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Gaurav Mantri01/13/13
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Azure Cloud Building Best Practices

This blog post will be focused on building Stateless PaaS Cloud Services utilizing Windows Azure Storage (Blobs/Queues/Tables) and Windows Azure SQL Databases (SQL Azure).

Pedro Duque Vieira01/13/13
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Metro style Combo Box for Java (JMetro)

This update brings the ComboBox control to the JMetro library.

Tomasz Nurkiewicz01/13/13
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Probability Distribution for Programmers

This is one of these very simple programming puzzles I came across recently

Chris Travers01/13/13
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An Awesome One-Liner for PostgreSQL

Recently I was looking at options for exploring CIDR blocks in PostgreSQL. In particular, I was wondering about checking a CIDR block for unallocated IP addresses in another table.

Adam Warski01/13/13
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Tryting to Understand CAP

For some time I’ve been trying to understand the different combinations of CAP theorem system properties and what do they mean in practice; having some time at various airports I caught up on reading, and here’s what I came up with.

Mikio Braun01/13/13
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Streamdrill and the Top-K-Problem

In my last post I’ve discussed what streamdrill does: It solves the top-k problem in real-time which consists in counting activities of different event times over a certain time interval.

Todd Merritt01/13/13
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Example: Cross Cutting Concerns of an Application

The use of Aspect oriented architecture greatly helped me define what components I needed to create and what each of those components could do.

Simon Brown01/13/13
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Digitalisation - Complex for All the Wrong Reasons

In my role as a software developer, Iʼm often asked to automate existing business processes and transform them into computer systems.

Alex Crafts01/13/13
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Putting Big Data into Practice with Cassandra

At JavaZone, Michael Figuiere discusses real-time analytics with Cassandra, taking a look at several use-cases.

Francois Lascelles01/13/13
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The Importance of Threat Protection for RESTful Web Services

Although certain RESTful web services are of a ‘public’ nature and do not have specific security requirements such as authentication and authorization, any service that has an entry point from an untrusted network is subject to attack and proper threat protection measures are always an essential consideration.

Tathagat Varma01/13/13
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How Are You Managing Your Talent?

The discipline of performance management has been relatively recent, and rather controversial. So, what’s the real deal?

Rob Williams01/12/13
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Alas, Solution Sans Singleton Ensued

In the case I trotted out to argue that Singleton was the scapegoat of the first generation frustrated Bean-ifiers, I ended up instead implementing a Chain of Responsibility pattern. I know what you are thinking: how could those be in any way interchangeable, or functionally equivalent?

Eric Genesky01/12/13
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NoSQL Concepts and Design Patterns

Here's a one-hour presentation that wlll introduce you to different types of NoSQL Databases, as well as some keys and documents for NoSQL design patterns.

Jay Fields01/12/13
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Clojure: Expectations Interactions - Interactions Are Code, Interactions Are Data

You've probably heard "code is data, data is code" and at one time and you've looked up homoiconicity. You may have deeply understood the idea the first time you heard it; I definitely did not.

Eric Genesky01/12/13
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Does NoSQL = No Security?

In this 35-minute presentation, Will Urbanski discusses how RDB security features and threats apply to NoSQL databases.