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Leigh Shevchik09/04/12
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10 Links to Speed Up Your CDN (and More)

In this week’s news, we learn about the HTTP Archive and get to know Node a little better.

Rick Copeland09/04/12
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Using ZeroMQ Devices to Support Complex Network Topologies

Continuing in my ZeroMQ series, today I'd like to look at ZeroMQ "devices" and how you can integrate ZeroMQ with Gevent so you can combine the easy networking topologies of ZeroMQ with the cooperative multitasking of gevent.

Roger Jennings09/04/12
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Uptime Report for My Azure Table Services Sample Project: August 2012 = 99.92 %

My (@rogerjenn) live OakLeaf Systems Azure Table Services Sample Project demo runs two small Windows Azure Web role instances from Microsoft’s South Central US (San Antonio, TX) data center.

Andreas Kollegger09/04/12
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A follow up to a webinar that was put on by No4j, this article is all you missed, all the questions that were asked, and even a video recording of the webinar. Enjoy!

Stoimen Popov09/04/12
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Algorithm of the Week: Graphs and their Representation

Although this post is supposed to be about algorithms I’ll cover more on graphs and their computer representation. I consider this very important, because there are lots of problems solved by using graphs and it is important to understand different types of representation.

Zemian Deng09/04/12
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How to Write Better POJO Services

In Java, you can easily implement some business logic in Plain Old Java Object (POJO) classes, and then able to run them in a fancy server or framework without much hassle. There many server/frameworks, such as JBossAS, Spring or Camel etc, that would allow you to deploy POJO without even hardcoding to their API.

Robin Bramley09/04/12
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On Monitoring elasticsearch

The current checks are based on the Cluster Health API, the intention is to add stats/status checks too that will take threshold criteria and output performance data.

David Green09/03/12
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Reading Code

Writing good code is all about making it fit for human consumption. Any idiot can write code a computer can understand, it takes care to write code another human can understand. But what does it mean to make code easy to understand? Programming is a literate task – writing well requires experience of reading code and in particular reading well written code. But how do we read code? Do we start at the beginning, read line by line until the end? Hardly.

Tomasz Nurkiewicz09/03/12
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Which Java Thread Consumes my CPU?

What do you do when your Java application consumes 100% of the CPU? Turns out you can easily find the problematic thread(s) using built-in UNIX and JDK tools. No profilers or agents required.

Zemian Deng09/03/12
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How to Print Text File Content Inside a Jar File

Have you ever wonder what's the exact version of your ojdbc6.jar that you have? All the jar files will contain a META-INF/MANIFEST.MF file, and chances are the version will be in it!

Oliver Hookins09/03/12
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Making a ‘Complete’ Service

One of the things that is pushed here a lot is the necessity to make all new applications really production-ready before being deployed as a service. There is of course the adage “If it’s not monitored, it doesn’t exist” but beyond that there are a lot of other little fiddly details just to make something run.

Dustin Marx09/03/12
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JavaOne 2012 Announcements and Blog Postings

With a slightly more than 4 weeks to JavaOne 2012, the posts and announcements related to "the biggest geekfest this side of Betelgeuse Five" are becoming more frequent and I look at some of those here.

Cedric Beust09/03/12
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Coding Challenge: a Sliding Window Map

A lot of sites offer programmatic access to their content via API’s. The main advantage for the producer of this content is to be able to control finely what they export and how they export it (and also avoid being scraped) while clients receive the data they need in a structured and documented way. These API’s are usually strictly monitored to make sure that clients can’t abuse the

Mark Hinkle09/03/12
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Must-See Talks at CloudOpen and LinuxCon

Every discussion you MUST see; Apache Cloudstack included. Here are the links you will need, enjoy!

Geertjan Wielenga09/03/12
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Meet Experts in Java EE, JavaFX, and Java Desktop Development at JavaOne

On Sunday, September 30, 2012, JavaOne gives you a unique opportunity to meet a wide range of known Java experts within one single room. Together, throughout the day, the selected Java EE, JavaFX, and Java SE experts will be involved in panel discussions on...