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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).

Eric D. Schabell04/22/14
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The JBoss Cloud Guide to All Things xPaaS

Whether your business applications are based on Java EE 6, PHP, or Ruby, cloud environments are turning out to be perfect for business development. There are plenty of cloud and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) options to choose from, but where do you start?

Paul Reed04/22/14
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The Ship Show: Deciphering the “Docker Lifestyle”

Creating that initial environment for your application to run in is a solved problem. Or is it? On the market today, there are a seemingly ever-increasing number of tools to facilitate that process: CFEngine, Puppet, Chef, Vagrant, Packer, Ansible, Salt Stack, Rundeck… the list goes on.

Mike Stonebraker04/22/14
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The Smart Revolution – People, Devices, and Actionable Intelligence

We are in the midst of a mind-blowing revolution, a “Smart Revolution,” delivering innovative solutions that optimize business impact in this accelerating, massive and fast moving data-driven world in which we live.

Craig Matsumoto04/22/14
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Big Switch Networks Has a Sales VP Again

At this rate, we should just set up a weekly “Big Switch Executive Hires” roundup.

Raymond Camden04/22/14
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Article: HTML out of the Browser

Very happy to announce the first publication of an article of mine on the Mozilla Hacks blog. This article is a bit of a departure for me.

Tim Millwood04/21/14
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Definition of done

It is often tempting to mark something as done when it's not quite done. However this sets the wrong expectation with the client, and also confuses development. Wait until all criteria has been met, every last bit.

Amar Mattey04/21/14
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Writing effective custom queries in Hibernate

There are many instances where we will have to write custom queries with hibernate.