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Willie Wheeler05/15/12
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On Domain Modeling with Spring Data Neo4j

This post describes how to build out the person configuration item in Skybase using Spring Data Neo4j.

Gaurav Mantri05/15/12
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A Comprehensive Comparison of Windows Azure Blob Storage and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Part 2)

This is a continuation of a previous post that Guarav Mantri wrote concerning two popular cloud storage services offered by Microsoft and Amazon. Get to know the differences here.

Sam Farmer05/15/12
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ColdFusion 10 Released Today: New Features

With the release of ColdFusion 10 today, we take a look at Sam Farmer's new feature rundown. Some of the cooler things include having REST baked in and having WebSocket support.

Ben Kepes05/15/12
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Video: Persistent Issues Around Cloud Adoption

Ben Kepes offers some insightful comments on the current state of cloud adoption, with a Software Advice interview to boot.

Swizec Teller05/15/12
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My Brain Can’t Handle OOP Anymore

In object-oriented programming everything gets muddled together. Functions are bundled with data, everything is codependent and there’s no telling what a function might do when you call it.

Patrick Debois05/15/12
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Codifying DevOps

This blogpost is a first stab at providing a structure to codify devops practices. The wording, descriptions are pretty much work in progress, but I found them important enough to share to get your feedback.

James Sugrue05/15/12
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Scala For The Impatient

With one of the most appealing titles I've ever seen in a programming book,  I could not recommend Scala for the Impatient highly enough. The author, Cay Horstmann, has written many books about...

Mitch Pronschinske05/14/12
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ActiveMQ and ServiceMix Achieve New Heights

Looks like after around a month of public beta, Fuse ESB Enterprise and Fuse MQ 7.0 have both been made generally available today according to a new announcement out of the CamelOne Conference.

Carlo Scarioni05/14/12
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Beginners Guide: Improving Search Indexes for Better Performance

As you know one of the most important techniques when designing your database schema or your searching enabled systems is the selection and creation of indexes for increasing the performance of your various queries. What you may not know is why and how indexes help.

Nikita Salnikov...05/14/12
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Solving OutOfMemoryErrors - APM tools as a solution?

APM solutions are positioned as the Holy Grails on the quest for solving your production environment’s performance problems. You just setup an APM tool of your choice, let it monitor your whole cluster from front-end load-balancer

Mark Needham05/14/12
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Performance: Caching Per Request

A couple of years ago I wrote a post describing an approach my then colleague Christian Blunden used to help improve the performance of an application where you try to do expensive things less or find another way to do them.

Ricardo Zuasti05/14/12
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Choosing a Web Development Framework: Options and Criteria

In this post I’ll present you with our candidates and the criteria we are evaluating each framework with. Over the next weeks I’ll post the actual evaluation of each framework and finally what our choice is and why.

Jakub Holý05/14/12
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Beautiful Code: Simplicity Yields Power

In Simple Made Easy argues Rich Hickey that mixing orthogonal concerns introduces unnecessary complexity and that we should keep them separate. This mixing sometimes occurs on such a basic level that we believe that there is no other way to do it,

Dustin Marx05/14/12
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Creating a NetBeans 7.1 Custom Hint

I have talked about some of my favorite NetBeans hints, a small fraction of the total number of hints that NetBeans supports "out of the box." However, even greater flexibility is available to the NetBeans user because NetBeans 7.1 makes it possible to write custom hints. I look at a simple example of this in this post.

Dmitriy Setrakyan05/14/12
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What Does 'Real Time' in 'Real Time Big Data' Mean?

Lately there has been lots of noise about "Real Time" Big Data. Lots of companies that associate themselves with this term are generally in analytical space and to them it really means "low-latency" for analytical processing of data which is usually stored in some warehouse.