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Benjamin Ball07/27/14
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The Best of the Week (July 18): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (July 18 to July 25). This week's topics include the July Cloud industry news update from DZone Research, an OpenStack bot on Twitter, the four point DevOps story, OpenStack DBaaS, and creating a cluster with GlassFish.

Benjamin Ball07/27/14
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The Best of the Week (July 18): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (July 18 to July 25). This week's topics include getting started with Ansible, null object pattern implementation, an intro to functional programming in Java 8, immutable infrastructure, and code differentiation.

Benjamin Ball07/27/14
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The Best of the Week (July 18): Enterprise Integration Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (July 18 to July 25). This week's topics include big data architecture, APIs and the World Cup, building GlassFish from source, a JBoss Fuse demo, and Camel on JBoss EAP.

Christophe Phil...07/26/14
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5 Reasons You Are Not Doing Code Reviews

There may be a way to work around that: turn the table. Ask Bob for advice on your code. That will get the discussion going, and it may ease him into it. Also, code reviews have a big advantage: they don’t need much to get started. You don’t need everyone in the company to agree.

Koen Serneels07/25/14
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Getting Started with Home Automation (Part I)

But first, lets start with a good old rant. Why is the world of home automation so badly organized? Let me come again; why? If you enter this world, set aside all open source principles. Do not hope that you are going to find centralized/useful documentation on how to do things.

Andrew Fuqua07/25/14
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Compressed Backlog Refinement

This post is not about where the ideas come from or even about how to convert what already exists into user stories. The focus here is about how to conduct that initial refinement meeting, then what might be different in subsequent refinement sessions.

Peter Zaitsev07/25/14
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DBaaS, OpenStack and Trove 101: Introduction to the Basics

While DBaaS is an interesting concept that introduces a completely new way of approaching an application’s database infrastructure, and can bring enterprises easily scalable, and financially flexible platforms, it should not be considered a silver bullet.

Gil Zilberfeld07/25/14
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Test Attribute #5 – Differentiation

In order to analyze a problem when tests fail, we need to get into detective mode. The more evidence we have, the better. With enough differentiation, we can get a mental model of what works and what doesn’t, and better – where the problem might lurk, so we can go on and fix it.

David Winters07/25/14
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JBoss Data Grid: Installation and Development

In this blog, we will discuss one particular data grid platform from Redhat namely JBoss Data Grid (JDG). We will firstly cover how to access and install this data grid platform and then we will demonstrate how to develop and deploy a simple remote client/server data grid application which utilises the HotRod protocol.

Moshe Kaplan07/25/14
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9 Steps to Implement Offline Backup at Azure IaaS: Backup a MySQL to Azure Storage

A good backup is probably something you will thank for when s%$t hits the fan. If you chose MySQL as your data infrastructure and Microsoft Azure as your cloud infrastructure, you will probably thank this procedure (that I actually turned into a a script).

Alec Noller07/25/14
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LedisDB: A High-Performance, Redis-Like NoSQL DB Built in Go

If you're looking for alternative high-performance NoSQL solutions, you might be interested in this new Redis-esque entry based on LevelDB and written in Go: LedisDB.

Robert Diana07/25/14
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Geek Reading July 24, 2014

These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.

Matt Butcher07/25/14
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9 Things I Like About Go

Here, in no particular order, are the top 9 reasons I like working with Go: The Toolchain, Clean Code, Go Routines, Channels, Metaphysical Parsimony, and 4 more...

Matt Brasier07/25/14
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Setting the Permanent Generation Size in Oracle SOA Suite 11g

This recipe, taken from the Oracle SOA Suite 11g Performance Cookbook, looks at how increasing the permanent generation size. Permanent Generation (PermGen) is a special part of the Java heap which contains the Class templates for all of the Java Classes on your classpath.

Ariya Hidayat07/25/14
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Easy TeamCity Continuous Integration Installation with Docker

TeamCity from JetBrains is an easy-to-use and powerful continuous integration system. It is a commercial product, but there is a special zero-cost license for small projects and FOSS applications. While installing TeamCity is relatively easy, its setup is further simplified via the use of Docker.