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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.

Mike Bushong10/16/14
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On choice-supportive bias and the need for paranoid optimism

Companies are not blind because the individuals are not talented; they are blind because there are powerful psychological dynamics at play that keep us all from seeing that which we must see the most.

Kin Lane10/16/14
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I Am Not Signing Any More NDAs

I just replied to a company who I really like, and trust, letting them know I won’t be signing any more NDAs. There are plenty of companies that I can exchange knowledge, research, data, and other vital information without signing NDAs.

Venkatesh Kris...10/16/14
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If you are start-up, think beyond one user!

It's extraordinarily difficult to take a product that was built perfectly for a particular user and commercialize that into a broader market.

Alec Noller10/15/14
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Dev of the Week: Ashwini Kuntamukkala

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Ashwini Kuntamukkala, Software Architect at SciSpike, Inc.

John Walter10/15/14
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The Best of DZone: Oct. 8 - Oct. 15

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include a tutorial for getting started building mobile apps with the Ionic framework, an editorial detailing how developers are integrating, an attempt at linear regression, and more.

Troy Hunt10/15/14
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Raygun.io and Ignoring Specific Web API Exception Types

In the spirit of “here’s something I couldn’t find an easy answer for so I’m writing it myself”, let me very briefly run you through how to have Raygun.io ignore specific exception types raised by Web API.

Adam Diaz10/15/14
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Hadoop and the mystery of the version number

When I’m working with people on Hadoop I ask what you would think is a simple question. What version of Hadoop are you using? In reality though it’s not as straight forward as you might think.

Omri Erel10/15/14
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SaaS Development Framework Guide

Since Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) adopts a multi-tenancy architecture (MTA), and building an MTA SaaS application requires much effort, the SaaS development framework must address major issues of concern, especially security.