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John Walter10/22/14
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Dev of the Week: Ajitesh Kumar

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. This week we're talking to Ajitesh Kumar, Principal Architect with Evoke Technologies.

Remy Sharp10/22/14
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Element focus utility

I've recently been looking at retrofitting keyboard navigation support to JS Bin, but I was immediately struck by the totally lack of visibility on what was in focus. So I built a mini utility to visualise what's happening.

Brian O' Neill10/22/14
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Sqoop Oracle Example : Getting Started with Oracle -> HDFS Import/Extract

In this post, we'll get Sqoop (1.99.3) connected to an Oracle database, extracting records to HDFS.

Dave Rooney10/22/14
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Uh Oh... We Discovered More Stories!

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.

Rajat Jaiswal10/22/14
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Find Last Statistics Updated Date Detail: Maintenance TIP #59

One of the pain points for any SQL engineer is “Performance”. There are various reasons due to which your SQL Server database is slow.

Ana-maria Mihalceanu10/21/14
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Understanding Information Retrieval by Using Apache Lucene and Tika - Part 1

This tutorial will explain the Lucene and Tika frameworks will be explained through their core concepts (parsing, mime detection, indexing, scoring, boosting) via illustrative examples that should be applicable to not only seasoned software developers but to beginners to content analysis and programming as well.

Lukas Eder10/21/14
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Stop Claiming That You’re Using a Schemaless Database

One of MongoDB’s arguments when evangelising MongoDB is the fact that MongoDB is a “schemaless” database... But it doesn’t mean that there is no schema.

Johanna Rothman10/20/14
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Small Internal Releases Lead to Happy Customers

Release externally whenever you want. That is a business decision. Separate that business decision from your ability to release internally all the time.

Gen Furukawa10/20/14
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The Key to Distributed Database Performance: Scalability

TL;DR: The realities of modern corporate networks make the move to distributed database architectures inevitable. How do you leverage the stability and security of traditional relational database designs while making the transition to distributed environments? One key consideration is to ensure your cloud databases are scalable enough to deliver the technology's cost and performance benefits.

Michael Singer10/20/14
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Introducing BIRT iHub F-Type: Integrating into Applications

If you’re familiar with open source BIRT and what the out-of-the-box options for integration are, you know that you had the viewer that could be called by URL, the viewer tag library that allowed you to embed the viewer into a JSP page, or a custom solution you built using the BIRT APIs.

Peter Zaitsev10/20/14
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MySQL Compression: Compressed and Uncompressed Data Size

MySQL has information_schema.tables that contain information such as “data_length” or “avg_row_length.” Documentation on this table however is quite poor, making an assumption that those fields are self explanatory – they are not when it comes to tables that employ compression.

Vinod Kumaar Ra...10/19/14
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Disposable Software

Should we design cost-effective disposable software?

Joydeep Das10/18/14
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Understanding of Execution Plan - III - B [ The OPERATORS ]

IN my previous Article we focused on Cluster Index Scan and Clustered Index Seek operators. Continuing my Article series named Understanding of Execution Plan – part III, we are moving on with some other operators.

Allan Kelly10/17/14
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The Estimates Land Mine: Use and Misuse of Estimates

In the meantime it seems to me that a lot of the problem with Estimates lies in what they are, what they are not, how they are used and how they are mis-used.

Joydeep Das10/17/14
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Understanding of Execution Plan - III - A [ The OPERATORS ]

In this article we are mostly focusing on the Logical and Physical Operators and trying to understand each as it is very important to understand them before understanding the Execution Plan.