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Rob Galanakis04/14/14
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The "Year of Code" Director is Your Boss

There was some hubbub a few months ago when it was revealed the Executive Director of the UK’s Year of Code initiative can’t code. Apparently a number of people don’t agree with the idea that competency in a domain is a requirement to manage that domain. I find this idea infuriating and it can only end poorly.

Craig Matsumoto04/14/14
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SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup — April 11, 2014

Here’s our gathering of the week’s news bits around software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related topics.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). Here they are, in order of popularity:

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). This week's topics include Continuous Delivery and PaaS, an update from the DZone Research team on the cloud industry, switching cloud-based solutions, the Cloudcast, and the DZone link roundup.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). This week's topics include the Heartbleed SSL bug, Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Integration, two very different introductions to continuous delivery, and perfect test automation.

Adeyinka Oluwaseun04/12/14
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ASP.NET MVC offers three options ViewData, ViewBag and TempData for passing data from controller to view and in next request. TempData is also a dictionary derived from TempDataDictionary class and stored in short lives session and it is a string key and object value. Hence our Tempdata no longer loses it values even after we read from it.

Olga Kogan04/11/14
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Me, Myself and My Binaries

Developing software has some clear and well known steps, that have designated tools for each of them. We develop with our favorite IDE, manage the source code in one of a few leading revision control tools, then build our masterpiece and distribute using… how do we distribute software?

Chris Odell04/11/14
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Everybody Fails Sometimes.

Everybody makes mistakes, otherwise we would all write bug free code. For most of us a mistake can be fixed and doesn’t have too serious consequences.

Dave Bush04/11/14
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What Not to Test

There is code in your application that you shouldn’t bother to write a test for.

Eric D. Schabell04/11/14
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Support Matrix Control Workflow Patterns in JBoss BPM Suite

This article will outline the the basic control flow patterns as defined by vdAtHKB03. We will then analyze what patterns have limited support due to restrictions imposed by the BPMN2 process specification as detailed in BPM-06-22.

Peter Zaitsev04/11/14
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Heartbleed: Separating FAQ From FUD

If you’ve been following this blog or any tech news outlet in the past few days, you’ve probably seen some mention of the “Heartbleed” vulnerability in certain versions of the OpenSSL library. This series of common questions and answers help clarify what everybody should and should not do to maximize security.

Kon Soulianidis04/11/14
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Google Cloud Live 2014 - A Humbling Experience

Thought provoking, surreal and just downright cool are just some of the words that pop into my head when I reflect back on it. But above else it was humbling. So humbling in fact that it led me down that dark and eerie path of asking myself: “did that really just happen?”. *Pinch*: yes, it most certainly did.

Moshe Kaplan04/11/14
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Looking for PostgreSQL Performance Issues

As traffic goes up, even your PostgreSQL may become a bottleneck. In this cases it is important to analyze the traffic and understand the usage pattern.

Julien Danjou04/11/14
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Doing A/B Testing with Apache HTTPD

If you do not know what A/B testing is about, take a quick look at the Wikipedia page on that subject. Long story short, the idea is to serve two different version of a page to your visitors and check which one is getting the most success. When you found which version is better, you can definitely switch to it.

Roy Chua04/11/14
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ONUG Hosts the Great SDN Debate – New Perspective or Empty Promise?

Is software-defined networking truly a savior for overburdened, overly complex network systems? The Open Networking User Group (ONUG) has invited two distinguished professors to address both sides of the SDN debate as part of its spring conference, May 5-6 in New York City.