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Rob Galanakis11/10/14
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If you hear "perception is reality" you're probably being screwed

I was once told in a performance review that “perception is reality.” I was infuriated, and the words stuck in my mind as the most toxic thing a manager could say to an employee. Let me tell you what “perception is reality” means, and why you should plan on leaving your job the moment you hear it:

Benjamin Ball11/10/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 31): Big Data Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone (October 31 - November 07). This week's topics include getting started with Hadoop and MapReduce, data structural integrity, Big Data goals, prediction intervals, JSF versus JSP with CRUD applications.

Ayende Rahien11/09/14
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Career Planning: Disaster Recovery

One of the more important things that you have to remember is that you should always be ready for failure. As developers, we are used to thinking about stuff like that in our code, but this is true for real life as well.

Ajitesh Kumar11/09/14
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Learn R: Hello World with R

This article represents some of the basic concepts you need to understand in order to write a Hello world using the R programming language.

Alec Noller11/08/14
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Leave us a Comment: What Are You Working On?

Developers have a tendency to work a lot. Maybe your job is a grueling nine-to-five torture, or maybe it's a dream come true. Either way, there's a good chance that you go home and keep working on something of your own. Well, we want to hear about it! Leave a comment and let us know what you're working on.

Peter Zaitsev11/08/14
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Backup and Restore of MySQL to OpenStack Swift

MySQL database usage is popular in OpenStack. Core OpenStack services for Compute (Nova), Storage (Cinder), Neutron (Networking), Image (Glance) and Identity (Keystone) all use MySQL database.

Gen Furukawa11/07/14
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How to Handle Huge Database Tables

There's more than one way to 'split' a table.

Joydeep Das11/07/14
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Understanding the Execution Plan [When Table JOIN Occurs Part-III]

Continuing our journey here we see some others operators exist in our execution plan. Here is the query and Execution Plan that we are working from couple of weeks.

Burke Holland11/06/14
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Red Pill or Blue Pill? Choosing Between SQL & NoSQL

Thousands of internet debates are dedicated to the SQL vs NoSQL fight. But does it have to be a fight? If you are choosing one over the other, do you know for sure why and what the potential benefits of each are?

Rob Galanakis11/06/14
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Technical Debt Takes Many Forms

Most people are familiar with “technical debt” in terms of code or architectural problems that slow down development. There are other forms of technical debt, though, that can be overlooked.

Erich Styger11/06/14
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Engineering Joke of the Week: The Tunnel

I’m a believer that engineers not only need to act in a professional and ethical way, but they have to have a sense of humor too. For that reason I have the tradition to tell my class (almost) every semester week a joke or fun story with an engineering background. I have been asked to share the fun story from this week, so here we go...

Ana-maria Mihalceanu11/06/14
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JSF Versus JSP, Which One Fits Your CRUD Application Needs? (Part 1)

We make decisions every day; everything we say and do is the result of a decision, whether we make it consciously or not. No matter how big or small is the choice, there's no (easy) formula for making the right decision.

Abishek Baskaran11/06/14
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Back to Learning Grammar with ANTLR

This post is going to be about language processing. Language processing could be anything like an arithmetic expression evaluator, a SQL parser or even a compiler or interpreter. Many times when we build user facing products, we give users a new language to interact with the product.

Paul Hammant11/05/14
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Presenting on Trunk-based Development at the Perforce MERGE Conference

This was a month ago at Perforce’s MERGE 2014 conference, but the videos are up now, so you can watch it too. Of many case studies that I have, I detailed one where a hedge-bet on the order of releases paid off. Not that the client knew they were hedge-betting at the outset, that’s just the reality of Trunk Based Development, Feature Toggles / build switches, and Branch by Abstraction.

John Walter11/05/14
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Dev of the Week: Markus Eisele

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 Markus Eisele, Developer Advocate at Red Hat.