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Mitch Pronschinske11/27/13
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Docker Adds Support for All Linux Distros and More

Today, about two months after the announcement of the Docker-RedHat collaboration and not long after dotCloud became Docker, Inc., there is a major new release of Docker that proclaims unequivocal support for all Linux distributions, including RHEL, which RedHat was eager to implement.

S M Sohan11/27/13
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Interesting User Interaction Data on Dashboard Widgets

The number of clicks on each widget is highly correlated to its relative order in the layout. Not sure how to interpret this result? It could mean one of three things.

Victor Savkin11/26/13
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Building Models in Backbone.js and AngularJS

These two frameworks have very different approaches when it comes to building models. Depending on the complexity of the model it can have a profound effect on the maintainability of your application.

Ross Mason11/26/13
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New RAML (RESTful API Markup Language) Web Tooling

I’m excited to announce that we’ve recently made available to the RAML community a new API Designer, API Console, and API Notebook, built around a new RAML JavaScript parser released as part of the RAML workgroup.

Istvan Szegedi11/26/13
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Integrating R with Cloudera Impala for Real-Time Queries on Hadoop

Impala uses Hadoop as a storage engine, but moves away from MapReduce algorithms toward distributed queries. Also, R can be integrated with Impala to provide fast, interactive queries running on top of Hadoop data sets. The data can then be further processed or visualized within R.

Mitch Pronschinske11/26/13
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How The Weather Company Monetizes Weather: The Big Data Challenge

This session will discuss the transformation of the most widely distributed cable TV network in the United States, building on one of the world's most visited digital properties, to create a world class Big Data platform.

Alec Noller11/26/13
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Google's Eric Schmidt on How to Convert from iOS to Android

In this gently aggressive post, Google's Eric Schmidt explains how to convert from iOS to Android. It is a step-by-step tutorial, in-depth enough that a novice could follow carefully and do everything he suggests, but also enough that experienced users will almost certainly find useful tips to ease the process.

Mark Needham11/26/13
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New in Neo4j: Optional Relationships with OPTIONAL MATCH

One of the breaking changes in Neo4j 2.0.0-RC1 compared to previous versions is that the -[?]-> syntax for matching optional relationships has been retired and replaced with the OPTIONAL MATCH construct. In this article, you'll find out how to work with OPTIONAL MATCH.

Istvan Forgacs11/26/13
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Code Understanding Step by Step - We Need a Task

This article explains why code understanding is difficult but inevitable, as well as the consequences of only vaguely understanding code. The process of code comprehension is outlined, emphasizing the necessity of a task to validate our real understanding.

Adam Fowler11/26/13
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MarkLogic, Huh, What is it Good For?

In the simplest terms, MarkLogic is a single product that combines features of a highly distributed NoSQL database, a search engine, all with application services layered over the top. In this article, you'll learn when and why one might use MarkLogic.

John Berryman11/26/13
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Parameterizing and Organizing Solr Boosts

One of the author's clients has some heavy-duty requirements for boosting functions. It’s right on the boundary of what he thinks is appropriate for Solr. He might as well expect the boosting functions to be as readable, and well-organized as possible, though, so let’s take a look at his strategy.

Matt Lacey11/26/13
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'Tis the Season to ... Release Apps

We're fast approaching the time of year when more people are releasing and updating apps in time for the big shopping holidays (Thanksgiving & Christmas). Check on your submission deadlines and make sure you give yourself enough room to make sure your apps are available on time.

Michael Sahota11/25/13
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Understanding and Working with Agile Culture (Slides)

Here is my current thinking on how I communicate and consult around Agile. For me, it’s all about understanding the desires and wishes of the organization I am working with and mapping that to an approach to Agile that fits their context.

Mitch Pronschinske11/25/13
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The Sweet Spot Between IaaS and PaaS

This talk will explore how we find the sweet spot on the continuum between PaaS and IaaS cloud models to provide both the productivity and flexibility you desire.

Troy Miles11/25/13
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How to Use a VirtualBox Android Emulator

The slowness of the Android emulator has been the butt of many a joke since it was first unveiled. One solution is to use a VirtualBox VM with Android on it instead of the Android emulator, and the difference is amazing. In this article, you'll learn how to do set it up.