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Cloudify Community04/24/14
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Network Automation with NFV on OpenStack

As NFV (network function virtualization) becomes trendy more network vendors are working on a solution of how to take their existing investment in network products and make them NFV enabled.

Roman Pichler04/24/14
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Beyond the Product Demo: Choosing the Right Validation Technique in Scrum

Scrum employs the product demo as its default technique to understand if the right product with the right features is developed. This post provides an overview of alternative validation methods so you can choose the one that is best suited for your product.

Val Huber04/24/14
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RESTify your SQL Data

Your schema can be used as a model to create a RESTful service, in minutes.

Eric D. Schabell04/23/14
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Test Driving the JBoss BPM Cloud-Enabled Process Designer

With the release of the JBoss BPM Suite we have something fun to preview some of the components found in the product itself. Together with the project team, Maciej and Tihomir that work on this fantastic component, we have set up a repeatable standalone demo installation of the BPMN2 process designer.

Anders Abel04/23/14
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Git Branch Clean-up Adventures

Git is magic, but sometimes it drives my crazy with all that power causing strange situations and clean-up work. The magic of git is that it is (nearly?) always possible to clean up the mess and get back to a good state.

Alexander Beletsky04/23/14
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Integration or Unit Tests Trade-Off

Sometimes, you just want to run patch against database or change the infrastructure of product.

Robert Greathouse04/23/14
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Code Archaeology

I love sitting down to review a new codebase. Depending on the age of the codebase, it can be a little like archaeology. There are often distinct sections that have not been touched in many, many years. Sometimes you can almost see rings around the codebase similar to the rings on a tree. One section might be written in one framework, but another section is implemented in a different, newer framework. The following describes how I spend the first hour with some new code.

Omri Erel04/23/14
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How Cloud Computing Benefits Our Earth

Earth day is upon us and we are looking at ways to be our most environmental-friendly selves. While at first glance, our businesses software may not seem like anything to boast about on Earth Day, you may be ‘doing your part’ for the planet at work without even realizing it.

Benjamin Ball04/22/14
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (April 22)

This week's topics include a new Internet of Things investment, Android is twice as stable, coverage of the Red Hat Summit in San Fran, debugging iOS apps, the internet of things as a caretaker, optimization of resource utilization in Mule, and more advancements with 3D-printed applications.

Trisha Gee04/22/14
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Career Advice for Programmers

I have a tendency to bang on every now and again about how we, as developers, could do better in managing our careers.

Peter Verhas04/22/14
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Knowing the bits

We program these applications and we not only use the language (including RT) but also layered software frameworks. How do these layered software work? Should we understand or should we just use it and hope that it works?

Christian Posta04/22/14
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Video: Simplify your integrations with Apache Camel and Fabric8

The demo is really cool and shows how to go from scratch (nothing) to a fully deployed project on Fuse with fault-tolerant/highly-available messaging, scalability, flexibility, and logging/debugging/tracing. It’s really pretty fantastic technology and I highly recommend you take a look at the video.

Joe Stein04/22/14
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Reporting Metrics to Apache Kafka and Monitoring with Consumer

Apache Kafka has been used for some time now by organizations to consume not only all of the data within its infrastructure from an application perspective but also the server statistics of the running applications and infrastructure. Apache Kafka is great for this.

Matt Farina04/22/14
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Building Cloud Agnostic Applications

Vendor lock-in can be a pain. Imagine you've written an application to work against one cloud provider and now you'd like to migrate to another one.

Phil Whelan04/22/14
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No IaaS? No Problem.

When companies move from bare metal to virtualization, it's an enormous step that promises cost savings and greater efficiency (which it usually delivers). But with the virtualization step complete, some companies still struggle with building out an Infrastructure-as-a-Service layer (IaaS).