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Eric Genesky01/20/12
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Cassandra 101 for System Admins

Although many tutorials focus on development with Cassandra, this presentation by Nathan Milford concerns Cassandra for SysAdmins.Nathan Milford...

Patrick Debois01/20/12
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Monitoring Wonderland Survey - Visualization

The final installment of Patrick Dubois' Monitoring Wonderland series, which shows you many options for visualizing all the data you've been collecting from his previous tutorials.  Here is part 1 if you missed the beginning of the series.  A picture...

Victor Tsoukanov01/20/12
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Using a Virtual Drive in a Project with Multiple Branches

 How many branches does your project have? I am working on a mature project with many branches supported simultaneously, and it is always headache for me when I am trying to fix some bugs that affect many versions of our project.To fix a bug in some...

Jörg Winterstein01/20/12
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Looking Back – My Recent Nine Months as an Indie Developer

Some of you might remember how I started my indie-career earlier this year. With the new year ahead I guess its time for a little retrospect / post mortem / whatever. At the end of this post I will inform you about the money I made so far. I will try to do...

Martin Fowler01/20/12
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Aggregate Oriented Database

One of the first topics to spring to mind as we worked on NosqlDistilled was that NoSQL databases use different data models than the relational model. Most sources I've looked at mention at least four groups of data model: key-value, document, ...

Mark Needham01/20/12
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Learning Android: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space with android-maven-plugin

I’ve been trying to adapt my Android application to fit into the structure of the RobolectricSample so that I can add some tests around my code but I was running into a problem when trying to deploy the application. To deploy the application you need to run...

Sebastián Open01/20/12
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Divide and conquer: Play framework modules

It’s usually the case that you start developing an application and go on fulfilling requirements. When your application grows bigger you start to realize the convenience of separating it into different components. Moreover, when you develop your second or...

Peter Lawrey01/20/12
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Generic class names to avoid

Java (Oracle Java update 2) has many classes with the same generic name. To avoid further confusion, I suggest avoiding these names if you can. Most repeated The following class names are repeated, 19 Handler, 16 Messages, 13 Util, ...

Peter Karussell01/20/12
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Ugly but most efficient setSize for ArrayList

private static final Field sizeField; static { try { sizeField = ArrayList.class.getDeclaredField("size"); sizeField.setAccessible(true); } catch (Exception ex) { throw new RuntimeException(ex); } } //...

Dustin Marx01/20/12
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Comparing Heap Dumps with NetBeans 7.1

One of the "new and noteworthy" features of NetBeans 7.1 is the ability to compare two heap dumps. Specifically, the easy-to-use feature allows one to quickly ascertain the difference in number of each class's instances between two dump files....

Juhani Lehtimaki01/20/12
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Best Design Tools for Android

Which are the best tools for designing for Android? I have my favorites but I'd really love to hear about tools you use and your experiences with them. Please leave a comment! To kick of the conversation I'll present my favorite design tools. Both of...

Kai Wähner01/19/12
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Which Integration Framework Should You Use – Spring Integration, Mule ESB or Apache Camel?

Data exchanges between companies are increasing a lot. The number of applications that must be integrated is increasing, too. The interfaces use different technologies, protocols and data formats. Nevertheless, the integration of these applications must be...

Toni Epple01/19/12
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Java Performance Tuning with Java Champion Kirk Pepperdine in Munich…

Eppleton is happy to announce 2012 two new training dates for Kirk Pepperdine's excellent performance tuning course at Eppleton in Munich:19.-22. June 20124.-7. December 2012 About the course:

James Sugrue01/19/12
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Appcelerator Expand Into Europe: Does This Prove the Freemium Model Works?

Since I started out on mobile app development, I've been a big fan of Appcelerator. Just today they've announced an expansion into Europe, as well as adding to their management team. Appcelerator have shown themselves to be one of the shining examples of how...

Patrick Debois01/19/12
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Monitoring Wonderland Survey - Moving up the stack Application and User metrics

While all the previously described metric systems have easy protocols, they tend to stay in Sysadmin/Operations land. But you should not stop there. There is a lot more to track than CPU,Memory and Disk metrics. This blogpost is about metrics up the stack:...