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Mitch Pronschinske09/11/13
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A NoSQL Schema Evolution Language

Many NoSQL data stores have the advantage of being schema-free (although the data still has an implicit structure). However, NoSQL stores don't have convenient schema management tools for when the schema evolves with the application. Meet the NoSQL schema evolution language.

Mitch Pronschinske09/10/13
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Documentary on SDN and Other Big Networking Topics

"The Future of the Network Documentary" is being released in parts, and part 3, which was just released, is a tour through the topic of software-defined networking. I'm a big fan of the documentary style so I think this video will be helpful in taking a possibly dry topic (to some) and making it more exciting

Mitch Pronschinske09/10/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (September 10)

Want to see GitHub's Oval Office replica? Complete with Octocat Seal? Check that out along with the Stack Exchange homegrown DevOps tools, the CSS Animation Cheat Sheet, and another DZone "dev" shirt sighting!

Phil Whelan09/09/13
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Interview on PaaS

What you're doing (I would hope) is outsourcing the generic and largely solved problems, leaving your staff free to concentrate on the things that are unique and valuable to your business.

Giorgio Sironi09/09/13
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The little toolbox of PHP performance optimization

During the last week my team dedicated almost all its time to performance optimization. During the experience we measures metric with a series of tools from a little toolbox, and I'm going to share here which tools we chose and how we configured them to find out bottlenecks in our applications.

Antonin Januska09/09/13
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When Will the Golden Age of “The Developer” End?

When I entered the field of programming, I was amazed at how quickly I was able to rise. I was amazed at how my friends prospered as well. But is this gravy-train eventually going to end for all of us?

Brian Gracely09/09/13
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The Cloudcast – #100 – Constipated Unicorns and Cloud Bollocks

Aaron and Brian celebrate Episode #100 with a roundtable of their favorite guests. They discuss why Cloud sucks, how to save OpenStack companies, how many clouds does the world really need, and is the future of all tradeshows in Portland.

Jason Whaley09/06/13
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Amazon releases a 1.0 Version of the AWS Command Line Interface

New features such as output formatting and profiles highlight AWS's new CLI release to replace their traditional CLI command set.

Bozhidar Bozhanov09/06/13
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A Serious Flaw of PaaS

PaaS (Platfrom as a Service) is a marketing term for a sandboxed environment where applications can be deployed. The sandbox usually includes a lot of 3rd party software, which can be used by the application.

Adam Grocholski09/06/13
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Azure CLI Day 0 – Install

As you know, I’m a huge fan of Windows Azure. One of the features I’ve come to truly appreciate over the past two months is the cross-platform command line tools. For this walk-through, I’m using a MacBook Air with OS X (Mountain Lion).

Mitch Pronschinske09/06/13
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Going to SDN Will Be Like Going from Ethernet's Spanning Tree to Infiniband

This very short post about why software-defined networking is "cool" makes an comparison to the evolution of Ethernet protocols.

Christopher Taylor09/05/13
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What’s Your Strategy for the API Economy?

The success of API’s is connected to the need for developers to quickly create not just functionality, but whole business models based on pulling together services from around the Web.

David Catuhe09/05/13
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Reducing Pressure on the Garbage Collector with F12 Developer Bar for IE11

As you may know, I’m working on a 3D engine for WebGL (Babylon.js) during my spare time. A 3D engine is a place where matrices, vectors and quaternions live. And there may be tons of them!

Mitch Pronschinske09/05/13
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New Amazon CLI Can Drive 25 Different Services!

If you have been using a ton of separate third-party CLI tools to manage several different AWS services, you can throw those away now. The new AWS CLI is here and it's serious business. Here's a complete list of all the services that can be controlled with the new CLI.

Mitch Pronschinske09/05/13
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Cassandra 2.0 Goes GA – Requires Java 7

The headlining features in 2.0 are lightweight transactions, CQL enhancements, and triggers. But 2.0 also features a lot of internal optimizations and improvements!