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Eric Minick08/19/12
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Can You Recover in 10 Minutes?

My alma-mater may be better known for its football team, but the engineering fraternity Theta Tau hosts a pretty wicked egg drop competition.

Eric Genesky08/19/12
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The Unified Theory of Cloud: Bridging the Linux/Windows IT Chasm with PaaS

Have you noticed? Traffic on the bridge across the Linux/Windows canyon now moves in both directions.

Dave Fecak08/19/12
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I Heard That Company Was Horrible (three years ago) – Truth in Company Reputation

Simply put, a bad reputation or stereotype is difficult for any organization to overcome, even if the information is old or completely inaccurate. Many companies are able to change with the times and make improvements over time.

Markus Eisele08/19/12
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GlassFish City Revisited

More than a year ago I looked at GlassFish from a very high level point of view and did a 3D analysis of the source code. Today I feel like updating the model and re-running the analysis.

Joachim Hofer08/19/12
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First Steps with Akka Remoting

Initially, I was hopeful that setting up a simple client/server infrastructure with akka would be very easy and painless but this was not the case.

Kristiono Setyadi08/19/12
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HTTP Methods Every Web Developer Must Know

I’ve been programming web for years and I saw a lot of so-called web programmers doing web programming in their own preferred language.

Eric Genesky08/18/12
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Slow Websites Cost the US Ecommerce Market $504 Billion in 2011

Most ecommerce companies are well-versed in the first lesson in web performance: nobody likes a slow website; faster is always better.

Claus Ibsen08/18/12
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New Camel Example to Compare With Spring Integration Simple Example

One of the blogs I follow is from Gunnar Hillert, whom back in 2009 discovered Camel and wrote a nice blog entry. He also did some investigation of Camel alternatives as well. One of the alternatives is Spring Integration. Gunnar have since joined VMWare to be part of the Spring team.

Brian Swan08/18/12
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How to Migrate Drupal to Azure Web Sites

Fortunately, because Windows Azure Web Sites supports both PHP and MySQL, the migration process is relatively straightforward.

Eric Silva08/18/12
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MongoDB and NoSQL

Here is a great video tutorial that will get you quickly introduced to NoSQL and the MongoDB application.

Joachim Hofer08/18/12
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Learning F# via Robocode: Setup and First Steps

Usually, I do my work and fun in JVM-based languages like Scala or sometimes Clojure; however, I get this nagging feeling that I’m missing something if I don’t look at the world of .NET once in a while, too.

Sadayuki Furuhashi08/18/12
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Data Scientist: A Unicorn?

Finding a good engineer is hard. Finding a good data scientist doubly so.

Kris Buytaert08/17/12
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Our #Monitoringsucks RPM is Repository Available

The Rubygem Builds have changed along with the internal #monitoringsucks repository. All of these Vagrant projects are basically my test setups to play with those new tools.

Lukas Eder08/17/12
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MySQL Bad Idea #384

MySQL is a database of compromise. Compromise between running a production-ready relational database and being popular with all sorts of hackers – mostly the ones that don’t really like SQL.

Ricci Gian Maria08/17/12
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NoSql and a Life Without Schema

NoSQL is not a replacement for SQL databases, but it is a valid alternative for a lot of situations where standard SQL is not the best approach to store your data.