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Benjamin Ball10/17/14
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Docker 1.3 Releases with Security, Signed Images, and Process Injection

Docker, the ever-popular containerization tool, released Docker 1.3 today. This latest version includes over 750 new commits, and has many new capabilities and enhancements. Among these are digital signature verification, new process injection, container lifecycle management, security options, and shared directories.

Brian Gracely10/17/14
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The Cloudcast #165 - DevOps Automation as a Service

Aaron talks with Evan Powell(@epowell101, CEO of @stack_storm), about Automation as a Service, Infrastructure.next as Code, and increasing the efficiency of DevOps tools and workflows.

Max Mccarty10/17/14
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OWASP Top 10 Risks #2: Broken Authentication and Session Management

As you might have gathered from OWASP’s definition of broken authentication and session management, is that the realm of possible areas this risk encompasses is overwhelming. Application security is a broad subject and authentication and session management is just a piece of the whole pie.

Linda Gimmeson10/17/14
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FAQ of Executives Regarding Apache Hadoop

Apache Hadoop has slowly been infiltrating the mainstream business world, but many executives are still left with doubts about whether adopting Hadoop is a sound strategy for their organization. Is Hadoop enterprise friendly? Is it economical for an organization to use?

Hasan Sunasara10/17/14
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No Fuss! No Muss! Implement Validation Using JSR-303 Annotations in Spring

After the introduction of annotations in Spring 3.0, implementation of validation was simpler and cleaner. Developers can reduce the code by using the Hibernate Validator framework along with Spring. Follow these steps and you can easily implement validation using the JSR-303 constraint.

Christian Posta10/16/14
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Easy REST Endpoints with Apache Camel 2.14

Apache Camel has a new release recently, and some of the new features were blogged about by my colleague Claus Ibsen. You really should check out his blog entry and dig into more detail, but one of the features I was looking forward to trying was the new REST DSL.

Alec Noller10/16/14
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IoT is Going to Steal All Your Stuff

Well, not steal your stuff exactly, but quietly shift ownership of your prized possessions to somebody else. As IoT grows and connected devices become ubiquitous, you'll own an increasing supply of snazzy electronics, but the makers of your toys may have more control over them than you do.

Tom Howlett10/16/14
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Interviewing Programmers: Start with Code

For me recruiting a programmer has to start with code. I don’t really care about the CV and the application process for this job involved a quick coding problem.

Nishant Chandra10/16/14
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Software Stack Deployment Automation the Amazon CloudFormation Way!

Deploying a complete software stack is breeze with Amazon's CloudFormation. It provides a repeatable and predictable mechanism to launch a stack comprising of EC2 instances, load balancers, databases and other Amazon resources.

Rob Allen10/16/14
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Context-specific history at the bash prompt

These two bind command change the way that the up and down arrow keys work once you start typing a command to only search the history for lines that start with what you've typed so far. It's quite handy and I find it easier to use than ctrl+r.

Johanna Rothman10/16/14
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Large Program? Release More Often

Look, the more people and teams on your program, the more feedback you need. The more chances you have for getting stuck, being in the death spiral of slowing inertia. What you want is to gain momentum.

Armel Nene10/16/14
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Web Services Architecture – When to Use SOAP vs REST

Software architects will design the application from various perspectives and also decides, based on various reasons, which approach to take to expose new API to third party applications. As a software architect, it is good practice to involve your development team lead.

Chen Harel10/16/14
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AppDynamics VS New Relic – Which Tool is Right For You? The Complete Guide

When thinking about performance, AppDynamics and New Relic are the main modern tools that come to mind. Both spawned from the same company, Wily Technology, who also dealt with performance monitoring and was acquired by CA back in 2006 - making way to new technology.

Peter Zaitsev10/16/14
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Rackspace Doubling-Down on OpenStack Trove and Percona Server

Today Rackspace is doubling down on open source database technologies. Why? Because that’s where the industry is heading. The company created a separate business unit of 100+ employees focused solely on database workloads.

Remy Sharp10/16/14
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What is a "Web App"?

A lot of people (including myself) will refer to many web sites as apps. But why? I don't know of a good definition. So here's my definition and distinction between web site and web app.