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Andrew Fuqua09/02/14
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Flow Is For Sissies

The moral of the story is that real options thinking, systems thinking and many other such concepts present or yet to come may be more appropriate in some cases than Lean/Kanban thinking. Lean/Kanban thinking is useful, but it isn’t all there is.

Paul Reed09/02/14
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Making Monitoring Work For You

Monitoring is a big part of DevOps, but what’s the best way to get started? Infrastructure monitoring? Application monitoring? What should you monitor? Where should that data go? How can you turn data into information and monitoring into alerts? What about alert fatigue and humane monitoring?

Jim Bird09/02/14
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10 Things to Make Your App Secure: #1 Parameterize Database Queries

Let’s start with #1 on the list, the simplest, but one of the most important things that you can do to secure your application: Parameterize Database Queries. One of the most dangerous and most common attacks on online applications is SQL Injection.

Peter Zaitsev09/02/14
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OpenStack Trove: The Benefits of this Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS)

In a previous post, my colleague Dimitri Vanoverbeke discussed at a high level the concepts of database as a service (DBaaS), OpenStack and OpenStack’s implementation of a DBaaS, Trove. Today I’d like to delve a bit further into Trove and discuss where it fits in, and who benefits.

Markus Eisele09/02/14
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Bootstrapping Apache Camel in Java EE7 with WildFly 8

Since Camel version 2.10 there is support for CDI (JSR-299) and DI (JSR-330). This offers new opportunities to develop and deploy Apache Camel projects in Java EE containers but also in standalone Java SE or CDI containers. Time to try it out and get familiar with it.

Rob Galanakis09/02/14
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Hire talented people and get out of their way?

Today's quote is: "In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way." This advice (hire smart, don’t micromanage) is so simplistic, it’s hardly worth saying. The profound stupidity is equating this with “being a good boss“. No, hiring smart people and not micromanaging them is the absolute, bare minimum you should be doing as a boss.

Phil Whelan09/02/14
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Cloud Foundry Advisory Board Meeting - 2014 August

Michael Maximilien ("Max") kicked off this month’s Cloud Foundry Community Advisory Board meeting with reflection of the 3 releases of Cloud Foundry that have occurred since last month's meeting - v178, v179 and v180.

Reza Rahman09/02/14
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Using the Java SE 8 Date Time API with JPA 2.1

Most of you are hopefully aware of the new Date Time API included in Java SE 8. If you are not, you should check them out right now using the Java Tutorial Trail dedicated to the topic. It is a significantly leap forward in processing temporal data in Java.

Anders Abel09/02/14
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A Geek's Nightmare

Last night I woke up after a night mare. A nightmare containing a future, “improved” version of powershell a competing blogger and Entity Framework Migrations. Slightly off topic, but I’ll share it anyway.

Chris Odell09/01/14
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No Script: The Conflict In Design

I have a question for you. When you design the front page for a business or the UI for a web application do you think about how to represent the functionality with JavaScript first or without?

Nicolas Frankel09/01/14
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Using exceptions when designing an API

Many knows the tradeoff of using exceptions while designing an application: On one hand, using try-catch block nicely segregates between regular code and exception handling code On the other hand, using exceptions has a definite performance cost for the JVM. This week has proved to me that exception handling in designing an API is a very serious decision.

Anh Tuan Nguyen09/01/14
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How to Build the Distributed Crawling System

Around 3 months ago, I posted an article explaining our approach to build Cloud Application. From this article, I will gradually share our practical design to solve this challenge. As mentioned before, our final goal is to build a Saas big data analysis application, which will deployed in AWS servers.

Markus Eisele09/01/14
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Everything Developers Need To Know About xPaaS

A very tiny little overview to get you up to speed. To make it simple, JBoss xPaaS services is another name for having all the powerful capabilities of JBoss Middleware available as a cloud based services, ready for use on OpenShift.

Kaveh Shahbazian09/01/14
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Two Tales: Object Oriented Programming & Functional Programming

Recently, while crawling in old scrap repositories, I've found something that ironically still makes sense! And that was a different point of view about the relation between OOP (Object Oriented Programming) and FP (Functional Programming).

Yung Chou09/01/14
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Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud – Bringing Docker Online using PowerShell DSC

Picking up where we last left off, Yung Chou and Keith Mayer continue our Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud series as they welcome Andrew Weiss from Microsoft Consulting Services as they show us how we can manage Docker containers using PowerShell DSC.