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Buddhika Chamith07/02/12
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Some Java and OSGi Errors while Working with Hive

Apache Hive in an OSGi environment led to a series of Java and OSGi errors. Here's how this user fixed some of them.

Steven Lott07/02/12
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From 2010: NoSQL (Old Wine, New Bottle)

From 2010, this post was written near the beginning of all the "NoSQL excitement," and claims that "NoSQL isn't new or even very interesting." I guess a lot of developers disagreed.

Daniel Doubrovkine07/02/12
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Video: Building an API Cache w/ Grape and MongoDB

Here's me announcing the open-source Garner gem, https://github.com/artsy/garner and talking about server-side caching.

Ben Kepes07/02/12
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Some Internal Business Considerations When Moving to the Cloud

Ben Kepes suggests that one should plan for shifting IT responsibilities, a lack of formal qualifications, and dealing with objections when getting ready to move your business to the cloud.

Hubert Klein Ikkink07/02/12
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How to Set Environment Variables for a CloudFoundry App

Setting environment variables in CloudFoundry can be complicated. If we want to pass a JAVA_OPTS environment variable with a value of -XX:MaxPermSize=256m, then we have to . . .

Nicolas Frankel07/02/12
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Easier JPA with Spring Data JPA

When JPA was finally released, it seemed my wishes came true. At last, there was a standard coming from the trenches to access databases in Java Unfortunately, JPA didn't hold its promises when compared to Hibernate

Len DiMaggio07/01/12
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An (Impatient Newbie User’s) Introduction to Switchyard

This post provides a brief introduction to Switchyard, what it is, and how to use it to build a service-oriented application.

Jay Fields07/01/12
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Signs That Your Project Team Might Be Too Large

In my opinion, my last project team was "too large". This blog entry will focus on the things that happened that drove me to that conclusion.

Brian Whalley07/01/12
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10 Twitter Accounts To Follow About DevOps, Scaling & Web Performance

We wanted to establish a list of some of the best Twitter personalities to follow about DevOps, web performance, and development. So here's a list of 10.

Hubert Klein Ikkink07/01/12
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Gradle Goodness: Unpacking an Archive

To create an archive with Gradle is easy. We have several tasks like Zip, Tar, Jar, War and Ear to create a new archive. But there is no UnZip or UnTar to unpack an archive in Gradle.

Peter Lawrey07/01/12
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Odd Practices in Java

There are a number of practices in Java which oddly baffle me. Here are but a few.

Robin Bramley07/01/12
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Using Mahout Recommenders in Grails

Apache Mahout is a scalable machine learning framework that can be used to create intelligent applications. In this article we’ll see how Mahout can be used to create personalised recommendations within a Grails application.

Mark Needham07/01/12
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Visualising a neo4j Graph Using gephi

At ThoughtWorks we don’t have line managers but people can choose to have a sponsor – typically someone who has worked in the company for longer/has more experience in the industry than them – who can help them navigate the organisation better.

Shameer Cee07/01/12
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An Introduction to Route 53, AWS's Scalable DNS Service

In this article we have discussed about using AWS’s DNS service Route 53 for managing your domain.

Cagdas Basaraner07/01/12
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20 Subjects Every Software Engineer Should Know

Writing clean code, version control systems and dependency injection... Here are the most important subjects for software engineering, with brief explanations.