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Pierre - Hugues...08/14/12
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8 Ways to Improve Your Java EE Production Support Skills

Everybody involved in Java EE production support know this job can be difficult; 7/24 pager support, multiple incidents and bug fixes to deal with on a regular basis, pressure from the client and the management team to resolve production problems as fast as possible and prevent reoccurrences.

Eric Genesky08/14/12
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Front-End Optimization: Decisions and Implications (Part 2)

The purpose of that post (and this one) is to give you better insight into how FEO tools work, so you can make a more informed decision when considering using one.

Greg Duncan08/14/12
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Java hates TFS 2012? NOPE! TFS 2012 SDK for Java

The first preview release of the Team Foundation Server SDK for Java includes documentation, samples and redistributable components to help you develop software products that integrate with Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012.

Ben Wootton08/14/12
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How To Do Rollback Well

The most important step is to implement an architecture that supports the need to rollback. For instance, componentised, service based architectures lend themselves well to this.

Ricky Ho08/14/12
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The Search for a Better BIG Data Analytics Pipeline

Here's a high-level look at a couple data processing pipelines, one of which works better when dealing with big data.

Taha Siddiqi08/14/12
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Spock @RunJetty

Working with Geb is fun especially when integrated with Spock. In order to write tests for a tapestry app, I wanted to have something on the lines of SeleniumTestCase which will automatically start and stop a jetty server. So I ended up writing a spock plugin for running jetty.

Rodrigo De Castro08/14/12
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How HDFS Does Replication

I ran into a very good page on the internals and how HDFS works that is worth sharing . . .

Mickey Williams08/14/12
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Using Node.js with Windows Azure SQL Database

Although application built with Node.js are often completely new applications that leverage new databases or services, there are a large number of existing applications that can be built with Node.js and can take advantage of existing SQL Server databases.

Mark O'neill08/14/12
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Enterprise APIs and Public APIs

Over at APIEvangelist.com, Kin Lane has a great list of "Successful APIs to look at when planning your API". These include Ebay and Flickr. It's a great list, showing how APIs can be very different from each other.

Ravi Kalakota08/14/12
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Bloomberg on Business Analytics

Interested in slicing, dicing, measuring, and analyzing data for customer and business insights?

Greg Duncan08/14/12
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Free Big Data EBook: 'Mining of Massive Datasets'

If you're really big into big data, or want to be, this eBook looks to be just for you.

Eric Genesky08/14/12
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Front-End Optimization: Decisions and Implications (Part 1)

Including a cheat sheet for FEO resources, as well as comparisons of offline vs. inline analysis, and central vs. local analysis.

Paul Underwood08/14/12
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WordPress Web Hosting Performance

If you follow Paulund on Twitter, Facebook or Google+ then you would probably know that recently I’ve been researching about new web hosting companies.

Larry White08/14/12
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Measuring Productivity Through Code-Mining

I believe you can measure hacker productivity by looking at the code they write, so I developed a measure of productivity and measured it with some of my friends.

Max De Marzi08/14/12
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Neo4j Internals

It is interesting to see how node, relationship and property records are stored differently on disk and in the cache.