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Mark Hinkle03/20/14
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Why CloudStack is Not a Citrix Project

When Citrix donated CloudStack to the Apache Software Foundation, it relinquished control of the software and the brand. This put Citrix in a bind, not being able to easily promote the CloudStack project. Indeed, CloudStack is now a trademark of the ASF and Citrix had to rename their own product CloudPlatform.

Phil Whelan03/20/14
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Best Practices for a Private PaaS Implementation

Usually customers have come to us after trying to build their own private PaaS from scratch or from using a variety of open source components, However, for a wide variety of reasons, it doesn’t quite materialize the way they originally hoped.

Craig Matsumoto03/20/14
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Corsa Builds a Purely OpenFlow Data Plane

Startup Corsa is developing OpenFlow 1.3 switches as an alternative to traditional switches, calling the result a programmable data plane. The company is announcing its presence on Monday ahead of next week’s Open Networking Summit.

Mike Bushong03/20/14
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Controller Federations: Cluster by Proximity or Service?

As SDN moves closer to large-scale deployments, the issue of controller scaling is becoming a hotter topic. The consensus seems to favor some form of distributed cluster environment, likely in the form of federated clusters. But how should these federations be formed?

Reza Rahman03/20/14
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JavaScript in the Enterprise

Nashorn is the new JavaScript engine that will ship with Java SE 8 . Under the hood, it leverages the invokedynamic bytecode introduced in Java SE 7. By doing this, Nashorn offers improved performance. It also shine when it comes to compliance with the ECMA JavaScript specification.

Eric D. Schabell03/20/14
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Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite - Lab Workshop for Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)

Previously we wrote about how to run this component in the Cloud. Now we want to provide you with not only a standalone local installation, but also a small introductory lab-based workshop to keep you busy. It is time to get hands-on with this component!

Mike Bushong03/19/14
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5 ways to be more effective selling your ideas

In tech especially, we are trained that success hinges on fact. That is probably true, but convincing people to move (even technical people) is as much about emotion as it is about fact. So many people believe that ideas succeed or fail based on the merits of the idea alone. That is not the case.

Ashwini Kuntam...03/19/14
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ActiveMQ - Network of Brokers Explained (Part Two)

In the previous part 1 we created a network connector from broker-1 and broker-2. We were able to see how messages for queue "foo.bar" on broker-1 were forwarded queue "foo.bar" on broker-2 when there was a consumer on broker-2 for queue "foo.bar".

Aliza Earnshaw03/19/14
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DevOps Improves Time to Market -- and Revenue

DevOps is a cultural shift in how software development and IT operations work together. It’s about focusing everyone’s attention on the business goals of software, and enabling ongoing, active collaboration between developers and IT operations people to achieve those goals.

Ivan Krizsan03/19/14
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Mule Unit Tests with Inbound Message Properties in Session or Invocation Scope

This post describes how to use this new Mule message class can be extended to allow for session and/or invocation scoped message properties to be set on the message before it is being sent to a Mule flow. I created this new Mule message class to unit test Mule transformers.

Mike Bushong03/19/14
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SDN, Network Packaging, and Separation of Control and Forwarding

For many, SDN is about separating the control and forwarding planes. I’ll just point out that these planes have been separate for years in most modern networking equipment. That they might no longer be distributed within the same sheet metal is interesting but not really that game changing.

Greg Duncan03/19/14
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The OneNote Services API

Of today's many OneNote announcements, the best is hard to pick (free is heard to beat), but being a dev I have to pick the new OneNote Services API. With it and the new ITTT support, I've been able to make a very workflow change to how I gather the news items I find cool.

Cloudify Community03/19/14
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Cloud Automation with WinRM vs SSH

In the Linux world SSH is the standard for remote connectivity and automation for the purpose of logging into a remote machine to install tools and run commands. It's ubiquitous, runs across multiple Linux versions and distributions, and every Linux admin worth their salt knows SSH and how to configure it.

Roy Chua03/19/14
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Exclusive: Q&A with Madhu Venugopal, OpenDaylight Hydrogen MVD, and Brent Salisbury, Network Admin Turned Developer

Joining us for the conversation was Brent Salisbury, who is also known as the network admin who became an SDN developer. Brent now works as a software developer on the OpenDaylight project for Red Hat. He blogs at NetworkStatic.net with a focus on disruptive technologies.

Benjamin Ball03/18/14
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (March 18)

The week in the link roundup: a new major version of Python is released, OneNote comes out for Mac with some new and free features, become an asteroid hunter for NASA, is the U.S. Supreme Court going to tackle software patent protection, concern about the future of AngularJS, and addictive DOGE2048.