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Andrew Pielage07/22/14
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Building GlassFish from Source

This article will look at building Glassfish 4.0.1 from source and configuring NetBeans 8.0 to then use, modify, and debug it. While GlassFish can be downloaded ready for use, even coming bundled with NetBeans, there will be some among us who need (or just want) to build it from scratch.

Mike Cottmeyer07/22/14
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What is the ROI of Your Event?

So, where did our new event fall on a scale compared to the others? Did I feel like attendees received value and did I feel like we got a good return on our investment? Let me give a little comparison.

Rick Delgado07/21/14
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Safe and Secure: The Pros and Cons of SSL Security

Security is a serious concern for any business. Learn what you need to know about SSL security.

Benjamin Ball07/21/14
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DZone Research Cloud News Update (July 21)

A lot has happened in the cloud industry since the release of our 2014 Cloud Platform Research Report in early March, which is why we are providing monthly industry news updates to keep our community truly updated. Here are the major happenings up through July 16th.

David Winterbottom07/21/14
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Linking to Github

It's dangerous to link to lines or blocks of code on Github without explicitly specifying the commit hash in the URL. This emits the Github URL to the HEAD commit on the current branch, specifying the commit hash in the URL

John Piekos07/21/14
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Designing a Data Architecture to Support both Fast and Big Data

In post one of this series, we introduced the ideas that a Corporate Data Architecture was taking shape and that working with Fast Data is different from working with Big Data. In the second post we looked at examples of Fast Data and what is required of applications that interact with Fast Data.

Daniel Bartl07/21/14
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Processing and Analyzing Sensor Data – A DIY Approach (Part II)

Regarding data analysis, we handled the two types of data quite differently. To understand the stream data we applied concepts from time series analysis, while we approached the event data with Markov Chain models. We used R for both approaches.

Ayende Rahien07/21/14
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Introducing inefficiencies into RavenDB, on purpose

The administrators on the server noted the high I/O and that a single thread was constantly busy and decided that this is likely a hung thread. The long term fix was to actually make sure that we abort the operation after a while, report to the remote server that we scanned up to a point, and had nothing to show for it, and go back to the replication loop.

Mark Needham07/21/14
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R: ggplot: Problem automatically picking scale for difftime object

I thought it’d be interesting to create some visualisations around the times that people RSVP ‘yes’ to the various Neo4j events that we run in London. I tried to use ggplot to create a bar chart of the data. Unfortunately that resulted in this error:

Johanna Rothman07/21/14
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What is Your Minimum Agile Reading List?

I have created a Minimum Reading List for an Agile Transition. Note the emphasis on minimum. I could have added many more books to this list. But the problem I see is that people don’t read anything. They think they do agile if they say they do agile.

Brian Gracely07/21/14
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The Cloudcast #154 - AppStore APIs and Data to Help Build Better Apps

Brian talks with Ariel Michaeli (@arielmichaeli, Founder/CEO at appFigures) about how appFigures was born out of FileItUp Media’s necessity, API access to all AppStore data, how mobile AppStores have evolved, how they help developers better monetize apps, and the trends that are emerging across multiple App stores.

Topher Marie07/21/14
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2nd DevOps State of the Union – Santa Clara

We were proud to host our 2nd DevOps State of the Union event June 24th. We held it in Santa Clara during Velocity. Wow! What an amazing group and discussion. The goal for the evening was to bring together some of the top thought leaders in DevOps, with the media and analyst community.

Chris Gaun07/21/14
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Lessons in Transforming IT into a Profit Center

Transforming IT into a profit center? Start by SaaS enabling your apps.

Christian Posta07/21/14
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JBoss Fuse DevOps Demo — Step by Step

I recently did a step-by-step demo on using Fabric8 or JBoss Fuse with an emphasis on DevOps. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Fabric8, check out the overview I put together a few weeks ago and check out the community docs as they freakin rock!

Benjamin Ball07/20/14
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The Best of the Week (July 11): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (July 11 to July 17). This week's topics include Amazon Cognito, scale out patterns with OpenStack, an OpenStack beginner tutorial, an introduction to Chef, and 6 reasons why IT needs PaaS.