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Arun Manivannan09/22/14
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Akka Notes: Actor Messaging - 1

From the introductory first part of the Akka Notes, we saw a bird's eye view of Actors in the Akka Toolkit. In this second part of the Akka Notes, we'll look at the messaging part of Actors. As for the example, we would use the same Student-Teacher example that we discussed earlier.

Kevin Daly09/22/14
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How an onion can help your development team be more productive

So how do we onboard new team members? How do we make them productive as soon as possible? Layered software design!

Giorgio Sironi09/22/14
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Microservices are not Jars

I've been building microservices for two years and my main complaint is that they're still not micro- enough. Here's a rebuke of Uncle Bob's recent post Microservices and Jars, which he apparently has written after forming an opinion based on an article in Martin Fowler's bliki.

Peter Zaitsev09/22/14
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OpenStack Users Shed Light on Percona XtraDB Cluster Deadlock Issues

The simplest way to overcome this issue from the operator’s point of view is to use only one writer node for these types of transactions. This usually involves configuration change at the load-balancer level. See this post for possible load-balancer configurations.

Alec Noller09/22/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data

DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data was produced to help you discover emerging information about the Big Data landscape and learn about how the shifting needs of data scientists and developers are influencing new tools and technologies.

Kosta Stojanovski09/22/14
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Eclipse's BIRT: Dynamic Report

This article describes one solution to create dynamic reports with eclipse's BIRT Design Engine API by using a kind of cascading report sections.

Gerry Claps09/22/14
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Product Owners can DESTROY your Agile teams

Every Scrum team has a Product Owner, but not every Product Owner is being 'agile'. Here's 3 steps on how to get it right!

Mark Hinkle09/22/14
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The Report of CloudStack’s Death was a Great Exaggeration

Recently we combined the Citrix Cloud Platforms Group and the Citrix Cloud Networking Group into one integrated unit called Citrix NCSP (Networking, Cloud & SP Group). We believe these changes will strengthen our position in the quickly evolving data center market.

Alec Noller09/21/14
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The Best of the Week (Sep. 12): IoT 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 17 wearables killed by the Apple Watch, an Arduino prototype to track sleeping habits, the release of the Edison development platform for IoT, and more.

Ayende Rahien09/21/14
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What is New in RavenDB 3.0: Simplicity

I’m not sure that there is a better word to describe it. We have a sign in the office, 3 feet by 6 feet, that says: Reduce Friction. And that is something that we tried very hard to do.

Benjamin Ball09/21/14
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The Best of the Week (Sept 12): 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 workflow automation, an OpenStack MySQL perspective, multi-tenant cloud platforms and virtualization, networking Docker containers, and scaling Azure sites.

Benjamin Ball09/21/14
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The Best of the Week (Sept 12): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (Sept 12 to Sept 18). How to write a custom SAML SSO assigner signer, Java EE book uncensored, Java APIs, RESTful web services, and scaling RESTful microservice architecture.

Alec Noller09/20/14
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Internet of Doom: The Security Vulnerabilities of Connected Devices

Security in the Internet of Things is a fairly common concern these days - you know, Heartbleed, toasters, that kind of thing - but you may not even have considered the greatest threat to your connected devices: classic 1990s first person shooters.

Don Pinto09/20/14
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Couchbase Java SDK 2.0.0 Beta 2

Shortly after the first beta release, I'm very happy to announce the second beta release of the Java/JVM SDK release train nicknamed Armstrong. It contains both the core package "core-io" 1.0.0-beta2 as well as the Java SDK 2.0.0-beta2.

Barton George09/20/14
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Preparing for the Post Infrastructure-as-a-Service World

Today I attended a day-long event put on here in Austin by the Cloud Standards Customer Council. It was a packed agenda focused around the theme “preparing for the post-IaaS phase of cloud adoption.”