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Lisa Schultz04/15/14
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Choosing Your Database: Lessons from Google F1

Databases are a lot like programming languages: there’s a great variety to chose from, they have wildly different programming and query interfaces, and there’s a wide gap in available features. So what really matters when choosing a database?

Paul Hammant04/14/14
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Continuous Delivery: The Price of Admission

In this article, I’m going to outline the importance or addressing your company’s source-control use before diving too far into CD. Specifically, I’m suggesting that you should decide whether your enterprise should do Trunk Based Development (TBD) in one big trunk or not.

Abhishek Kumar04/14/14
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Creating Object Pool in Java

In this post, we will take a look at how we can create an object pool in Java.

Joydeep Das04/14/14
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How JOIN Order Can Increase Performance in SQL Queries

All developers are concerned with performance; if someone says that something increases performance, developers are running behind it. From the author's point of view, that's the way it should be, so in this article, he will show you how to maximize the performance of SQL queries.

Amar Mattey04/14/14
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Effective Testing around Hibernate/ORM layer

As applications that use Hibernate or any ORM frameworks grow complex, lots of performance issues don't get enough attention until it is too late. This article accounts for SLA time as part of the junits and allows developers to think in terms of calculating the number of calls hibernate is going to make in the background. This allows for developers to deal with facts rather than assumptions.

Grzegorz Poznac...04/14/14
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Mule best practices backed by MUnit tests

A few words about coping with complex flows (not the ones you would see in every demo app) and how to properly test them using thriving Mule testing framework - MUnit.

Mpumelelo Msimanga04/14/14
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Make Your Reports Dynamic by Putting HTML Code Snippets in Your Data Warehouse

This post details how you should put some of your HTML reporting components in your data warehouse to give you a flexible and easily maintained set of components to include in all your reports.

Ariya Hidayat04/14/14
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Supersonic JavaScript

The topic is on changing the way we think about optimizing JavaScript code.

Rob Galanakis04/14/14
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The "Year of Code" Director is Your Boss

There was some hubbub a few months ago when it was revealed the Executive Director of the UK’s Year of Code initiative can’t code. Apparently a number of people don’t agree with the idea that competency in a domain is a requirement to manage that domain. I find this idea infuriating and it can only end poorly.

Craig Matsumoto04/14/14
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SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup — April 11, 2014

Here’s our gathering of the week’s news bits around software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related topics.

Alec Noller04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): SQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the SQL Zone. This week's best include 10 reasons Java rocks more than ever, a very bad idea in MySQL, warnings about using native SQL in Hibernate, and more.

Alec Noller04/12/14
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SQL & Python: Analyzing 8 Years of Last.fm Data

In this recent post, Matthew Lewis has taken to his Last.fm data (eight years of it) with a Python script and a SQLite database. It looks like a fun activity for anybody interested in simultaneously playing with a database and reliving the musical horrors of his or her youth.

Chris Odell04/11/14
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Everybody Fails Sometimes.

Everybody makes mistakes, otherwise we would all write bug free code. For most of us a mistake can be fixed and doesn’t have too serious consequences.

Dave Bush04/11/14
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What Not to Test

There is code in your application that you shouldn’t bother to write a test for.

Peter Zaitsev04/11/14
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Heartbleed: Separating FAQ From FUD

If you’ve been following this blog or any tech news outlet in the past few days, you’ve probably seen some mention of the “Heartbleed” vulnerability in certain versions of the OpenSSL library. This series of common questions and answers help clarify what everybody should and should not do to maximize security.