Software Engineering which made me angry about the state of academic research.

Kelly Reiser11/27/12
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The DZone Community's 2012 Developer Profile

The 2012 DZone Community Infographic profiles our developer audience. See how the community responded to questions about mobile development, cloud computing and their day-to-day work.