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Mark Hinkle04/11/14
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Apache CloudStack System VM Architecture Choice

I had a recent discussion with some folks wondering why there was now an option for 32 or 64-bit System VMs with CloudStack 4.3. I provided an answer, and linked back to some mailing list discussions. I figured this might be of general interest, so I’d document in the short term with a blog post.

Tatiana Crawford04/11/14
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Internet of Things and Cloud Dreams

The flexibility and potential to meet the demands that are coming with IoT will require not just control but orchestration across environments that will include the new hardware and software elements that will communicate, collaborate and possibly autonomously make decisions based on the data at hand.

Troy Hunt04/10/14
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Everything You Need to Know About the Heartbleed SSL Bug

Every now and then in the world of security, something rather serious happens and we all run around like headless chicken wondering what on earth it means. Did the NSA finally “get us”? Is SSL dead? Is the sky falling? Well it’s bad, but not for everyone and quite possibly not as bad as many are saying it is.

Lukasz Szyrmer04/10/14
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Not Sure About Priorities? Clear Your Big Bottleneck

There is a simple heuristic, which you can use to determine the top priority activity you can engage in-at any given moment.

Pascal Alma04/10/14
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Unexpected Behavior Using Mule Expression Language

While developing flows with a recent Mule ESB there is a big chance you will make use of MEL in your configuration. Although this feature has added great benefits while developing Mule flows it sometimes drives me crazy.

Phil Whelan04/10/14
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Docker and Cloud Foundry

How closely integrated should a PaaS be with its containerization implementation? Should Cloud Foundry users be able to easily plug in and out different container managers, such as switching out Warden for Docker? What do we lose from the overhead of decoupling these? What do we gain?

Ayende Rahien04/10/14
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Sorting with Lucene

How do you do sorting on a field value? The answer is, not easily.

Mike Bushong04/10/14
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Different shades of invisible

The network needs to cease to exist as a separate entity, it needs to become an integrated part of the application infrastructure that uses its services. That’s the kind of invisible we need to achieve.

Rob Galanakis04/10/14
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The manager’s responsibility to review code

I believe any technical leader has a responsibility to review all the code that goes into a codebase.

Allan Kelly04/09/14
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Software Developers: prototype of future knowledge workers?

We work with our brains rather than our brawn. We generate value because of what we know and what that knowledge allows us to do.

Benjamin Ball04/09/14
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (April 9)

This week in the link roundup: Oculus VR's security issues, a new release of Apache CloudStack, SIMD Javascript support hits browsers, a word on cloud providers from Engine Yard, the top four performing SQL databases, Mozilla CEO steps down, it's not Microsoft Azure, and IE6 is dead.

Mike Bushong04/09/14
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DIY vs DIFY networking

There is probably never going to be a perfect balance in the industry between Do-it-yourself (DIY) and Do-it-for-you (DIFY) networking

Lubos Krnac04/09/14
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Measuring Code Coverage by Protractor End-to-End Tests

Was just setting up new JavaScript project based on Grunt. I scaffolded the project template by Yeoman with usage of angular-fullstack generator. I decided to try MEAN stack without MongoDB for my new project (DB isn't needed).

Andrew Fuqua04/09/14
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Don’t Estimate Spikes

If you implement all of your spikes for each release in a “Sprint 0″, you could estimate them. If you do, do so always so that your velocity will be reliable. Spikes are, like defects, generally harder to estimate correctly relative to user stories. It’s best to time-box them.

Ivan Krizsan04/09/14
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Mule WS Proxy Namespace Rewriting

This article covers a WSDL for a web service in which the target namespace and the service address were identical, and put a Mule web service proxy in front of the web service exposing the WSDL, not only the port address of the web service endpoint were rewritten, but also the target namespace.