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Mitch Pronschinske09/01/13
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OpenShift: Let the Web Developers Develop

Here are a few ways that the extreme usability of OpenShift's cloud platform is going to make your life as a developer a lot easier.

Mitch Pronschinske08/31/13
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SDN at Verizon

Who is already using homegrown software-defined networking? Verizon is one example. Here's what they've created.

Mitch Pronschinske08/31/13
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Using Celery and RabbitMQ to Schedule and Run Long Processes in Django

This tutorial takes you through the basics of setting up and using Celery and RabbitMQ to schedule and run long processes from your Django website.

Mitch Pronschinske08/30/13
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Who Uses Redis?

Excluding Facebook and Google+, I'd say that Redis has permeated all of the biggest social media sites to date. It's a pretty solid endorsement.

Mitch Pronschinske08/29/13
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Google's Cloud Business - Just Externalized Versions of Internal Resources

A neat interview with Greg DeMichillie, who manages Google Cloud Platform products, revealed some interesting tidbits about the AWS competitor that includes services like Google App Engine, Google Cloud Datastore and Google Compute Cloud.

Mitch Pronschinske08/29/13
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Enhancements to Google's Cloud Platform this Month

Google had several feature updates for their Cloud Platform products, which include Google App Engine, Google Cloud Datastore and Google Compute Cloud. Here's the quick hit highlights list from the blog posting...

S M Sohan08/29/13
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Solution Architecting Using Queues?

When building a bunch of applications that need to interact with each other, Queues or Message Oriented Middleware services offer some very useful features. To name a few, you get features like a) Guaranteed message delivery, b) routing, c) throttling, etc., for free...

Asankha Perera08/29/13
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UltraESB 2.0 is Released!

Yeah, its been quite sometime since we did a major release of the UltraESB! Although the last GA release was extremely stable and widely used, we've made significant improvements for the long awaited 2.0.0 release.

Mitch Pronschinske08/29/13
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Do Developers Use NoSQL Because They're Too Lazy to Use RDBMS Correctly?

"These kids think they’re solving problems [with MongoDB] that IBM (et al) solved quite literally before they were born in some cases"

Mitch Pronschinske08/29/13
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Tom's IT Pro PaaS Comparison Guide

Here at DZone, we know a thing or two about comparison guides. Dan Sullivan is now working on a narrower guide than DZone's over on Tom's IT Pro. Here's why it's another good resource to acquire.

Calvin French-owen08/29/13
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What 10gen nailed with MongoDB

If you’re looking for lessons in building a developer-focused product, you should look no further than 10gen (now MongoDB, Inc.)'s decisions with MongoDB. They demonstrate some of the best ways to build a community around a product and make developers love it.

Allen Coin08/28/13
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Dev of the Week: Jurgen Appelo

This week we're talking to Jurgen Appelo, developer turned Agile writer and entrepreneur interested in the creative economy and workplace happiness.

Mitch Pronschinske08/27/13
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Discovering the Open Source SDN Ecosystem

SDN Central has a nice list of open source projects related to SDN. This includes projects for Network Virtualization, NFV Security Apps, Orchestration, SDN Apps, SDN Controllers and more.

Dariusz Suchojad08/27/13
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Invoking JSON web services in Python with Zato ESB

How to invoke JSON-based web services with Zato ESB, a Python-based platform for SOA, cloud integrations and backend services.

Martin Thompson08/27/13
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Algorithm of the Week: Lock-based vs. Lock-free Concurrent Algorithms

It is nice seeing the influence of lock-free techniques appearing in lock-based algorithms. The optimistic strategy employed on read is effectively a lock-free algorithm technique. In my experience of teaching and developing lock-free algorithms, not only do they provide significant throughput advantages as evidenced here, they also provide much lower and less variance in latency.