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Mitch Pronschinske10/23/13
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ZeroVM: A New Take on App Container Virtualization

With the release of Docker, the conversation about application portability containers is heating up. Now Rackspace is introducing their own take on virtualization containers with a technology called ZeroVM. They've recently taken the reigns on this existing project, which is a hypervisor designed specifically for the cloud.

Mitch Pronschinske10/22/13
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Antifragile Architecture with Cassandra

Even with the best infrastructure, failures will occur without warning and are almost guaranteed. Building applications that can resist this fact of life can be both art and science.

Mitch Pronschinske10/22/13
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The Birth of the Northbound Interface Working Group

Last week, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) announced a new working rout that will develop information models for Northbound Interface open APIs.

Mitch Pronschinske10/21/13
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R and MongoDB

Watch as Dr. Markus Schmidberger shows you how to make wonderful statistical programs with a simple MongoDB backend and the statistical programming language, R.

Mitch Pronschinske10/21/13
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Opinion: OpenStack Will Eat IaaS AND PaaS Vendors

Alex Freedland had an interesting opinion post over on the Mirantis blog about OpenStack's direction. Is the Havana release a warning-shot to PaaS vendors?

Mitch Pronschinske10/21/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (October 21)

More programming death-talk, this time about Ruby, plus some good discussions about testing, recruiters, and pranks. Plus, a tool that brings a new approach to Ajax.

Mitch Pronschinske10/21/13
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Massive Data Modeling w/ Cassandra

This talk will focus on practical data modeling and access in Cassandra using CQL3. We’ll cover nested data structures; different types of primary keys; and the many shapes your tables can take.

Mitch Pronschinske10/20/13
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Building an Application Platform: Lessons from CloudBees

It goes by many names: Cloud, Platform as a Service, Computing Platform. It comes down to this: give developers the right interfaces to their operations to make them as productive as possible -- and all the while keep everything running smoothly.

Mitch Pronschinske10/20/13
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FoundationDB - NoSQL and ACID

Learn from FoundationDB co-founder, Dave Rosenthal, about the history of NoSQL, problems that have arisen due to a lack of data consistency in NoSQL, his views on the CAP Theorem and where it's all headed.

Mitch Pronschinske10/19/13
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OpenShift on OpenStack with the HEAT API

This video describes how to use the HEAT API to deploy OpenShift Origin on OpenStack. Heat is the toolchain and orchestration engine that uses template-based deployments.

Mitch Pronschinske10/18/13
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Free Tickets for the Jenkins Conf Live Stream!

I found out that the Oct 23rd Jenkins User Conference is giving away streaming access to their conference for free (with 128 slots currently remaining, but they'll increase that number if they need to).

Mitch Pronschinske10/18/13
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Coder Reactions Part 2: Building Your First App

When I first started programming, I was kicking ass – every little practice exercise worked… And then I was hit with a sudden increase in difficulty… These were my reactions...

Mitch Pronschinske10/17/13
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The Blogging Programmer's Style Guide: Does Anyone Hyphenate "Open Source" or "Command Line" Anymore?

The answer should be an easy "yes" if you look at the English rules for compound adjectives, but out in the real world (the internet) these rules get broken, and with other terms in the past, we have ended up embracing the contravention, which then becomes the convention.

Mitch Pronschinske10/17/13
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ZeroMQ Reaches 4.x - New Security, Socket Type and ZMTP

This week, ZeroMQ had a major release: version 4.0.1. Pieter Hintjens, a founder of the project, has been blogging about the new security features specifically.

Mitch Pronschinske10/17/13
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A New Forum For Heroku Buildpack Developers

Developers building Heroku Buildpacks, or planning to start building them, now have a place discuss ideas and ask or answer questions. The new Heroku Buildpacks forum is built using Jeff Atwood's Discourse.