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Alec Noller11/01/14
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12 Obstacles for the Internet of Things

The word around town is that the Internet of Things is growing - and it's growing a lot. That's not to say that IoT's growth faces no obstacles, though. According to Chris Curran and Daniel Eckert, there are 12 major hurdles that IoT still has to deal with.

John Walter11/01/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 24): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone (October 25 - October 31). This week includes tutorials on converting your legacy code and creating a Docker-based RabbitMQ cluster.

Benjamin Ball11/01/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 24): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (October 24 - October 31). This week's topics include Java 8 streaming, REST APIs with Spring Boot, JSP and servlet, Karaf-Maven plugins, and resource scarcity with application servers.

Benjamin Ball11/01/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 24): Big Data Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone (October 24 - October 31). This week's topics include Twitter data analysis, running Hadoop on Ubuntu, information retrieval with Apache Lucene, a method for data visualization, and removing references with R.

Gil Zilberfeld10/31/14
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"The New Agile" Slides

I had a great time presenting at the Agile Practitioners meet-up. Good feedback, and felt like a keynote. Here are the slides.

Cloudify Community10/31/14
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How Docker is Changing Configuration Management

When it comes to traditional configuration management tools, Chef, Puppet and others, these usually fall into the fry camp. This approach involves dynamic configuration at deployment time. Meaning, you have a server and need to configure it for the first time, including permissions, installing packages, etc.

Johanna Rothman10/31/14
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Is Your Culture Working the Way You Think it Is?

One day, the Big Bosses, the CEO and the VP Engineering spoke at an all-hands meeting. “You are empowered,” they said. They had a vision. They just knew what the future would hold. I managed to keep my big mouth shut.

Chris Odell10/31/14
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From Developer To Businessman: A New Venture

For many years I have wanted to go freelance but there has never seemed to be a good time. I’m sure you know how it is. So I decided I would become an IT contractor. We shall see where it leads.

Pieter Humphrey10/31/14
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Architecting for Continuous Delivery: Microservices with Pivotal CF and Spring Cloud

Microservices, Pivotal CF, and Spring Cloud combine to create an operationalized architecture that enables enterprises to continuously deliver value at scale through rapid, iterative development, and to meet the needs of a mobile-first world.

Ricci Gian Maria10/31/14
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Aggregate in Mongo Using Only Date Part of a DateTime Property

If you need to do an aggregation in MongoDb on a DateTime property and you want to aggregate only by Date part, you can use a simple trick and use a filter to compose the date part before the grouping. Here is the code.

Tetiana Markova10/31/14
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Extending Scaling Opportunities within Multiple Middleware Stacks

With Jelastic PaaS, hosting of your applications becomes truly flexible. In addition to the automated vertical scaling, Jelastic also lets you increase/decrease the number of servers in your environment, if it is required for your application.

Mark Needham10/31/14
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Neo4j: LOAD CSV - The Sneaky Null Character

I spent some time earlier in the week trying to import a CSV file extracted from Hadoop into Neo4j using Cypher’s LOAD CSV command and initially struggled due to some rogue characters.

Lorna Mitchell10/31/14
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Announcing the Git Workbook

I'm very pleasedtitle_page to announce the immediate availability of my new book Git Workbook, costing $20 from LeanPub. This is a book that you "do" rather than "read"; it's a series of chapters (30 ish so far) each covering one specific git skill.

Upender Chinthala10/31/14
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Spring Integration Error Handling with Router, ErrorChannel, and Transformer

In this article explained how errors are handled when using the messaging system with Spring Integration and how to handle route and redirect to specific channel.

Erich Styger10/31/14
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New Sumo Robot Assembled, and Looking Good!

Finally, the new Sumo robot is assembled, and up and moving. The new design is much cleaner, and so far the new motor connector cables are looking good. As always, we had a few bumps.