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Alec Noller10/22/14
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The Insecurity of IoT: Product Liability in a Connected World

One of the major issues faced by the Internet of Things is the question of security. With a new world of devices from various vendors (of varying competence) connecting together, how are things being secured? According to Jeff John Roberts, the answer is simple: they aren't.

Jenny Yang10/22/14
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Security Coordination for Web Services Beyond XML Firewalling

Traditional development produces applications that are closed to wide usage. Custom development is required to open these programs to wide-scale integration. In contrast, Web services applications are by default open to other systems and additional configuration is required to block access.

Andreas Kollegger10/22/14
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Switching From MongoDB to Neo4j

Shindig is a mobile app (iOS, Android) that helps you explore new drinks and share them with the world. Take a picture of what you’re drinking, tag it with taste tags, share it, earn rewards and gameification points, follow famous mixologists and drink aficionados and search for the best drinks nearby.

Sergei Egorov10/22/14
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Debugging Gradle plugins with IntelliJ IDEA

This article will explain how to debug Gradle plugins in IDEA without remote debug, just like a normal Java application.

Dave Rooney10/22/14
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Uh Oh... We Discovered More Stories!

While Story Mapping goes a long way towards identifying the work that needs to be completed to deliver a viable system, you will inevitably miss some stories. This is a natural outcome of the discovery process that is inherent to software development.

Val Huber10/22/14
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Criteria for Selecting Your REST Services Platform

This blog, the last article in this series, addresses the following two key issues: how to build the REST infrastructure for database access, and what are the requirements you should expect from your vendors of REST infrastructure.

Gen Furukawa10/22/14
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Cloud Database Security, Farms and Restaurants: The Importance of Knowing Your Sources

Securing cloud-based assets starts by applying data-security practices modified to address the characteristics of virtual-network environments. Cloud services are slowly gaining the trust of IT managers who are hesitant to extend the security to accommodate placing their critical business assets in the cloud.

Don Pinto10/22/14
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Couchbase JPA Level 2 Cache

Many enterprises are turning to us to help add a cache to an existing application or evolve applications to next generation technologies. For these level two cache implementations we’ve helped develop a data access layer for applications in the Spring project.

Omri Erel10/22/14
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3 Valuable Applications for Price Optimization and Management

Most businesses have adopted procurement management techniques to assist profitability by cutting down production costs. There are however, only a few companies which are addressing pricing strategies in order to drive revenue, which is the profitability equation’s other half.

Ana-maria Mihalceanu10/21/14
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Understanding Information Retrieval by Using Apache Lucene and Tika - Part 1

This tutorial will explain the Lucene and Tika frameworks will be explained through their core concepts (parsing, mime detection, indexing, scoring, boosting) via illustrative examples that should be applicable to not only seasoned software developers but to beginners to content analysis and programming as well.

Michael Georgiou10/21/14
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4 Programming Languages with the Potential to Revolutionize the World of Programming

If you want to make a career out of programming, there are a few essential languages you must learn.

Vladimir Conev10/21/14
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Image viewer in JavaFX

Simple JavaFX Image Viewer

Francesca Krihely10/21/14
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Sharding Pitfalls Part II: Running a Sharded Cluster

In this post we will go through some recommendations when running a sharded cluster at scale. Scalability is one of the core benefits of sharding in MongoDB but this can give you a false sense of security; even with that flexibility, you still have to make smart decisions about how and when you deploy resources.

Benjamin Ball10/21/14
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Apache Kafka Load Testing on AWS

An article from Jaime Alquiza talks about load testing Kafka clusters that are being hosted on AWS / EC2. Alquiza opens up the article with some words on what exactly the difference is between load testing and benchmarking, and how load testing doesn't necessarily characterize the same workload for your system.

Alec Noller10/21/14
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There's No Place Like Feet: Wearables For Your Shoes

You're checking all the boxes on your IoT shopping list when you realize that something's missing: where are all the foot-wearables? Now there's Dorothy, a shoe-based IoT set-up consisting of the Ruby, which is a little trigger/device you slip into your shoe, and an iOS app to help you customize things.