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Benjamin Ball11/01/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 24): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (October 24 - October 31). This week's topics include Java 8 streaming, REST APIs with Spring Boot, JSP and servlet, Karaf-Maven plugins, and resource scarcity with application servers.

Benjamin Ball11/01/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 24): Big Data Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone (October 24 - October 31). This week's topics include Twitter data analysis, running Hadoop on Ubuntu, information retrieval with Apache Lucene, a method for data visualization, and removing references with R.

Cloudify Community10/31/14
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How Docker is Changing Configuration Management

When it comes to traditional configuration management tools, Chef, Puppet and others, these usually fall into the fry camp. This approach involves dynamic configuration at deployment time. Meaning, you have a server and need to configure it for the first time, including permissions, installing packages, etc.

Johanna Rothman10/31/14
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Is Your Culture Working the Way You Think it Is?

One day, the Big Bosses, the CEO and the VP Engineering spoke at an all-hands meeting. “You are empowered,” they said. They had a vision. They just knew what the future would hold. I managed to keep my big mouth shut.

Pieter Humphrey10/31/14
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Architecting for Continuous Delivery: Microservices with Pivotal CF and Spring Cloud

Microservices, Pivotal CF, and Spring Cloud combine to create an operationalized architecture that enables enterprises to continuously deliver value at scale through rapid, iterative development, and to meet the needs of a mobile-first world.

Tetiana Markova10/31/14
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Extending Scaling Opportunities within Multiple Middleware Stacks

With Jelastic PaaS, hosting of your applications becomes truly flexible. In addition to the automated vertical scaling, Jelastic also lets you increase/decrease the number of servers in your environment, if it is required for your application.

Simon Brown10/30/14
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Software Architecture vs. Code

I had the pleasure of delivering the closing keynote at the DevDay 2014 conference in Krakow, Poland last month. It's a one day event, with a bias towards the .NET platform, and one of my favourite conferences from this year. Beautiful city, fantastic crowd and top-notch hospitality.

Matt Raible10/30/14
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Building a REST API with JAXB, Spring Boot and Spring Data

This article explains how I built a REST API using JAXB, Spring Boot, Spring Data and Liquibase. It was relatively easy to build, but required some tricks to access it with Spring's RestTemplate. Figuring out how to customize JAXB's code generation was also essential to make things work.

Ayende Rahien10/30/14
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Modeling Exercise: The Grocery Store's Checkout Model

The grocery store checkout model exercise deals with the following scenario. You have a customer that is scanning products in a self-checkout lane, and you need to process the order. The end result might be a Git repository that allows you to see the full approach that was used and how it changed over time. Ideally, you should see a lot of churn in the beginning, but then you’ll have a lot less work to do as your architecture settles down.

Mike Bushong10/30/14
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Outcome bias and the psychology that prevents sustained success

Ultimately, anyone in the tech space is going to have to make a number of product and market decisions. But make sure you apply the same logic to your personal career decisions as well. It is easy to celebrate or lament a particular decision based on the outcome. But understand that the best you can ever do is make the best possible decision based on the information you have at the time.

Trevor Parsons10/30/14
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Mesos, Yet Another Cloud OS?

YARN stands for Yet Another Resource Negotiator. According to Hortonworks, it is “the architectural center of Hadoop.” YARN is the stack layer that allows multiple processing engines, with varying workloads (streaming, SQL, batch, machine learning etc.) to run on top of the Hadoop file system, HDFS.

Omri Erel10/30/14
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3 SaaS Monitoring Tools You Should Consider

Using SaaS monitoring tools allows you to evaluate and optimize your user’s experience. The correct questions must be asked by customers when they would like to evaluate security vulnerabilities or abilities of their third party SaaS providers.

John Walter10/29/14
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Dev of the Week: Michael Hunger

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 Michael Hunger, Neo4j Developer Advocate and author of our upcoming Neo4j Refcard.

Mark Needham10/29/14
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Python: Converting a date string to timestamp

I’ve been playing around with Python over the last few days while cleaning up a data set and one thing I wanted to do was translate date strings into a timestamp.

Juri Strumpflohner10/29/14
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Static code analysis for free

Fortunately JavaScript has a huge community behind which releases new tooling on a daily basis. Plato gives you static JavaScript analysis and reporting for free. It is as simple as installing it from npm