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Rob Allen05/06/14
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Writing to Vagrant Synced Folders

I had a problem writing to the cache directory in my vagrant project due to file permissions. Fortunately Jeremy Kendall has already solved this problem in his Vagrant Synced Folders Permissions article.

Craig Matsumoto05/06/14
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vIPtela Brings SDN & Security to the Disaggregated WAN

Startup vIPtela sees opportunity in using software-defined networking (SDN) principles to unify WAN connectivity, as it’s announcing its products today with claims that it’s in production with at least one large enterprise and running proofs-of-concept with three others.

Mitch Pronschinske05/05/14
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Infrastructure as Code: When Automation isn’t Enough

The best piece of advice to about using Infrastructure as Code is to stay connected to the vast community of innovative developers. If your systems remain open to the rapid changes in that community, you’ll be able to share and benefit from the cutting-edge ideas that will make your organization successful.

Ian Skerrett05/05/14
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Internet of Things Link Roundup (May 5)

It has been a while since I’ve posted a summary of links to interesting news in the IoT industry. A lot of interesting stuff is happening, so it is now time to get back into the habit. This roundup's topics include Microsoft's new interest in IoT, IoT middleware solutions, a new Eclipse project proposal, and more.

Abishek Baskaran05/05/14
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Analyzing a large JSON in memory

I have been doing a comparative study on different ways to analyse a large JSON in memory, and wanted to share the results I see.

Ross Mason05/05/14
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APIs, Connectors and Integration Applications

In summary, integration applications use connectors to connect into systems via the APIs that those systems expose. Connectors make it easier for the creator of the integration application to work with those APIs since they don’t have to program directly against those APIs.

Omri Erel05/05/14
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The History of Cloud Computing

As it is necessary to know about the evolution of any thing before using it similarly it is necessary to know the history of cloud computing to know more precisely about this concept, before using it.

Topher Marie05/05/14
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Is Network-Based Security Dead?

That’s the topic of Raj’s article in O’Reilly. The article outlines how the shifting landscape is changing how organizations need to think about security. This topic is an interesting one to consider when thinking about how to secure your organization’s cloud infrastructure.

Benjamin Ball05/04/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 25): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Apr. 25 to May 1). This week's topics include the evolution of AgileOps to DevOps, API and content sharing, Node.js service brokers, user-provided instances, and securing a WCF service using Azure Active Directory.

Benjamin Ball05/04/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 25): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration (Apr. 25 to May 1). This week's topics include Java EE, Tomcat NIO connector, central properties management with Mule, developing REST services, and JAX-RS 2.0 custom content handling.

Benjamin Ball05/04/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 25): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (Apr. 25 to May 1). This week's topic includes test-driven development, continuous delivery, scaling self-service-as-a-service, development methodologies, and Jersey/Jax RS streaming JSON.

René Pickhardt05/03/14
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Version Control of Your Linux Config With Git

Just keep in mind that you don’t push the git repository to some public space since the config files might include a lot of passwords. Also look out for his .gitignore in his case the printer does a lot of automatic changes and is thus ignored. You might have similar settings for your configs.

Zac Gery05/02/14
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Defining Done: When to Crawl, Walk, or Run

In programming, defining the word "done" has a diverse field of opinions. Use this list as a jumping off point and feel free to enhance it. This will help developers in the daily decisions of crawl, walk, or run. Having alignment on these lower-level "dones" will help ensure the larger "done" is achievable.

Craig Matsumoto05/02/14
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5 Reasons for Ethernet Switch Vendors to Worry

White-box switching has the potential to change the market, but in ways that aren’t necessarily obvious.

Ariya Hidayat05/02/14
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Autodetect JavaScript TDD/BDD Library

A unique feature of Venus.js, a JavaScript test runner from LinkedIn, is that the test configuration can be in the form of source annotation. This is useful, e.g. to choose which test library (Mocha, Jasmine, QUnit) should be used to execute the tests. Now, wouldn’t it be fantastic if the test runner can deduce the said library automatically?