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Why is Git better than Mercurial?

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 24-Jun-15 21:00
  Preview Text:  We researched the topic if Git is better than Mercurial and if it, why? Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Investing in Your Infrastructure

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 24-Jun-15 21:00
Having mentored and invested in startups I have come to learn what works and doesn’t websites. The reality of getting out of startup mode and scaling takes vision and the ability to anticipate how you may need to pivot. There are two main reasons why startups do not scale. The first is a lack of experience and mentorship. This is closely followed by a lack of a working capital.  An...
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How To Ensure Application Quality with Vendor Management Vigilance

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 24-Jun-15 21:00
Hear Stephanie Moore, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester, discuss a major challenge that 48% of IT executives say they face with existing outsourcing relationships -- poor quality. Preview Text:  Hear Stephanie Moore, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester, discuss a major challenge that 48% of IT executives say they face...
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7 Things I Didn’t Expect to Hear at Gartner’s IT Ops Summit

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 24-Jun-15 06:26
Last week’s Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit in Orlando, Fla., was exactly what you’d expect—a place to talk about the IT operations issues impacting some of the largest companies in the world. Even so, there were a few interesting surprises. Among them: Preview Text:  Last week’s Gartner IT Operations...
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Literate Programming and GitHub

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 24-Jun-15 06:20
I remain captivated by the ideals of Literate Programming. Preview Text:  I remain captivated by the ideals of Literate Programming. My fork of PyLit (https://github.com/slott56/PyLit-3) coupled with Sphinx seems to handle LP programming in a very elegant way, and it works like this. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Writing a Download Server Part I: Always Stream, Never Keep Fully in Memory

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 23:00
Downloading various files (either text or binary) is a bread and butter of every enterprise application. PDF documents, attachments, media, executables, CSV, very large files, etc. Almost every application, sooner or later, will have to provide some form of download. Downloading is implemented in terms of HTTP, so it's important to fully embrace this protocol and take full advantage of it....
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Overcoming Barriers to Performance and Scalability Test Automation

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 23:00
 [This article was written by Ophir Prusak] Preview Text:  Performance and load testing are kind of like flossing your teeth. You know you need to do it, but you might not be doing it as much as you should. When your site goes down because it couldn’t handle the load, you look back and realize you might have easily prevented it with a little...
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Hazelcast Cluster Quorum

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 23:00
Originally written by David Brimley. Preview Text:  A new feature in the 3.5 release of Hazelcast is the Cluster Quorum. In this instance we’re not talking about a Quorum in its traditional distributed systems sense, think of a Cluster Quorum as a kind of gatekeeper, protecting your cluster during times of unexpected member loss. You can use...
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Don't Leave Your Database Behind

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 23:00
Microsoft’s recent announcement that Windows 10 will be the last big-bang release for the operating system was a surprise to many. But what on Earth is going on? Why have they suddenly turned round and decided to upgrade their software with a series of frequent updates instead?The answer is a term not many chief executives will be familiar with, but an important one nevertheless: continuous...
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8 Key Findings About IoT Development

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 23:00
Written by Jen Looper Preview Text:  Progress, Telerik’s parent company, commissioned a report based on interviews conducted with 675 application developers regarding their experience with the Internet of Things. The report tries to predict future trends in this fast-moving new field. Let’s take a look at some key findings. ...
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Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDDS)

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:30
In this post I’ll mention RDD paper, Resilient Distributed Datasets: A Fault-Tolerant Abstraction for In-Memory Cluster Computing. Preview Text:  In this post I’ll mention RDD paper, Resilient Distributed Datasets: A Fault-Tolerant Abstraction for In-Memory Cluster Computing. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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A look at New Relic Browser

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:30
While at Fluent Conf this year, I was walking by the New Relic booth when I noticed something interesting – a product called New Relic Browser. Back when I converted my blog to WordPress, I ran into a lot of problems. Preview Text:  While at Fluent Conf this year, I was walking by the New Relic booth when I noticed something interesting – a...
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The Apple Watch is Simultaneously Awesome and Pointless

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:30
I’ve had a week and a bit playing with the Apple Watch, pretty much all of that time being on flights and at events which is probably not a normal usage representation, but it’s certainly given me a chance to give it a good workout. Some stuff is good, some is bad and a bunch of it is quite frankly absolutely pointless. But I expected that – it’s what you get with first gen tech – what...
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New Relic’s Docker Monitoring Now Generally Available

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:30
 [This article was written by Andrew Marshall] Preview Text:  We’ve been talking a lot about Docker over the past few weeks—with good reason. Docker’s explosive growth in popularity within the enterprise has enabled new distributed application architectures and with it a need for app-centric monitoring of your Docker containers within...
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Little More Rumination on WWDC

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:00
The POTUS was in the hood today. My girlfriend and I made an innocent trip to Trader Joe‘s and Von‘s and upon departure from the latter, the street we came in on was closed. In my attempt to get around, we were stopped on the ramp right when the motorcade was coming through. Few hours later, I decided I would try another episode of Marc Maron‘s podcast. As I was going through my...
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R: Regex -- Capturing Multiple Matches of the Same Group

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:00
I’ve been playing around with some web logs using R and I wanted to extract everything that existed in double quotes within a logged entry. This is an example of a log entry that I want to parse: Preview Text:  I’ve been playing around with some web logs using R and I wanted to extract everything that existed in double quotes within a...
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R: dplyr -- Segfault Cause 'memory not mapped'

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:00
In my continued playing around with web logs in R I wanted to process the logs for a day and see what the most popular URIs were. I first read in all the lines using the read_lines function in readr and put the vector it produced into a data frame so I could process it using dplyr. Preview Text:  In my continued playing around with web logs in...
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Oracle Mobile Cloud Services - Mobile Application Accelerator (MAX) Demo

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:00
To satisfy the many, many enterprise use cases for mobility we need a new way to satisfy the demand without having to involve a mobile app development project. For many, the answer lies in giving business-side workers the ability to mobilize their own business processes. To address this requirement, Oracle is announcing the preview of Mobile Application Accelerator (MAX) , a new capability...
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Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC): How Many Nodes Do You Need?

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:00
Written by Stephane Combaudon.A question I often hear when customers want to set up a production PXC cluster is: “How many nodes should we use?”Three nodes is the most common deployment, but when are more nodes needed? They also ask: “Do we always need to use an even number of nodes?”This is what we’ll clarify in this post. Preview Text:  ...
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Display Android Device Screen on Fedora for Feedhenry Application

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 23-Jun-15 22:00
I wanted to display my Android screen on Fedora during a Summit presentation which includes Feedhenry.  I found an easy way to mirror my android screen on Fedora so I can show it through the presentation device (TV, Projector, etc.).  So I compiled the steps below from some different references. Preview Text:  I wanted to display my...
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