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Dustin Marx08/07/12
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A Slicker Scala Stack: Q&A with Martin Odersky

Typesafe announced this morning that the Scala Language Integrated Connection Kit (Slick) has been added to its Typesafe Stack. Slick has been mentioned in Michael Azoff's Typesafe roadmap indicates the maturing of Scala and the ScalaDays 2012 presentation SLICK: Scala Language Integrated Connection Kit provides significant details about Slick as well as code examples of how to use it.

Willie Wheeler08/07/12
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When Building a CMDB, Separate the UI From the API

One lesson I’ve learned in building CMDBs is to cleanly separate the UI from the web service API.

Brian O' Neill08/07/12
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A Big Data Trifecta: Storm, Kafka and Cassandra

We're big fans of Cassandra. We also use Storm as our distributed processing engine. We've had a lot of success using our Cassandra Bolt to create a successful marriage between the two.

Arnon Rotem-gal-oz08/07/12
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Make Technical Debt Explicit

When you work towards a release or some other looming milestone. There’s that urge to leave stuff behind, cut some corners – you know, just a wee bit, no harm done – so we can ship the damn thing already.

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.