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Michael Hüttermann08/07/12
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Book Preview: DevOps for Developers

The upcoming book "DevOps for Developers" will provide real-world use cases (e.g., how to use Kanban or how to release software) and well-grounded background elaborations (e.g., about the danger of moral hazard in projects), this book serves as a reality check for DevOps.

Tomasz Nurkiewicz08/07/12
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String Memory Internals

This article is based on my answer on StackOverflow. I am trying to explain how String class stores the texts, how interning and constant pool works.

Eric Genesky08/07/12
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Heroku vs. Amazon Web Services, a Cloud Comparison

There has been some debate about the relative merits of Heroku when compared to other, bigger PaaS offerings; here's a look at price and some other considerations.

Nikita Ivanov08/07/12
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A Practical Intro to Streaming MapReduce Processing

Gridgain introduces you to Streaming MapReduce processing using Gridgain/Scala.

Roger Hughes08/07/12
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Upgrading to Spring 3.1

A few days ago I thought that it was about time to upgrade my sample code to Spring 3.1, after all it’s been around for a respectable amount of time and has a couple of bug fix releases.

Greg Duncan08/07/12
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Need Some JavaScript Fun[damentals] With Your HTML5?

Want to learn a different language? Over the course of 21 episodes, our friend Bob Tabor from www.LearnVisualStudio.net will teach you the fundamentals of Javascript programming. Tune in to learn concepts applicable to web based videogames, enhanced user interfaces, and dynamic web pages.

Anders Karlsson08/07/12
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The Simple Comparison of Key-Value Stores

Faster and faster, that is what we want from our databases. And the biggest roadblock for the MySQL Dragster is the speed of the hard disk, right?

Mariano Vazquez08/07/12
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How to Use the Azure Node SDK to Browse Blobs

The last couple of weeks we were working on a new, exciting project: a collaborative, real-time markdown editor that runs on a NodeJS server, hosted on Windows Azure (you'll hear more about this soon).

Ben Kepes08/07/12
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Providing Plain English BI Insights for Salesforce Users

Recently I received an email from Saqib Waqar, CEO of Allena, an interesting new vendor in the “plain English BI” space. . .

Alex Soto08/07/12
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NoSQLUnit 0.3.2 Released

NoSQLUnit is a JUnit extension to make writing unit and integration tests of systems that use NoSQL backend easier. Visit official page for more information. In 0.3.2 release, one new NoSQL system is supported and is Neo4j.

Pavithra Gunasekara08/07/12
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Installing Apache Thrift on Ubuntu

In this post I will guide you how to install Apache Thrift on Ubuntu 12.04.

Dave Fecak08/07/12
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Advice From A JUG Leader II – Debate Breakdown

It’s been a week since I posted “Advice From A JUG Leader – Learn a Different Language” and it seems to have ruffled at least a few feathers in the Java community. I have had some opportunity to interact with some members of the Java community who have strong feelings about the content. None have called for my death, and the debate has been almost entirely polite thus far.

Chas Emerick08/07/12
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Results of the 2012 State of Clojure Survey

A few weeks ago, I opened the 2012 State of Clojure survey. Per usual, I wanted to take the Clojure community’s collective temperature, see where we all came from, what we’re using Clojure for, what weaknesses and problems exist, and hopefully provide some results that would allow everyone to calibrate priorities and such.

Matthieu Brouillard08/07/12
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FXML & JavaFX—Fueled by CDI & JBoss Weld

"Weld," SeamFramework's reference implementation, conjoins CDI and Java in a unique way. Read more to see how Weld-specific code enables error-free functionality in FXML- and JavaFX-friendly applications.

Pavithra Gunasekara08/07/12
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Installing Apache Cassandra on Ubuntu

Apache Cassandra is a distributed, extremely scalable, highly available and fault tolerant NoSQL database initiated by facebook, later open sourced as an apache project.