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A New Front for SOA: Open API and API Management as Game Changer

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 22-Oct-14 22:00
In October 2014, I had a talk at Jazoon in Zurich, Switzerland: "A New Front for SOA: Open API and API Management as Game Changer" Preview Text:  Open API represent the leading edge of a new business model, providing innovative ways for companies to expand brand value and routes to market, and create new value chains for intellectual property. In...
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Server and Storage Tuning

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 22-Oct-14 22:00
This week at work, I’ve spent a fair amount of time working in the infrastructure space as we conducted a review of SQL Server and the underlying network infrastructure.  As always, it inspired me to take a look at my home configuration – and do some tinkering. NIC Teaming The first thing which piqued my interest, was that Windows Server 2012 (and R2) now supports native NIC teaming...
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3 Trends in Embedded Analytics

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 22-Oct-14 22:00
Preview Text:  In a previous post I presented four different categories of users that interact with applications: Content Viewers, Data Discoverers, Content Creators and Query Experts. In this post I’ll present three major trends affecting these user categories. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Understanding Information Retrieval by Using Apache Lucene and Tika - Part 2

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 22-Oct-14 21:30
Lesson 2: Automate text extraction and indexing from any file typeEach Lucene index consists of one or more segments: Preview Text:  A sequal of what was implemented in Part 1 of this tutorial; we continue indexing and improving search conditions through different features provided by the Apache Lucene library. Legacy ...
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Dev of the Week: Ajitesh Kumar

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 22-Oct-14 00:00
Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. Preview Text:  Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is...
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Akka Notes: Actor Lifecycle Basics Part 5

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 23:00
(Please note that this lifecycle write-up does not cover the preRestart or the postRestart methods. We'll talk about them when we discuss supervision) The basic Actor lifecycle is very much intuitive. You could actually compare the basic Actor lifecycle with a Java servlet lifecycle with one special difference. Preview Text:  ...
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Integrating Your iOS App with Apple Pay

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 23:00
Apple rolled out iOS version 8.1 yesterday, bringing Apple Pay along with it. Apple Pay is their version of an NFC payment system that is going to be supported by tens of thousands of retail locations in the near future. Preview Text:  Apple rolled out iOS version 8.1 yesterday, bringing Apple Pay along with it. Apple Pay is their version...
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The Insecurity of IoT: Product Liability in a Connected World

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 23:00
One of the major issues faced by the Internet of Things is the question of security. With a new world of devices from various vendors (of varying competence) connecting together, how are things being secured? According to Jeff John Roberts at Gigaom, the answer is simple: they aren't. Preview Text:  One of the major issues faced by the Internet of...
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Poking Around Your REST Application with a Scriptable Endpoint

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:30
I love the fact that JDK comes with a ScriptEngine. It's so flexible when you want to evaluate and troubleshoot your application that's already deployed in an server environment. Add this REST endpoint into a Java EE app, and it will give you instant access to internal states of the app. Preview Text:  I love the fact that JDK comes with a...
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Uh Oh... We Discovered More Stories!

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:30
As I've said before, I'm a huge fan of Jeff Patton's Story Mapping technique. While Story Mapping goes a long way towards identifying the work that needs to be completed to deliver a viable system, you will inevitably miss some stories. This is a natural outcome of the discovery process that is inherent to software development. Preview Text:  While...
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Debugging Gradle plugins with IntelliJ IDEA

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:30
When you develop Gradle plugins it's important to have an ability to debug them. There are already a couple of articles online about how to debug Gradle plugins in IDEA with remote debug, but I found it not very convenient since I need to remember JVM options for remote debug and pass it to Gradle. So, I decided to run Gradle from IDEA like a normal Java application.  For example, you...
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HTML5 Local Storage API

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:30
It has started to become a common requirement for Web applications to have some support for offline usage. HTML 5 local storage (hereafter local storage) is one of the options to consider when you need to support offline use of your web application. But what is local storage, and when should you consider it. Let’s go through what you need to know before you start using local storage. ...
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Switching From MongoDB to Neo4j

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:30
Written by Nick Manning, originally posted on his Blog. Our Startup Shindig is a mobile app (iOS, Android) that helps you explore new drinks and share them with the world. Take a picture of what you’re drinking, tag it with taste tags, share it, earn rewards and gameification points, follow famous mixologists and drink aficionados and search for the best drinks nearby. Preview...
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Sqoop Oracle Example : Getting Started with Oracle -> HDFS Import/Extract

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:30
In this post, we'll get Sqoop (1.99.3) connected to an Oracle database, extracting records to HDFS. Preview Text:  In this post, we'll get Sqoop (1.99.3) connected to an Oracle database, extracting records to HDFS. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Security Coordination for Web Services Beyond XML Firewalling

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:30
[This article was written by Sean.] Preview Text:  Traditional development produces applications that are closed to wide usage. Custom development is required to open these programs to wide-scale integration. In contrast, Web services applications are by default open to other systems and additional configuration is required to block access. ...
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Stuff Software Engineers Should Know About Product Management!

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:00
Success will most likely come your way if you have a great Product Manager in the team. However, not all teams are that lucky. In some team setups, senior tech leads or architects also double up as product managers. Even otherwise, it is good to know basic product management specifics to take sound decisions in your architecture, code, deployment and metrics. Preview Text:  ...
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3 Valuable Applications for Price Optimization and Management

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:00
Most businesses have adopted procurement management techniques to assist profitability by cutting down production costs. There are however, only a few companies which are addressing pricing strategies in order to drive revenue, which is the profitability equation’s other half. Pricing, according to many is the most effective tool corporate executives can make use of each time they want to...
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4 Alerts You Need In Case System Events Stop Occurring

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:00
“Silence is golden”This is not always true, especially when something you were expecting to happen doesn’t happen.However, this is true when you have a system or a service you are trying to maintain and things stop happening or go quiet. Preview Text:  I have included the top four alerts to must have so you know when log events stop...
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Cloud Database Security, Farms and Restaurants: The Importance of Knowing Your Sources

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:00
TL;DR: Securing your company's cloud-based assets starts by applying tried-and-true data-security practices modified to address the unique characteristics of virtual-network environments. Cloud services are slowly gaining the trust of IT managers who are justifiably hesitant to extend the security perimeters to accommodate placing their company's critical business assets in the cloud. ...
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Criteria for Selecting Your REST Services Platform

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Tue, 21-Oct-14 22:00
In the first two blogs in this series, we tackled the issue of how REST is a solution to a connected enterprise followed by discussions on What is REST. Then we discussed why use REST for database access. Preview Text:  This blog, the last article in this series, addresses the following two key issues: how to build the REST...
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