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Dharshan Rangegowda08/26/14
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Understanding durability & write safety in MongoDB

Durability is the "D" in the "ACID" properties popularized by traditional RDBMS. Durability is the guarantee that written data has been saved and will survive permanently. NoSQL databases like MongoDB give developers fine grained control over the durability of their write calls.

Ayende Rahien08/26/14
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Introducing Azure DocumentDB

On Friday, Microsoft came up with Azure DocumentDB. You might say that I have a small interest in such things, so I headed over there to see what I can learn about this project.

Saurabh Chhajed08/26/14
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How to Setup Realtime Analytics over Logs with ELK Stack

The ELK stack is ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana. These three provide a fully working real-time data analytics tool for getting wonderful information sitting on your data.

Christian Posta08/26/14
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Developer Interview #3, my interview about HawtIO and Fabric8

Recently, in between waking up to help my wife with our ten-day old baby at wee hours of the day, I had a chance to be part of Markus Eisele’s Developer Interview series. I chatted casually about my experiences, OpenSource, and showed a quick demo of HawtIO and Fabric8.

Dave Bush08/25/14
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JavaScript Performance Tweaks

So, I started reading High Performance JavaScript recently and I thought now might be a good time to give a summary of what I’ve learned so far.

Rob Galanakis08/25/14
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The low status of software engineers

Bill had two very different experiences interviewing for two different positions at two different companies: one as a software engineer, and one as a VP-level manager.

Bob Hartman08/25/14
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Scrum Basics: When Should We Schedule Sprint Transitions?

For a one week sprint, it’s possible to do Review, Retrospective, and Planning all on Wednesday morning.

Brian Gracely08/25/14
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The Cloudcast #159 - Panamax - Docker Simplified

Aaron & Brian talk with Lucas Carlson (Chief Innovation Officer at CenturyLink Labs) and Jonas Rosland (OCTO at EMC) about the recently released Panamax system to manage Apps, Docker, Fleet and CoreOS. They discuss application templates and how to work with Mesos, Kubernetes and the Docker ecosystem.

Trevor Parsons08/25/14
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Traditional Log Management Is Dead. Long Live Autonomic Analytics!

In this new era of cloud computing, faster and cheaper are not enough. The modern Ops “toolkit” needs a log analytics service built for cloud-based environments that offers easy log data centralization, autonomic analysis, and a real-time monitoring service for connecting distributed systems and teams.

Steven Lott08/25/14
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Permutations, Combinations and Frustrations

What's really important about this question was the obstinate inability of the programmer to realize that their problem had a tidy, well understood solution. And has had a good solution for decades. Instead they did a lot of programming and sent 100's of words and 10 attachments (10. Really.)

Lieven Doclo08/25/14
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Another Spring Boot Integration: Axon

Creating Spring Boot integrations for frameworks is just so easy. One of my recent posts covered CQRS principles and Axon is a framework that currently is the reference when it comes to implementing CQRS and event-sourcing in Java. As it happens it also has great integration with Spring.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (August 14 to August 21). This week's topics include the Java 9 features announcement and community reactions, Java testing frameworks, code duplication, BDD and Continuous Delivery, and modern IT and DevOps.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (August 14 to August 21). This weeks topics include microservices and PaaS, private cloud management, what is/isn't cloud computing, information security concerns, and cloud automation for Azure VM migrations.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): Enterprise Integration Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (August 14 to August 21). This weeks topics include microservices and enterprise architecture, REST API security, Spring Boot with Git and Gradle, jsonpickle and Python, and lambda architecture.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): IoT Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the IoT Zone (August 14 to August 21). This week's topics include MongoDB at MachineShop, IoT and the cloud, IoT programming challenges, Arduino home automation, and the IoT protocol wars.