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Krishna Prasad12/14/12
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Spring Integration Mock SftpServer Example

Building on his last post on how to use Spring FakeFtpServer and JUnit to test a Spring Integration flow, will show how to test Spring Integration flow using Mock SftpServer.

Eric Genesky12/13/12
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On Service SDKs and Language Support

When service providers (like Amazon in this case) are providing SDK support they typically will be catering to their largest consumer base.

Ben Kepes12/13/12
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What Will Identity Look Like in the Future?

Identity Management is arguably the crown jewels of the enterprise, and many seasoned IT folks would scoff at the idea of that being farmed out to the cloud.

Mitch Pronschinske12/13/12
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Code Puzzler Response - Find the Integer Square Root of a Positive Integer

A puzzler was given before, and all submitted solutions were based on the iteration: x_n+1 = (x_n + x/x_n) / 2. That formula is great for finding good rational approximations of the square root of a number, but it's trivial once you know the formula.

James Sugrue12/13/12
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Thursday Code Puzzler: Power Set Calculation

Today's code puzzle asks you to calculate the subsets of a given power set.

Raghuraman Bala...12/13/12
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The Problem with Failover Preparation

A recent article on the merits of preparing for cloud outages prompted this writer to respond to some of the issues that come with failover preparation programs.

Matt Lacey12/13/12
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Why "Scratching Your Own Itch" is a Bad Idea for Developers

There's a popular idea that if you have a need for something then it's likely that other people will too. It's often termed "scratching your own itch".

Eric Genesky12/13/12
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Regarding OpenStack's "Folsom" Update

In the 9-minute video below, Brian Gracely provides an overview of OpenStack's "Folsom" release.

Eric Genesky12/13/12
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Leveraging Windows Azure and Twilio to Support SMS in the Cloud

Leveraging SMS messaging in a cloud context is a powerful capability. There are a wide variety of applications that can be built upon the techniques I illustrate in this post.

Andrzej Krzywda12/13/12
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What is a Framework?

The title question made me struggle for months. What's the difference between a library and a framework?

Krishna Kumar12/13/12
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Machine Abundance

Computing technology has reached a critical level where we are going to see all kinds of amazingly useful (and not just quirky) gadgets. And then people then will find ways to bring them together into single robot models. The jobs of the future will be be in how to make things that are going to make obsolete the things that human beings do.

Troy Hunt12/13/12
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Responsiveness, China, and How I Made a Killer Mobile Blog Site

Depending on the stats you use, the mobile audience is becoming more significant than the PC audience. In November 2010 my mobile audience accounted for just 3% of my visits. November 2011 more than doubled that up to 8%. In the November just gone, it was 24% – a three-bloody-fold increase.

Dror Helper12/13/12
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Agile Might Save Your Job

So how can one protect his job – simply by making sure that his manager and managers are aware of the state of the tasks under his responsibility and if a deadline is going to be missed, notify them about it as soon as possible, because no manager loves surprises as far as his project is concerned.

Krishna Prasad12/13/12
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Hadoop and Mahout in Data Mining

This blog talks about a typical solution architecture where we use various BigData components like Hadoop, Mahout, Sqoop, Flume and Mongo-Hadoop Connector.

Ravi Kalakota12/13/12
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A Big, Data-Rich Compendium of Big Data Infographics

A variety of useful data science infographics have been published recently -- here's a handy compendium of some of the most interesting.