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Mike Driscoll09/12/14
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Python 101: An Intro to Pony ORM

The Pony ORM project is another object relational mapper package for Python. They allow you to query a database using generators... In this article, we will spend some time learning the basics of this package.

Andrew Pielage09/12/14
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Alternative Logging Frameworks for Application Servers: WebLogic

Welcome to the second in the blog series of using alternative logging frameworks with application servers. This entry will focus on WebLogic, specifically 12c, and configuring it to use Log4j and SLF4J with Logback.

Robert Diana09/12/14
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Geek Reading September 8, 2014

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.

Chris Odell09/11/14
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The Codesmith

We are at a point in time where people who write software are much like the craftspeople and artisans in times past. Software is not yet something that can be easily manufactured on an assembly line. So are you a codesmith?

Kai Wähner09/11/14
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Comparison of Alternatives for Stream Processing and Streaming Analytics

The article discusses what stream processing is, how it fits into a big data architecture with Hadoop and a data warehouse (DWH), when stream processing makes sense, and what technologies and products you can choose from. Comparison of open source and proprietary stream processing / streaming analytics alternatives: Apache Storm, Spark, IBM InfoSphere Streams, TIBCO StreamBase, Software AG's Apama, etc.

Lukas Eder09/11/14
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All You Ever Need to Know About Recursive SQL

If you have an intrinsically hierarchical data set, then you will be very unhappy with these simplistic hierarchical SQL features (also with commont table expressions)... But every now and then, a little hierarchy may sneak into your otherwise “standard” relational data model. When it does, be sure to have this useful CONNECT BY clause ready for action.

Michael Crump09/10/14
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How to Run HTML files in your Browser from GitHub

If you have a .html file in a GitHub repository and want to view that page directly, you would typically download or clone the repo to your local hard drive and run it from there. There is an easier way.

Alec Noller09/10/14
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Dev of the Week: Adam Diaz

Every week at DZone, we feature a new developer/blogger 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 Adam Diaz, Hadoop Architect at the Teradata Big Data Center of Excellence and featured author in DZone's upcoming 2014 Guide to Big Data.

Hemanth Madhavarao09/10/14
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NuoDB & Stored Procedures: How to Maximize Hibernate Performance

This article walks you through a few Java Hibernate use cases that do multi-step query updates. I will point out the performance drawbacks of running the sample Hibernate code on the client-side, as opposed to running it wrapped around a server-side NuoDB Stored Procedure.

Alec Noller09/10/14
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The Best of DZone: September 3 - September 10

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include the reasons why Vaadin is a Passat, named parameters in Java, mobile gaming with Haskell and SDL, NoSQL job trends, and more.

Quinten De Swaef09/10/14
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Event driven programming using Spring Boot and Reactor

This article will teach you how you can setup an environment to develop in an event-driven fashion using Spring Boot and the Reactor framework.

Erik Ejlskov Jensen09/10/14
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Getting and Building the Entity Framework 7 Alpha Bits – Step by Step

This blog post will show you how to get the source code and build it on your own machine, in order to better understand EF 7, and maybe give it a early run. Keep in mind that a number of features are still broken/not implemented...

Rob Galanakis09/10/14
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Can you quantify trust?

Bad managers, who are by definition less trusted, can easily rationalize away any attempt at quantification. One quantifiable measure would be employee turnover.

Michael Collier09/10/14
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Creating a Custom SQL Server VM Image in Azure

Recently I had the opportunity to work on a project were I needed to create a custom SQL Server image for use with Azure VMs. The process was a little more challenging than I initially anticipated... Perhaps this isn’t much of a challenge for an experienced SQL Server DBA or IT Pro. For me, it was a great learning experience.

Andrew Fuqua09/09/14
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Don't Estimate Stories In Sprint Planning

I don’t estimate stories in sprint planning. Nor do I re-estimate stories in sprint planning. I estimate stories in a separate estimating meeting and usually at least a couple sprints in advance, if not more. There are a few reasons why (re)estimating during sprint planning is a dangerous practice: