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Alec Noller09/15/14
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Join Us For Our Big Data Twitter Q&A! #DZBigData

In anticipation of our 2014 Guide to Big Data, we have arranged for a panel of experts - Kirk Borne and Jonathan Ellis, to answer your Big Data questions on Twitter on Monday, September 22, 2014. To participate, simply ask a question using the hashtag #DZBigData.

Alec Noller09/15/14
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Introducing DZone's Latest Checklist: Class Design

This week, DZone released its latest Checklist: Class Design. This is the third entry in our Checklist series, so be sure to check out our previous releases - Unit Testing and Test-Driven Development - as well!

Phil Whelan09/15/14
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Beyond Virtualization: The Rationale for PaaS in an IaaS World

PaaS grew out of multi-tenant run applications on systems run by providers. Admins in enterprise IT are understandably hesitant to deploy critical applications on a slice of someone else's pie, but the development of scalable, containerized, multi-stack PaaS software has changed the landscape.

Remy Sharp09/15/14
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The 'What Time Did My Son Wake Up?' Project

My 2 1/2 year old son wakes up before us during the spring and summer. He turns his light on fully, and plays until he's bored. The problem was: exactly when was he waking, because it would affect how tired he was in the day (and affect nap times). So I built a tiny Arduino prototype :-)

Reza Rahman09/15/14
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Java API for RESTful Web Services 2.1

A proposal for JAX-RS 2.1 has been recently submitted to the JCP, this news was a bit overshadowed by the Java EE 8 Platform submission announcement but it is also important. It is important as JAX-RS is a significant technology of the the Java EE Platform but also relevant outside of the platform.

Mike Bushong09/15/14
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SDN and the implications of a single system image

The question is how to take devices explicitly designed to operate discretely and make them behave as a single cohesive unit.

Claus Ibsen09/15/14
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More Metrics in Apache Camel 2.14

Apache Camel 2.14 is being released later this month. There is a slight holdup due some Apache infrastructure issue which is being worked on. This blog post is to talk about one of the new functions we have added to this release.

Shane Johnson09/15/14
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MongoDB and Apache Cassandra / DataStax, Where Art Thou?

Recently, Thumbtack Technology published a blog post highlighting the final results of the NoSQL benchmark. In June, the databases were benchmarked on 4 physical servers. I could see MongoDB and DataStax in the rearview mirror.

Michael Sahota09/15/14
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Stop Agile Initiatives!

I am sick to death of Agile Initiatives because they usually fail. The core problem is that the typical approach used to initiate Agile is inconsistent with Agile goals of empowerment and engagement.

Raymond Camden09/15/14
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Proof of Concept: Live HTML checking for a textarea

Of course, from time to time I screw up and forget to close a tag or make some other mistake. For a while now I've wondered - is there an easy way to check for that and potentially catch those mistakes before I save the form?

Drew Harvey09/15/14
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DB2 CONCAT (Concatenate) Function

The DB2 CONCAT function will combine two separate expressions to form a single string expression. It can leverage database fields, or explicitly defined strings as one or both expression when concatenating the values together.

Markus Eisele09/15/14
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Overlord - The One Place To Rule And Manage your APIs

We're living in a more and more distributed world today. Instead of having individual, departmental projects running on hardware, today's systems run at large scale, centralized or even distributed. The needs for monitoring and managing never changed but got far more complex over time.

Mike Bushong09/15/14
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Datacenter Architecture: Together and Apart

The challenge in architecting, building, and managing data centers is one of balance. There are forces competing to both push together and pull apart datacenter resources. Finding an equilibrium point that is technological sustainable, operationally viable, and business friendly is challenging.

Alec Noller09/14/14
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The Best of the Week (Sept. 5): Internet of Things Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the IoT Zone. This week's best include a look at Hackstock for #LocalGov, the introduction to the Apple Watch, how to build smart things with AllJoyn and Kii, and more.

Benjamin Ball09/14/14
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The Best of the Week (Sept 5): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Sept 5 to Sept 12). This week's topics include cloud middleware architecture, Azure blob storage, web based SSH access in OpenShift, Docker and Kubernetes on Azure, and OpenStack Ceilometer.