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Pavithra Gunasekara08/23/12
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Installing Maven 3.0.4 on Ubuntu 12.04

To install Apache Maven 3.0.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 use following steps

Peter Lawrey08/23/12
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Java Memes Which Refuse to Die

There are a number of Java memes which annoy me, partly because they were always a bad idea, but mostly because people still keep picking them up years after there is better alternatives.

Eric Genesky08/23/12
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From Communications Data to #midata

If you haven’t been keeping up, #midata is the policy initiative around getting companies to make “[consumer data] that may be actionable and useful . . .

Brian O' Neill08/23/12
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Cassandra APIs: The Laundry List

These are the Cassandra APIs I'm aware of. Below commentary is entirely subjective and based solely on my experiences with the APIs, which in some cases was limited.

Anders Karlsson08/23/12
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MySQL Cluster Performance Revisited - tcmalloc Kicks Some A**

My now long-running series of posts on getting max performance from a very simple MySQL Cluster setup (see details here) is continuing here.

Cedric Beust08/23/12
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Advanced Dependency Injection With Guice

The more I use dependency injection (DI) in my code, the more it alters the way I see both my design and implementation. Injection is so convenient and powerful that you end up wanting to make sure you use it as often as you can. And as it turns out, you can use it in many, many places.

Christian Posta08/23/12
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Introducing Apache Apollo: Part I

Apache Apollo is the next-generation version of ActiveMQ built “from the ground up” on a core designed to be faster and scale better on multi-processor machines.

Ben Kepes08/22/12
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Cloud Infrastructure and Application Management for AWS from Appcara

With Appcara’s AppStack, users can deploy cloud applications that should be more readily managed across their lifecycle than with bog-standard cloud control panels.

Andrew Phillips08/22/12
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Connecting Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery

At XebiaLabs, many of the questions we get about our enterprise deployment automation solution Deployit are from users looking for automated deployment as a prerequisite for Continuous Delivery. Often, this is the result of initiatives to extend existing Continuous Integration tooling to support application deployments.

Maarten Ectors08/22/12
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Mesos: A Highly Distributed Cloud Architecture Framework

When I saw the Twitter Mesos and Framework presentation, I understood why Mesos can be disruptive to how you architect applications in a highly distributed manner typical for Cloud Computing.

Leigh Shevchik08/22/12
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X-Ray Vision into Your Azure Apps

Developers who use Windows Azure with New Relic can now make great, easy to deploy apps and have ‘x-ray’ vision into what those apps are doing.

Markus Eisele08/22/12
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Rewrite to the Edge - Getting the Most out of it! On GlassFish!

A great topic for modern application development is rewriting. Since the introduction of Java Server Faces and the new lightweight programming model in Java EE 6 you are struggling with pretty and simple, bookmarkable URLs. PrettyFaces was out there since some time and even if it could be called mature at the 3.3.3 version I wasn't convinced.

James Sugrue08/22/12
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Thursday Code Puzzler: Balancing Arrays

Thursday is code puzzler day here at DZone. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable. Today we're playing with arrays to get them balanced.

Cedric Beust08/22/12
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A Note On Null Pointers

Null pointer exceptions, stack traces, core dumps, guru meditations, etc… are usually all the manifestation of a simple phenomenon: unexpected values. Somehow, your code expected a value but received another one. This is a programming error, also known as a bug.

Anders Karlsson08/22/12
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Free But Not Gratis: Open Source For Everyone!

The term Open Source is not as old as you may think, and the concept actually predates the name.