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Mitch Pronschinske12/15/11
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HBase, Cassandra, and MongoDB - How They Recover From a Failure

Operational stability and availability are a big deal when your application starts to handle the large, unstructured volumes of data that NoSQL solutions are built for.  Knowing the quirks and nuances of each option is a big deal when making major...

Mitch Pronschinske12/15/11
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Super Helpful Visualizations for Infrastructure as Code (DevOps)

Today DevOps-coiner Patrick Dubois tweeted: "wow - @guttertec visualized my ideas so much better".  The link in that tweet was to a slideshare stack posted by Alex Quack which I will now share with you so that you too can go "wow - very...

Roger Hughes12/15/11
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Oracle Weblogic Server 11gR1 P2: Administration Essentials

I was recently asked to review Oracle Weblogic Server 11gR1 P2: Administration Essentials by Michel Schildmeijer and I was some what apprehensive at first. After all, my blog is about Java development; a personal notebook detailing stuff I need to know,...

Markus Eisele12/15/11
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The Heroes of Java: Agnes Crepet

The ninth part in my Java interview series: "The Heroes of Java". Agnes Crepet

Lukas Eder12/15/11
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The ultimate SQL-DSL: jOOQ in Scala

I’ve recently come across some advertising for the new upcoming version of Scala IDE for Eclipse, which made me remember my college programming lessons at the EPFL Laboratoire des Méthodes de Programmation (LAMP), the origin of the

Constantin Alin12/15/11
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Display Static Google Maps in a Java Desktop Application

Displaying static Google Maps in a Java desktop application sounds complicated, since iGoogle Maps provide a JavaScript API that can be exploited from web pages based on a Google key per host. Besides this API, Google Maps also provides a URL based API for...

Marko Rodriguez12/14/11
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Global vs. Local Graph Ranking

Graph ranking algorithms are all about mapping a complex graphical structure to a numeric vector. For a given algorithm, a single numeric value in the resultant vector corresponds to the score of a particular vertex in the graph. In code, the previous...

Jim Bird12/14/11
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Diminishing Returns in software development and maintenance

Everyone knows from reading The Mythical Man Month that as you add more people to a software development project you will see diminishing marginal returns.

Micheal Shallop12/14/11
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MongoDB, Geospatial Indexing, and Advanced Queries….

I’ve been working to build, and re-build, a geospatial table for work.  There’s been a lot of challenges in this project for me as this is the first time that I’ve had to architect db designs incorporating mongodb with mySQL.

Jakub Holý12/14/11
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Quiz: What’s the Best Test Method Name?

Which of the following names of test methods do you think to be the best?

Abhay Bakshi12/14/11
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6th Annual IndicThreads Conference on Java

Attending a conference (probably as renowned and as recognized as the Java conference by IndicThreads) adds to your muscle – Period.  By the way, I have picked up from the same thread -- same tone and similar spirit -- from March 2011.  IndicThreads held...

John Cook12/14/11
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New Programmer's Survival Manual - For CS Grads Looking to Become Professional Devs

A computer science degree doesn’t prepare you to be a programmer. Here’s an excerpt from a blog post I wrote comparing computer scientists and programmers:

Peter Lawrey12/14/11
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Java Interview Question; Anagram of a Palindrome

In many interview questions, what they are looking for is a simple solution to an apparently complex problem. Unfortunately, the solutions are usually obvious if you know the solution, but very hard to come up with in an interview situation. ;)  

Markus Eisele12/14/11
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Installing and Using the NEW WebLogic 12 Maven Plug-In for Deployment

You might know, what the WebLogic Maven Plug-In is available since WLS 10.3.4.0. This nice little plug-in has been revised and updated with the recent WebLogic 12c release. What changed?

Juhani Lehtimaki12/14/11
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Quick UI Tip - Avoid Popups

Does anyone still remember when Internet advertising was in it's most annoying. That was when browsers hadn't yet have evolved to protect their users from over eager and intrusive advertisers and web page editors. The most obnoxious form of ads was the...