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Mitch Pronschinske01/03/14
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The Science of Choosing EC2 Reserved Instances

Learn how to make the best possible decisions for RI purchases, and how to significantly reduce the time needed to make those decisions.

Mitch Pronschinske01/02/14
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Can SDN Kill the CLI?

Since software defined networking is mainly controlled through applications instead of ports, that's where industry-watchers expect network engineers to be doing more of their interaction with the network in the future, not through the command-line interface.

Mitch Pronschinske01/02/14
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Using Spring Integration and Batch Together

This talk is for everyone who wants to efficiently use Spring Batch and Spring Integration together. Users of Spring Batch often have the requirements to interact with other systems...

Mitch Pronschinske01/02/14
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OpenShift and the Argument for Cartridges

Cartridges are extremely convenient because they handle the database drivers for you. They also wire together other components and implement auto-scaling and other functionality.

Mitch Pronschinske01/01/14
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The IoC Metaphor in SDN

Lori MacVittie sees some software-defined networking models taking an approach similar to IoC and giving control to the applications on the network, but many models of SDN still keep the network in the driver's seat with SDN controllers using an OpenFlow-based model.

Mitch Pronschinske12/31/13
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New SDN Stats You'll Want to Know

Infonetics Research and InformationWeek both released surveys this month about SDN adoption. Seems similar to cloud computing adoption several years ago.

Mitch Pronschinske12/30/13
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SDN: From Theory to Production

A recent post on Moor Insights & Strategy takes a comprehensive look at the challenges and barriers that software-defined networking will have to pass before it can become a reality at the majority of IT firms. The article has a nice list of some major SDN Vendors and a snapshot of their progress towards removing these barriers.

Mitch Pronschinske12/27/13
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10 Ways To Use Message Queues

This article is high level without any specific examples (but there are links) of these usages, but it's a good reference for beginners or even intermediate message queue users who may not have thought about all of these possibilities.

Mitch Pronschinske12/23/13
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What an Enterprise Can Learn from Netflix, a Cloud-native Company

The biggest benefit of going cloud-native for Netflix came from moving to a service-based architecture, which allowed engineering teams to accelerate their development cycle and innovate more quickly.

Mitch Pronschinske12/18/13
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Dev Tech That Will be HOT in 2014

A lot of developer tools and technologies have taken off this year, and some have been around for a while but are now poised for large-scale adoption. This article lists 30+ dev tools and technologies that I think are going to be big in 2014.

Mitch Pronschinske12/17/13
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Network-Ready Your Hybrid IT Environment

In this session, we illustrate how Equinixdelivers a unique and enhanced AWS Direct Connect global service offering thatenables secure, high-speed access with the flexible, dynamic bandwidth to meetthe needs of the evolving IT consumption trends.

Mitch Pronschinske12/17/13
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Infrastructure at Scale: Apache Kafka, Twitter Storm & Elastic Search

This is a technical architect's case study of how Loggly has employed the latest social-media-scale technologies as the backbone ingestion processing for our multi-tenant, geo-distributed, and real-time log management system.

Mitch Pronschinske12/17/13
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Migrating Enterprise Applications to AWS: Best Practices & Techniques

This session discusses strategies, tools, and techniques for migrating enterprise software systems to AWS. We consider applications like Oracle eBusiness Suite, SAP, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Siebel.

Mitch Pronschinske12/15/13
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Building Heroku Postgres: Good Architects Borrow, Great Architects Steal

Hear about the lucky breaks, the gnarly mistakes, and the unknowable choices that Heroku developers had when building the architecture that powers Heroku Postgres, and listen to the bonus podcast from Thoughtbot for an even closer look.

Mitch Pronschinske12/13/13
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DigitalOcean Growth Rate is Higher than AWS

Take a look at DigitalOcean's growth numbers this month. They've outpaced all of Amazon Web Services, which is impressive given the number of services that AWS entails, and the straightforward single service that DigitalOcean provides.