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Sean Hull05/08/12
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3 Things Every CEO Should Know About the Cloud

Funky performance, uncertain reliability, and iffy support are three risky factors to consider before migrating to the cloud.

Ben O' Day05/08/12
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An Apache Camel & ActiveMQ Performance Test

Here is a simple unit test to get a feel for how quickly Camel routes add/remove from a JMS queue. You can also get some great AMQ performance stats via JMX to monitor an active system.

Patrick Debois05/08/12
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Monitoring Over 10K URLs in Nagios

The first in a news series of blog posts by DevOps godfather, Patrick DuBois, will look at the integration and options within Nagios with reference to his infrastructure at Atlassian, where they must monitor about 10,000 websites.

Chris Hostetter05/08/12
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Know a Difficult Solr Problem?

It’s not to late to submit your interesting Solr problem to try and stump me — even if you can’t make it to Boston for the Lucene Revolution conference. Check out the prizes the winners get...

John Dobie05/08/12
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Unit and Integration Tests With Maven and JUnit Categories

This example shows how to split unit and integration tests using Maven and JUnit categories. It is especially useful for existing test suites and can be implemented in minutes.

Jos Dirksen05/07/12
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Binary Websockets with Play 2.0 and Scala

I really like developping in Play and in Scala so as an experiment I rewrote the backend part from a Jetty/Java/JavaCV stack to a Play2.0/Scala/JavaCV stack.

Steve Chaloner05/07/12
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jQuery AJAX With Play 2

I’ve just prepared a course on jQuery to give to my colleagues, and one of the sections covers jQuery’s AJAX features. To demonstrate these, I wrote a quick web app using Play 2.

Juri Strumpflohner05/07/12
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Apps or Web for Mobile Development?

This is a hotly discussed topic recently. The web is now a fully-capable platform and it's getting better and better as the HTML5 standard advances.

Chad Lung05/07/12
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Five Minute Beginner's Guide to Installing and Testing Redis and Node.js on OS X

Redis is an open source, advanced key-value store. Node.js is a platform built on Chrome’s JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficien

Luigi Viggiano05/07/12
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How to Query HTTP:BL for Spamming IP Addresses

f you don’t know Project Honey Pot, go and have a look. They offer a service for querying IP addresses and check if they are listed in those involving in spamming or threatening activities. Let's see how to do this in Java.

Sylvain Leroy05/07/12
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Spring 3.1 Release and runtime exception with Logfactory

With the upgrade this morning of our applications to Spring 3.1.1-RELEASE, we obtained odd runtime exceptions :

Eric Genesky05/07/12
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Video: Max DeMarzi Presents An Example Graph Visualization with Processing.js

This video introduces Processing.js and follows up with an example visualization. Max also shows how this is connected to Neo4j via its REST API.

Mitch Pronschinske05/07/12
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BREAKING: Jury Finds Infringements in Oracle v. Google Copyright Case

The verdict for phase one of the Oracle v. Google trial has finally been read and what sources out of Twitter are saying indicate that some infringement was found on Google's end.

Giorgio Sironi05/07/12
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What is global state?

Globale state: it's everywhere, but its mutability is the real danger.

John Whish05/07/12
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How to Schedule MySQL Database Backups to Amazon S3

Usin cfexecute, this makes it possible to back up each database into a separate file and then upload to Amazon S3