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Matthias Marschall01/17/13
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How Delays Render All Your Efforts Useless

London Stansted Airport, early afternoon – a huge crowd at the railway station. No trains – only people, and a lot of confusion and anger.

Krishna Prasad01/17/13
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Doing HTTPS Communication with http:outbound-gateway

In Spring Integration if you have to do https communication when using http:outbound-gateway, you need to use the following trick...

Mitch Pronschinske01/17/13
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RabbitMQ Performance Breakdown

If you are shopping for a new messaging queue and looking at RabbitMQ, or if you're just looking for ways to improve your existing RabbitMQ use case, there are 2 articles you really need to look at.

David Bernstein01/17/13
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Resistance to Change

The biggest impediment to change is a cultural one. Change means things are going to be different and human beings resist this at some level. Change requires being able to adapt and this can be difficult so as a result we tend to resist it.

Francois Lascelles01/17/13
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Standardize HMAC, OAuth RESTful Authentication Schemes

As the enterprise is increasingly taking notice of WOA (Web Oriented Architecture) these days, the need for security guidelines and standards for RESTful Web services is becoming more pressing.

Alen Komljen01/16/13
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HTTP Load testing with JMeter

In this post I will show some basics and how to use JMeter for HTTP load testing. JMeter is an Java application that can be used to simulate a heavy load on a server to test its strength or to analyze overall performance under different load types.

Francois Zaninotto01/16/13
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Functional Testing For Node.js Using Mocha and Zombie.js

Unit tests should already be in your ADN, so let's talk about functional tests instead. Functional tests are the technical translation of the acceptance tests written by the customer at the back of a user story card. Let's see how to achieve functional testing for Node.js applications.

Kristina Chodorow01/16/13
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MongoDB: An Intro to Fail Points

This is probably exclusively of interest to my coworkers, but MongoDB has a new fail points framework.

Eric Genesky01/16/13
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Graph Visualization Using Python in Tulip

This video shows the execution of a sample Python script inside Tulip. The script perform a graph traversal using a DFS or BFS algorithm. Color of nodes are modified once they have been visited

Gordon Dickens01/16/13
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Rocket to the Cloud Fast with Roo

Since CloudFoundry is public, you may run into an issue deploying the application with . . .

Mitch Pronschinske01/16/13
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VMware's RabbitMQ vs. LinkedIn's Kafka

IT consultant Stuart Charlton had a rich analysis on these two technologies from VMware (RabbitMQ) and LinkedIn (Kafka). It suggest when you should use Kafka, when you should use RabbitMQ, what both are good at, and what neither are good at.

Arnon Rotem-gal-oz01/16/13
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Killing the HBase Zombie Table

One of our team leaders approached me in the hall today and asked if I could land a hand testing Hadoop clusters after an upgrade and they had a problem with one table they were trying to set up:

Simon Brown01/16/13
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Software Documentation as a Guidebook

I'm a firm believer that many software teams have a duty to deliver some supplementary documentation along with the codebase, especially those that are building the software under an outsourcing and/or offshoring contract.

Trevor Parsons01/16/13
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How Do I Know if My Heroku App is Slow

So you’ve written a nice new Heroku app and have tested it thoroughly - it seems really fast – yay!!!

Eric Genesky01/16/13
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Why is MongoDB Wildly Popular? It’s a Data Structure Thing.

While MongoDB may have ridden onto the scene under the banner of scalability with the rest of the NoSQL database technologies . . .