How do I freaking scale Oracle?

February 07, 2013
Contrary to the rants you read on Stack Overflow and Hacker News, Oracle is still your only option in many cases -- even when you need scalability and high availability
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Java is still the most secure widespread runtime

January 31, 2013
Or why I don't care about the Java flaw. Are you a big Swing user? Excited over JavaFX on multiple platforms? Me neither
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Web services are dead -- long live REST

January 24, 2013
Once, an endless parade of Web service protocols promised to guarantee any system could talk to any other. In the end, we got much of that interoperability via simpler means
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In memory of Aaron Swartz: Stealing is not stealing

January 17, 2013
Why would a brilliant 26-year-old hacker face jail time usually given to murderers? Because of whom he 'stole' from
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What if Java 8 dropped 'extends'?

January 10, 2013
Java is looking like everything including the kitchen sink. How about 'give one get one' for Java 8 -- and dropping inheritance entirely?
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9 app dev projects you should cancel in 2013

December 20, 2012
Rolling your own in software wastes both time and money
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Couchbase 2.0: This means war

December 13, 2012
Couchbase heats up the document database side of the NoSQL landscape. No matter what happens in this battle, we all win
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How to teach kids to code

November 29, 2012
Like many programmers, the author is self-taught, but we need meaningful learning experiences to feed the huge future demand for coders
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10 things never to do with a relational database

November 15, 2012
The data explosion demands new solutions, yet the hoary old RDBMS still rules. Here's where you really shouldn't use it
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