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Roy Chua05/20/14
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Bringing New Blood to White-Box Switches and Ethernet Chips

James Sun is CEO of Centec Networks, a white-box switch provider that manufactures and markets IP/Ethernet switching silicon and advanced ODM/OEM systems. We talked to him about what it’s like to enter the ring with an 800-pound gorilla and how SDN is changing the game for merchant silicon.

Benjamin Ball05/19/14
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DZone Research Continuous Delivery News Update (May 19)

Things continue to evolve in the DevOps industry every day. In this month's update, leading enterprises embrace web-scale IT automation with Chef, Bamboo 5.5 released instant access for Stash repos, IMB launched their impressive cloud marketplace (including Zend and others), and #ChefConf 2014 was a hit.

Paul Jenson05/19/14
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Building a Foundation for DevOps and Automation

Organizations struggling with project delivery, application availability and security maintenance typically also have an IT culture that struggles to understanding its own environment architecture.

Allan Kelly05/19/14
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False Projects

False projects occur when we use the word “project” for work which is not really a project. Some might think I’m playing word games here but I think its important, I think we need to be clear about our terms. Please, hear me out.

Steven Willmott05/19/14
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The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Axiom #3 – APIs are an Economic Imperative

This blog post is the third in a series of five blog posts outlining the axioms of the API economy. The post follows on from the first and second Axiom posted (also see an intro to the series in the first Axiom). Axiom #3 addresses what kind of impact APIs are likely to have.

Lorna Mitchell05/19/14
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PHP 5.6 Benchmarks

A while ago I did some benchmarks on how different versions of PHP perform in comparison to one another. Recently I ran it again for versions PHP 5.3 through PHP 5.6 and I thought I'd share my results:

Rob J Hyndman05/19/14
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To explain or predict?

Last week, my research group discussed Galit Shmueli’s paper “To explain or to predict?” This is a paper everyone doing statistics and econometrics should read as it helps to clarify a distinction that is often blurred.

Doug Turnbull05/16/14
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Correctly Using Apache Camel’s AdviceWith in Unit Tests

One tool we’ve enjoyed using for basic ETL these days is Apache Camel. Camel is an extremely feature-rich Java data integration framework for wiring up just about anything to anything else. And by anything I mean anything: file system, databases, HTTP, search engines, twitter, IRC, etc.

Trevor Parsons05/16/14
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Musing on the Future of Docker

So as the future architectures of massive-scale, distributed systems become clearer, let us finish where we started, with a little idle speculation on what happens next for Docker Inc. Of the big players with deep pockets who needs it the most? I don’t have the answer but I am watching eagerly to see how it unfolds.

Cloudify Community05/16/14
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Navigating Through OpenStack Networking – The Definitive Breakdown

Neutron, The Openstack Networking project (formerly named Quantum) is a project aimed at providing software-defined networking stack. In other words, it implements network provisioning and management on OpenStack clouds.

Ian Skerrett05/16/14
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Internet of Things Link Roundup - Interesting Companies (May 9)

This week I was in California for the IoT DevCon. I had the opportunity to speak about Eclipse IoT and also meet a lot of interesting companies. Therefore, for my weekly IoT links instead of linking to articles on the Internet I thought I’d share with you 3 companies I see doing interesting things for IoT.

Comsysto Gmbh05/16/14
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Processing and analysing sensor data: a DIY approach

Motivated by a current customer project (and the interesting nature of Big Data projects from industry in general), we decided to get our hands on sensor data. We wanted to learn how to handle, store and analyze it and what specific challenges sensor data presents.

Chris Odell05/16/14
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Agile Decompiled: Test Driven Development

Unit testing pre-dates TDD but TDD reverses the idea of testing your units of code and says you should start with a test, and that test should fail, and then you should write the code to make the test pass.The obvious advantage to this is that when you subsequently make a change you can see if the change has broken anything else in the system, which will give you greater confidence in your code.

Angela Ashenden05/16/14
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Searching for Big Insights at Big Data Week

I was at Big Data Week’s London Conference to hear about how bigger and faster data can make our cities smarter, our selves more quantified, and our ‘things’ more interconnected.

Pritiman Panda05/16/14
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Why Enterprise Transformation For My Company?

Enterprise Transformation is just like a journey and we never know when we will cross it again. At times we think, why every company is evaluating, developing and leveraging multiple products(be it for BPM, CRM, BigData, Cloud, Analytics and many other) in the market when its really going good.