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Scott Westfall04/03/14
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Are You Hiring for the Right Abilities?

What I’m saying is that for candidates with similar extrinsic abilities, their intrinsic abilities will make a much bigger difference in their performance. Don’t overlook a possible standout performer because their extrinsic abilities aren’t a great match.

Claus Ibsen04/03/14
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JBoss Fuse on OpenShift - How to Connect to Twitter

This article contains links to resources by Clause Ibsen on how to use JBoss Fuse on OpenShift to deploy a new container running a Camel based application that polls Twitter feeds and logs them. The article includes a link to a video tutorial created by Ibsen.

Mike Bushong04/03/14
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Unused Networking Capabilities Are Useless Networking Capabilities

For whatever reason, the networking industry seems more open to innovation these days than for much of the past 15 years. We see the rise of important technologies like SDN, NFV, network virtualization, DevOps, and photonic switching. Every new technology threatens to disrupt some existing technology.

Phil Whelan04/02/14
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10 Awesome Features of Stackato 3.2

Stackato 3.0, which was released at the end of 2013, was a huge milestone for the product. It adds a slew of new features and it received an overhaul from top to bottom. They replaced the Cloud Foundry implementation with version 2 of the open-source project, which was a major update.

Mike Hadlow04/02/14
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Docker: Bulk Remove Images and Containers

I’ve been playing around creating new images and containers and debugging my Dockerfile, and I’ve wound up with lots of temporary containers and images. It’s really tedious repeatedly running ‘docker rm’ and ‘docker rmi’, so I’ve knocked up a couple of bash commands to bulk delete images and containers.

Topher Marie04/02/14
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User Management Primer: Secure User Authentication

At its core user management is about making sure the right people have access to the right servers, and the ability to control what they do on those servers. This can be broken down into the authentication (who can access) and authorization (what they can do) components. We’ll discuss authentication in this post.

Craig Matsumoto04/02/14
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Network Operators Love Open-Source and Open Systems — in Theory

Operators like the ideas of open systems and open-source code when it comes to SDN and NFV deployments, but they consider neither concept a slam-dunk, judging from the results of a survey commissioned by the OpenDaylight Project.

Jim Highsmith04/01/14
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Don't "Control" Agile Projects

One common complaint about agile methods is that management doesn’t have the same degree of “control” over projects. We need to stop worrying about this complaint as a vice and start thinking of it as a virtue.

Rob Galanakis04/01/14
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What if Carl Sagan were a hack?

Neil deGrasse Tyson talked some about how stellar of a scientist Carl Sagan was and what an impact Carl had on Neil personally. What a reminder for those of us that have moved into managing and left behind creating. Should our dues, once paid, last forever?

Gil Zilberfeld03/31/14
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Good vs. Evil

Agile was a developer thing, and now it’s out there in the hands of the uninitiated.

Lorna Mitchell03/31/14
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Quick Switch Between Git Branches

Today's little-known git feature (or maybe everyone knows but me? I only found this a few months ago) is for quickly switching between branches. Usually I would switch branches with: git checkout [branchname]

Yung Chou03/31/14
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Windows Azure Infrastructure Services IP Address Management (Part 1)

This two-part series details the IP address management of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services including Windows Azure Infrastructure Services IP assignments facts and how to assign a static IP to a Windows Azure VM and a sample session.

Craig Matsumoto03/31/14
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Dell’s Fabric Gets More Active With OpenStack

Dell partnered with Red Hat and agreed to curate the CloudNFV project. Now it’s bringing its network fabric closer to OpenStack. Today, Dell announced the Active Fabric Controller (AFC), software that connects OpenStack’s Neutron (the plug-in for networking) with Dell’s Active Fabric.

Omri Erel03/28/14
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3 Great Lies of Cloud Computing

As a cloud expert, you encounter several hurdles to adoption and many misconceptions related to cloud use. Some of these obstacles are minor, and easily overcome, but others can prevent cloud implementation all together.

George Dinwiddie03/28/14
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Definition of Ready

Many time, in the middle of developing a user story, the programmer discovers a question about how it’s intended to work. Or the tester, when looking at the functionality that’s been developed, questions if it’s really supposed to work that way.