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Jim Bird01/13/14
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Developers working in Production. Of course! Maybe, sometimes. What, are you nuts?

One of the basic ideas in DevOps is that developers and operations should share responsibility for designing systems, for implementing them and keeping them running. If you ask whether developers should have access to production you’ll find that people fall into one of 3 camps: (1) Of course! (2) Maybe, sometimes (3) What, are you nuts?

Barton George01/13/14
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DevOps Days NYC: When DevOps Goes Wrong

In this presentation, which is embedded below, Mike talks about a devops project he was on in Australia. He and his team were brought in to a large trading firm to implement continuous delivery and integration, they got the code right but made a few critical mistakes. Listen to Mike as he tells his cautionary tale.

Mark Morrell01/13/14
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Strengthen Employee Engagement while Working Remotely

Organizations increasingly face the challenge of how to strengthen employee engagement while their workforce increasingly work from remote locations or while mobile. There is a great opportunity for internal communications to take a leading role with developing a plan that addresses these challenges with greater use of communications channels.

Mark Needham01/13/14
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Learning about Bitmaps

A few weeks ago Alistair and I were working on the code used to model the labels that a node has attached to it in a Neo4j database. The way this works is that chunks of 32 nodes ids are represented as a 32 bit bitmap for each label where a 1 for a bit means that a node has the label and a 0 means that it doesn’t.

Mitch Pronschinske01/13/14
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Running Your Startup's Sign Up Form on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Learn how to use the Elastic Beanstalk Worker Tier, Amazon SQS, and Amazon SES to deliver e-mail messages to your customers asynchronously.

Alec Noller01/13/14
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Top 5 Big Data Resources: Refcardz Deck Expansion Pack

Today we at DZone have released our newest Refcardz Deck: Big Data! This collection of Big Data-related refcardz includes a wide range of topics, so, as a supplement, take a look at some of our top related articles, and don't forget to grab the Refcardz Deck itself!

Niels Matthijs01/13/14
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Design Theory vs Reality – A Plea

this article will be a plea to my designer colleagues to get their act together. In my opinion, 2013 has not been a very good year, design-wise.

Alec Noller01/13/14
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MongoDB: 5 Syntactic Weirdnesses to Keep in Mind

People like to complain about MongoDB. The debate gets so heated, though, that sometimes valid criticisms - and nothing is above criticism - are dismissed as bandwagon hatred. It's a problem that Slava Kim seems very aware of in this recent blog post on some of the syntactic weirdnesses of MongoDB.

Anders Karlsson01/13/14
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Some Myths of Open Source, the Way I See it

The Open Source movement is full of myths. There are different myths from inside the movement (i.e. those who think it's a good thing) and outside (i.e. those who do not). In this article, you'll find a few of those myths, as well as the author's interpretation and opinion of them.

Alec Noller01/12/14
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The Best of the Week (Jan. 3): Big Data Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone. This week's best include Lukas Eder on the importance of data over new technologies, bulk fetching with Hibernate, our top 10 articles from 2013 in the Big Data zone, and more.

Alec Noller01/12/14
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The Best of the Week (Jan. 3): NoSQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone. This week's best include an analysis of Cassandra for ETL, a discussion of the validity of the idea that SQL and NoSQL are two sides of the same coin, the top 10 articles from 2013 in the NoSQL Zone, and more.

Antonin Januska01/11/14
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Top things to look forward to in web development in 2014

Just a few things I’ve noticed that I am looking forward to. If you have any suggestions, feel free to post them!

Mitch Pronschinske01/10/14
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Docker at Spotify

Learn the 'how' and the 'why' for Spotify's Docker usage. They've already integrated it into their build pipeline and are now deploying Docker services to production.

Alec Noller01/10/14
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NoSQL Databases Compared: Differences, Strengths, and Examples

There's been a lot of comparison of SQL and NoSQL lately, but what is to be done if you're already sold on NoSQL and just don't know which database is for you, or your project in particular? To meet that need, check out this rather thorough comparison of NoSQL databases.

Ashutosh Sharma01/10/14
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Getting Started with ElasticSearch

ElasticSearch is an open-source, distributed, and very scalable search engine built on top of Lucene. After some struggle setting up ElasticSearch, the author has assembled this tutorial to help save some time for developers interested in getting started and trying it out.