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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 Pronschinske08/30/13
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Couchbase Nabs $25M in Series D Funding

This week, Couchbase netted $25 million from a range of investors to keep driving its growth. Through the merger of Couchio/CouchOne and Membase, along with the product name changing, Couchbase has stayed competitive in a ferocious commercial NoSQL market.

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...

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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Everything You Need to Know About the OpenDaylight Project

If you're involved with network engineering or management, you'll want to be familiar with the OpenDaylight Project, which was introduced earlier this year. It will be administered by the Linux Foundation.

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.

Lukas Eder08/28/13
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MIT Prof. Stonebraker: “The Traditional RDBMS Wisdom is All Wrong”

A very interesting talk about the future of DBMS was recently given at EPFL by MIT Professor and VoltDB Co-founder and CTO Michael Stonebraker, who also gave us Ingres and Postgres.

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.

Mitch Pronschinske08/27/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (August 27)

Hadoop 2.1 Beta, Bootstrap 3.0, and lots of other good news! Some bad news too, Groklaw is shutting down. But don't forget to look at the setups of 373 tech workers aggregated in charts.

Mitch Pronschinske08/27/13
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Riak for Windows 8

Basho developer, Adron Hall has just released his Riak interface application for Windows 8, which he has named "Junction."

Mitch Pronschinske08/26/13
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2 Minute Rundown: CI Using Puppet and OpenShift

This quick video with Brenton Leanhardt of Red Hat takes you through a real-world setup of a Ruby web app that takes just minutes to spin up on OpenShift using Puppet and Jenkins.