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Alec Noller04/14/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery

DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery was produced to help you use Continuous Delivery to get applications to market faster, under budget, with fewer people. The guide provides you with the data, ideas, and solutions you need to drastically improve your software production and delivery process.

Sarah Ervin04/17/14
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Women in Tech: The Current State of Gender Bias

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women comprise 47% of the general workforce. Why then, does the same survey say that women comprise only 26.1% of all "Computer and Mathematical" occupations?

Peter Zaitsev04/17/14
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Q&A: Common (but Deadly) MySQL Development Mistakes

Recently the author gave a presentation on “How to Avoid Common (but Deadly) MySQL Development Mistakes” for Percona MySQL Webinars. Here are all the questions with the author's complete answers.

Michael Mainguy04/17/14
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Continuous integration versus delayed integration

A vigorous area of debate in the development and architecture community exists around the value of Continuous Integration.

Bruno Borges04/17/14
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JavaFX and Java 8 version of the 2048 game

The author has been "busy" this weekend doing several things. But nothing more important than playing the addictive game 2048. In this article, you'll find a JavaFX version called 2048FX, so you can learn how to code a game like this and also several new features of Java SE 8 and JavaFX!

Ben Wilcock04/17/14
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Working with Google Analytics API v4 for Android

For v4 of the Google Analytics API for Android, Google has moved the implementation into Google Play Services. As part of the move, the EasyTracker class has been removed, but it's still possible to get a fairly simple ‘automatic’ Tracker up and running with little effort. In this post the author will show you how.

Alec Noller04/17/14
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Is Oracle's NoSQL Standards Body an Attempt to Hinder Progress?

You've probably heard the unexpected news that Oracle, the relational database giant, is planning to create a standards body for NoSQL databases. What does it mean, though? According to Andrew C. Oliver's "Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing," the intentions are not good.

Ayende Rahien04/17/14
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The Dark Sides of Lucene

The author has been using Lucene for the past six or seven years, and after his last post, he thought it would be a good idea to talk a bit about the kind of things that it isn't doing well.

Ross Mason04/17/14
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Mule Meets Zuul: A Centralized Properties Management – Part I, Server Side

It is always recommended to use Spring properties with Mule, to externalize any configuration parameters. For example, the Acme APIfrom my previous post connects to an external database. So instead of hard-coding connectivity options inside my application code, I would create a properties file.

Paul Reed04/17/14
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Continuous Deployment... or Continuous Annoyment?

This episode takes a look at a core component of continuous delivery: the application update mechanism. We talk a bit about our collective experiences supporting update paths, and whether or not that’s actually good for customers, or it’s just a myth we hear parroted constantly.

Tatiana Crawford04/17/14
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Automate Discovery and Remediation of the Heartbleed Bug

Given the length of time the vulnerable code has been available it’s likely your server is vulnerable if you are using any of the OpenSSL 1.0.1 branches. CloudPassage customers are able to determine if their servers are vulnerable by using the software vulnerability feature of Halo.

Rob Allen04/17/14
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Some Notes On Provisioning Vagrant with Ansible

I’ve been playing with Vagrant over the last few days, using Ansible to provision it. These are some notes to remind myself for next time and are very disjointed! Configuring Vagrant to provision using Ansible is easy enough.

Craig Matsumoto04/17/14
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Analysts See Merit in Cisco's Policy-Driven SDN

Competitors are harping about the potential for lock-in with Cisco‘s Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI), even if pieces such as the OpFlex protocol become open standards. They’ve got a point, but analysts do see some value in the policy-driven approach Cisco has taken.

Don Pinto04/17/14
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N1QL Querying for Shoppers and Merchants

N1QL is a next generation query language for Couchbase Server. It goes beyond SQL and the relational model in several ways - most importantly, attributes in N1QL can contain multiple values, which can be nested. In this article, the author explores N1QL queries commonly seen in e-commerce applications.

Nati Shalom04/17/14
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NoSQLNoCompromises

In order to scale horizontally on cheap hardware (a key NoSQL attribute), several compromises had to be made, including abandoning some highly valuable characteristics of relational databases. In this article, you'll learn how to avoid having to make some of these compromises.