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Are You Really a Data Scientist?
According to this recent post from JP Kabler, you're not a data scientist just because you work...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Firefox OS: My Initial Impression
Quite a while ago I ordered a Peak+ FirefoxOS phone at geeksphone.com. Alas after some delay it...
(Dec 30, 2013)
New SDN Stats You'll Want to Know
Infonetics Research and InformationWeek both released surveys this month about SDN adoption. ...
(Dec 30, 2013)
7 Tips to Make Life Easier in Node.js
A recent post from Faisal Abid at medium.com has compiled a list of seven tips for those who are...
(Dec 30, 2013)
RxJava: From Future to Observable
I first came across Reactive Extensions about 4 years ago on Matthew Podwysocki’s...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Committed to Open Source
When Oracle announced it would no longer offer commercial support for future versions of ...
(Dec 30, 2013)
MQTT Over WebSockets with JavaScript and ActiveMQ
After reading up a bit about MQTT, I decided to set up a test bed to see how it works and if it...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Java Database Programming Training Video
In this Java Database Programming training course, expert author Mike McMillan shows you the...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Making the Web Secure, One Unit Test at a Time
Originally written as part of Sysadvent 2013. Preview Text:...
(Dec 30, 2013)
The Great SQL Implementation Comparison Page
Fortunately, we have SQL standards. Or do we? It’s a well-known secret (or cynical joke) that the...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Top Posts of 2013: Please stop using Twitter Bootstrap
Let’s be honest: a great many of us are tired of seeing the same old Twitter Bootstrap theme again...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Top Posts of 2013: There Are Only 2 Roles of Code
All code can be classified into two distinct roles; code that does work (algorithms) and code that...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Top Posts of 2013: Apache Camel vs. Spring Integration
First of all, for full disclosure, for the last 1.5 years, I’ve been working as a consultant for...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Top Posts of 2013: The Principles of Java Application Performance Tuning
This is the fifth article in the series of "Become a Java GC Expert". In the first issue...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Top Posts of 2013: Big Data Beyond MapReduce: Google's Big Data Papers
Mainstream Big Data is all about MapReduce, but when looking at real-time data, limitations of that...
(Dec 30, 2013)
Top Posts of 2013: Why I'm Leaving Heroku
I’ve been thinking a lot of time if Heroku was a good choice for my node.js projects and where...
(Dec 30, 2013)
MongoDB “Lightning Fast Aggregation” Challenged with Oracle
What does “Scale” even mean in the context of databases? When talking about scaling, people have...
(Dec 29, 2013)
NetBeans 7.4 JSON Support
NetBeans 7.4 provides enhanced JSON support. Preview Text:...
(Dec 29, 2013)
100 Blogs Worth Reading: R, Probability, Data Analysis and Visualization, and More
For the 100th post on this category (where I try to share what I read somewhere else, on the...
(Dec 29, 2013)
Reducing the Cost of Writing to Disk
So, we found out that the major cost of random writes in our tests was actually writing to disk....
(Dec 29, 2013)