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Ajitesh Kumar10/23/14
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Architecture – Top 10 Traits of a Software Architect

This article represents my opinion on top 10 traits of a software architect. Recently, I came across a need of my fellow colleague who asked me to take a shot at defining, what would it take for someone to become an architect. The below could be applied to architect in any technologies.

Trevor Parsons10/23/14
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6 Challenges Facing DevOps and Operations Teams in 2015

I’m sure you have heard “knowing is half the battle,” and sometimes when in the weeds, you cannot spend the time to reflect on what has happened and what is coming. Knowing what you will face will help you brace and prepare in advance. Here is the list.

Ana-maria Mihalceanu10/22/14
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Understanding Information Retrieval by Using Apache Lucene and Tika - Part 2

A sequal of what was implemented in Part 1 of this tutorial; we continue indexing and improving search conditions through different features provided by the Apache Lucene library.

John Walter10/22/14
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Dev of the Week: Ajitesh Kumar

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Ajitesh Kumar, Principal Architect with Evoke Technologies.

Mike Bushong10/22/14
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Applying the Theory of Constraints to network transport

The real reason the Theory of Constraints remains a statistical game in networking has nothing to do with technology. The reality is that once anyone grows accustomed to solving a problem in a particular way, they use that method to solve it over and over again.

Remy Sharp10/22/14
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Element focus utility

I've recently been looking at retrofitting keyboard navigation support to JS Bin, but I was immediately struck by the totally lack of visibility on what was in focus. So I built a mini utility to visualise what's happening.

Jenny Yang10/22/14
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Security Coordination for Web Services Beyond XML Firewalling

Traditional development produces applications that are closed to wide usage. Custom development is required to open these programs to wide-scale integration. In contrast, Web services applications are by default open to other systems and additional configuration is required to block access.

Dave Rooney10/22/14
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Uh Oh... We Discovered More Stories!

While Story Mapping goes a long way towards identifying the work that needs to be completed to deliver a viable system, you will inevitably miss some stories. This is a natural outcome of the discovery process that is inherent to software development.

Val Huber10/22/14
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Criteria for Selecting Your REST Services Platform

This blog, the last article in this series, addresses the following two key issues: how to build the REST infrastructure for database access, and what are the requirements you should expect from your vendors of REST infrastructure.

Gen Furukawa10/22/14
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Cloud Database Security, Farms and Restaurants: The Importance of Knowing Your Sources

Securing cloud-based assets starts by applying data-security practices modified to address the characteristics of virtual-network environments. Cloud services are slowly gaining the trust of IT managers who are hesitant to extend the security to accommodate placing their critical business assets in the cloud.

Ana-maria Mihalceanu10/21/14
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Understanding Information Retrieval by Using Apache Lucene and Tika - Part 1

This tutorial will explain the Lucene and Tika frameworks will be explained through their core concepts (parsing, mime detection, indexing, scoring, boosting) via illustrative examples that should be applicable to not only seasoned software developers but to beginners to content analysis and programming as well.

Benjamin Ball10/21/14
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Apache Kafka Load Testing on AWS

An article from Jaime Alquiza talks about load testing Kafka clusters that are being hosted on AWS / EC2. Alquiza opens up the article with some words on what exactly the difference is between load testing and benchmarking, and how load testing doesn't necessarily characterize the same workload for your system.

Martin Fowler10/21/14
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Sacrificial Architecture

The team that writes the sacrificial architecture is the team that decides it's time to sacrifice it. This is a different case to a new team coming in, hating the existing code, and wanting to rewrite it. It's easy to hate code you didn't write, without an understanding of the context in which it was written.

Keith Mayer10/21/14
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Migrating Ubuntu Linux Virtual Machines to Microsoft Azure from Amazon AWS

I assisted an organization with defining a process for migrating web applications running on Linux virtual machines to the Azure cloud platform from Amazon AWS. In this article, I’m documenting the general steps we used in an attempt to help other organizations that may be planning a similar migration approach.

Matt Raible10/20/14
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Developing Services with Apache Camel - Part IV: Load Testing and Monitoring

This article focuses on load testing and tools for monitoring application performance.