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Mitch Pronschinske12/09/13
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Monitoring Apps in Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry is the open platform-as-a-service, providing a faster and easier way to build, test, deploy and scale applications. Cloud Foundry has partnered with New Relic to make monitoring of cloud-based applications easy and seamless.

Mitch Pronschinske12/05/13
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Docker, Cloud Foundry Panelists at FutureStack

At FutureStack this year, panelists from Docker, Pivotal, and Trinity Ventures got together to talk about the open source Cloud ecosystem.

Mitch Pronschinske12/04/13
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The Cloud and the Fall of Giants

After decades of flourishing business for legacy software vendors, the cloud comes as a wake-up call for the old ways of licensing and providing software.

Mitch Pronschinske12/03/13
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Monocle Open Sourced - Install it on Heroku!

For those who are not aware of monacle.io, it's a beautiful, mobile-first link sharing webpage design, and now it's open source! Here's how you can give it a no-tears deployment on Heroku.

Mitch Pronschinske12/02/13
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9 Posts That Will Get You Caught Up On Docker

Docker has been hot in the news in the second half of this year. If you're unaware of this project, or you just haven't kept up, it's time to get caught up! Here are 9 Docker articles from 2013.

Mitch Pronschinske12/01/13
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Netflix: Life on AWS

Netflix has learned a lot of tricks over the years for keeping their services running smoothly despite AWS's blemishes. Here are three of their major strategies.

Mitch Pronschinske12/01/13
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Scaling with Redis and RabbitMQ Queues

Wingify engineering has written an interesting review of how their architecture has changed and scaled. They've open sourced one of the key technologies they built that allowed them to do it: agentredrabbit a transport agent for taking chunks from Redis lists and bringing them to RabbitMQ.

Mitch Pronschinske11/30/13
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ZeroMQ at Spotify

This article from PyCon was titled "How we use Python at Spotify" but I wanted to focus on the fact that they also use ZeroMQ. It's a little difficult to find a list of the big-name companies that use ZeroMQ, but now you can rest assured that one of the biggest fish in the IT pond use it.

Mitch Pronschinske11/29/13
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10 Gotchas in MongoDB Development

Christian Kvalheim from MongoDB gives some good advice based on past MongoDB use cases he's seen that have caused problems for the developers.

Mitch Pronschinske11/29/13
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An Entertaining Cartoon That Explains Apache Cassandra

An Atlassian article takes an unorthodox (but very effective!) approach to introducing how Apache Cassandra works. A comic! It features a bunch of little nodes talking to each other sort of like normal people.

Mitch Pronschinske11/29/13
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ZeroMQ as a Scripting Socket

ZeroMQ is a socket abstraction and concurrency framework that's changing the way we think and reason about distributed systems. In this talk we'll discuss the importance of lightweight messaging for applications, composable messaging patterns, swappable transports and more...

Mitch Pronschinske11/28/13
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Redis & ZeroMQ: How to Scale Your Application

Learn about these two technologies and how they can be used to help solve problems with the performance and scalability of your application.

Mitch Pronschinske11/27/13
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Nanomsg: The Last Few Months in Review

Nanomsg, a fork of the ZeroMQ broker, is moving along smoothly this year. It recently reached version 0.3.3, which I didn't find much information on, but I thought I'd get you caught up if you're not aware of this interesting project.

Mitch Pronschinske11/27/13
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Docker Adds Support for All Linux Distros and More

Today, about two months after the announcement of the Docker-RedHat collaboration and not long after dotCloud became Docker, Inc., there is a major new release of Docker that proclaims unequivocal support for all Linux distributions, including RHEL, which RedHat was eager to implement.

Mitch Pronschinske11/26/13
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How The Weather Company Monetizes Weather: The Big Data Challenge

This session will discuss the transformation of the most widely distributed cable TV network in the United States, building on one of the world's most visited digital properties, to create a world class Big Data platform.