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Alec Noller10/29/14
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The Future Possibilities of Twitter-Powered IoT

If you don't spend enough time on Twitter as it is, you may have a new excuse now: the Internet of Things. According to Sophie Curtis, Twitter is going to "power" IoT by providing a cheap and easy way to collect and funnel data to IoT devices. And this is already happening in a number of ways.

Omri Erel10/29/14
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SaaS Data Integration – Best Practices

Those who have built cloud-based systems clearly understand the strategy needed for SaaS data integration, and what the best practices entail. However, a majority of those who work to bring the benefits of cloud computing to their enterprise do not place the same value on this great technology.

Prabath Siriwardena10/29/14
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Identity Anti-patterns: Federation Silos and Spaghetti Identity

SAML, OpenID, OpenID Connect, WS-Federation all support identity federation - cross domain authentication. But, can we always expect all the parties in a federation use case to support SAML, OpenID or OpenID Connect ? Most of the federation systems we see today are in silos.

Don Pinto10/29/14
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Couchbase Server 3.0: Full Ejection for Tuning Memory with Large Databases

With Couchbase Server 3.0, you get a great new option to change the way we use memory for caching your keys and metadata. The new option is called "full ejection." Here is how full ejection is different.

Mike Bushong10/28/14
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SDN Market Sizing Redux

The real point of the market sizing exercise was to predict that SDN is going to be huge. Since that time, every major vendor has built SDN into their roadmap. Yes, deployments are lagging as people figure out just what to do with the technology, but there is no doubt that the competitive landscape has been forever changed.

Paul Hammant10/28/14
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Checking in binaries

When Maven came out some twelve years ago, the Java community became comfortable with not checking in third-party binaries. In the Ant era, before that, you did. Maybe we were being kind to source control systems, but we opened a new can of worms.

Val Huber10/28/14
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How to Build REST Infrastructure for Database Access

In the first two blogs in this series, we tackled the issue of how REST is a solution to a connected enterprise followed by discussions on What is REST. Then we discussed why use REST for database access. This article discusses how to build the REST infrastructure and what are the requirements of solutions from vendors.

Trisha Gee10/28/14
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AngularJS, HTML5, Groovy, Java and MongoDB All Together: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

This year I’ve been giving an evolving live demonstration of coding a Fully Buzz Word Compliant, mobile-friendly web application. The aim of the demo is to show, via a real-world application rather than a toy example, where these popular technologies sit in your architecture, and how they interact with each other.

Rob J Hyndman10/28/14
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HTS with Regressors

The hts pack­age for R allows for fore­cast­ing hier­ar­chi­cal and grouped time series data. The idea is to gen­er­ate fore­casts for all series at all lev­els of aggre­ga­tion with­out impos­ing the aggre­ga­tion con­straints, and then to rec­on­cile the fore­casts so they sat­isfy the aggre­ga­tion con­straints.

Omri Erel10/28/14
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SaaS VS ASP – Understanding the Difference

Overall, between SaaS vs ASP, an application designed and created specifically as a SaaS offering is safer if you want to use a web-based application, as it will also be easy to scale without incurring further costs.

Ayende Rahien10/28/14
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Career Planning: Where do old devs go to?

What doesn’t make sense is the ratio that I’m seeing. Where are the people who have been doing software development for decades?

Keith Mayer10/28/14
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End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud

This article is part 1 of a two-part series. In this article, I'll provide an example of leveraging Azure Automation runbooks and PowerShell Workflows in a concerted approach to fully automate all aspects of provisioning new IaaS workloads on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

Michael Hunger10/28/14
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Flexible Neo4j Batch Import with Groovy

You might have data as CSV files to create nodes and relationships from in your Neo4j Graph Database. It might be a lot of data, like many tens of million lines. Too much for LOAD CSV to handle transactionally.

Dave Bush10/28/14
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NUnit, Unity Dependency Injection, MOQ and Private Fields

There was some code that I needed to test that ultimately called into the database. Since this is a UNIT test and all I was interested in testing was one specific function and the state of one specific field in another object, I had neither the need, nor the desire, to let that call to the database happen.

Gunnar Peipman10/28/14
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ASP.NET MVC 6: What are KRE, KVM, KPM?

ASP.NET vNext comes with a new runtime environment called KRE. Besides KRE that runs ASP.NET vNext applications there are also tools for managing KRE versions and NuGet packages that application uses. This post gives you a quick overview about K-world components and explains shortly how to use them.