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Mitch Pronschinske09/10/13
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STEFFI Joins the Graph DB Ecosystem

A new distributed graph database made its debut recently, saying it's comparable to Neo4j and Titan. The new database, called STEFFI, is in-memory and claims that it has recorded better performance metrics than Titan and Neo4j in several benchmarks.

Mitch Pronschinske09/10/13
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Joyent Co-Founder Departs

Jason Hoffman, who helped co-found the cloud company Joyent ten years ago, announced that he is leaving the company but staying connected as an advisor. He doesn't point out any specific reason for leaving but says that he will now have the opportunity to explore his own projects.

Mitch Pronschinske09/10/13
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Don't Make Your Database Server Sad (Neo4j Humor)

The Neo4j README makes it very clear that you are not to delete the core Java libraries. Why? Read the screenshot tweet in this post

Vitalii Tymchyshyn09/10/13
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Complex initialization of a static field

I am trying to describe which method I prefer to use for complex static field initialization.

Mitch Pronschinske09/10/13
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Running RiakCS Locally

There's a new tutorial up on how to set up setup (the cloud flavor of Riak NoSQL) from source. The author also makes it really simple if you just want to clone the Vagrant setup he runs.

Allen Coin09/10/13
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Live-updated Apple Announcement Coverage

We will be tuned in to the live streaming event at 10 a.m. Pacific time today, and will be live-updating this article with news and announcements. Stay tuned!

Jim Hirschauer09/10/13
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Percentiles Made Easy

Performance monitoring tools exist to help ensure a fast and stable quality of service. There are many methods to determine just how good of an overall experience your application is providing, but today we are going to focus on percentiles.

Mitch Pronschinske09/10/13
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Camel 2.12 Liftoff!

They're calling this a small release, but look at that list of new features! Based on the lead up to this release, the features that seem the most exciting include...

Blog Team At In...09/10/13
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Cloud Computing Taking Mobile App Dev to New Heights

Cloud computing and the mobile movement are both influencing how businesses operate and support employees. Cloud-based environments are accessible through the Internet, allowing staff members using smartphones, tablets and mobile PCs to complete work-related tasks anywhere, regardless of their physical location.

Allen Coin09/10/13
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The Natural Science of Benchmarks

In this talk at the 2013 JVM Language Summit, Oracle's Aleksey Shipilev talks benchmarking, that necessary evil. Shipilev explains how software performance engineering is more of a natural science, with experiments, whereas vanilla software engineering is more of a formal science.

Barton George09/10/13
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My O’Reilly Interview: Telling the Project Sputnik Story

While I interviewed a bunch of folks at OSCON, I also got the chance to be on the other end of the camera. On the Thursday of the event I sat down with Meghan Blanchette, editor at O’Reilly, media and we talked about Project Sputnik, where it’s been and where it’s going. Check it out.

Chase Seibert09/10/13
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Writing a cURL to Python Install Script for a Django Development Environment

I came up with a version that installs a pretty vanilla Django development environment, from scratch. It doesn’t assume anything except cURL and Python, both of which come pre-installed on OSX and Ubuntu.

Comsysto Gmbh09/10/13
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Build Light: Continuous Delivery Meets Reengineering a USB Driver

We find the idea cool to visualize the results of our commits with a traffic light and see it as addition to the cS Jenkins Bell. The traffic light is a simple USB device that has a green, a yellow and a red led.

David Pollak09/10/13
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Why I Support Women in Tech

And how can I, how can we, enhance the quality of geeking? Simple, we increase the population from which we draw the excellent geeks and we'll get better geeks and be better geeks.

Tom Howlett09/10/13
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A Mindful Team

It only takes one person to break the pattern of destructive behavior and mindfulness can slowly start to spread. What blocks its progress? Abusive hierarchical relationships, fear, punishment, pressure.