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Alec Noller09/22/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data

DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data was produced to help you discover emerging information about the Big Data landscape and learn about how the shifting needs of data scientists and developers are influencing new tools and technologies.

G. Ryan Spain09/23/14
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SQL Test Data and Non-Evenly Distributed Randoms

Need to generate test data in your SQL database? The team over at Periscope has had a couple of blog posts recently reminding us that an evenly random distribution is not always the most useful solution.

Benjamin Ball09/23/14
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Addressing the Problems of Big Data: Answers from 6 Experts on Twitter

Monday was the official launch of DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data and to kick off this event, we gathered a panel of six Big Data specialists to participate in DZone's first Twitter Q&A, which appeared under the #DZBigData hashtag.

Peter Zaitsev09/23/14
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Examining the TokuDB MySQL Storage Engine File Structure

As we know different storage engines in MySQL have different file structures. Every table in MySQL 5.6 must have a .frm file in the database directory matching the table name. But where the rest of the data resides depends on the storage engine.

Benjamin Ball09/22/14
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Get to Know the #DZBigData Panel of Experts

In anticipation of our 2014 Guide to Big Data, which goes live on Monday, we have arranged for a panel of experts to answer your Big Data questions on Twitter. These experts are some of the most authoritative voices on Twitter, so make sure you follow them.

Kevin Daly09/22/14
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How an onion can help your development team be more productive

So how do we onboard new team members? How do we make them productive as soon as possible? Layered software design!

Ayende Rahien09/22/14
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SQL Injection & Optimizations Path

It is silly, but I just had a conversation with one of our developers on SQL Injection. In RavenDB we support replicating to a relational database, which obviously require using SQL. We are doing things properly, with parameters and everything.

Gerry Claps09/22/14
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Product Owners can DESTROY your Agile teams

Every Scrum team has a Product Owner, but not every Product Owner is being 'agile'. Here's 3 steps on how to get it right!

Benjamin Ball09/21/14
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The Best of the Week (Sept 12): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Sept 5 to Sept 12). This week's topics include workflow automation, an OpenStack MySQL perspective, multi-tenant cloud platforms and virtualization, networking Docker containers, and scaling Azure sites.

Priya Darshini09/21/14
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CRUD Using Spring MVC 4.0 RESTful Web Services and AngularJS

Based on the requests from many readers, I am now presenting an article on how to make CRUD operations using Spring MVC 4.0 RESTFul web services and AngularJS. I had already written few articles on Spring MVC 4.0 RESTFul Web Services in case you are new to this.

Madhuka Udantha09/20/14
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Increasing MySQL Connection Count

A short tutorial on increasing the MySQL connection count.

Trevor Parsons09/19/14
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How to Avoid the Big Data Black Hole

Data collection should be synthesized into meaningful events. Getting users addicted to a platform by the quality and frequency of decisions versus encouraging them to spin the wheel to see what happens and becoming a 5th limb.

Steve Hanov09/19/14
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A Quick Measure of Sortedness

How do you measure the "sortedness" of a list? Here, I propose another measure for sortedness. The procedure is to sum the difference between the position of each element in the sorted list, x, and where it ends up in the unsorted list, f(x). We divide by the square of the length of the list and multiply by two, because this gives us a nice number between 0 and 1. Subtracting from 1 makes it range from 0, for completely unsorted, to 1, for completely sorted.

Aleksey Novik09/19/14
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Solving ORM: Keep the O, Drop the R, No Need for the M

The ORM complexity problem has a simple, production-ready solution hiding in plain sight in the Java world.

Chris Travers09/19/14
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Math and SQL Part 6: The Problem with NULLs

NULL handling is probably the most poorly thought-out feature of SQL and is inconsistent generally with the relational model. Worse, a clear mathematical approach to NULLs is impossible with SQL because too many different meanings are attached to the same value.