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Mikio Braun12/12/13
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Mark Zuckerberg at NIPS: My Brain Melts.

So this actually happened: Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has attended the annual NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation) conference in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. This is pretty remarkable, given the way the hype around deep learning has increased this year.

Comsysto Gmbh12/12/13
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Kanban in Action: a Great Experience

Coming from projects primarily conducted in the classic waterfall style – sometimes combined with some aspects of Scrum – I was really curious about learning more about the usage of Kanban. The questions we participants sought to be answered were: What is Kanban, and how can we use it to support our work?

Shany Dembak12/12/13
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5 Factors that Contribute to Employee Disengagement

It is a fact that some employees feel less excited or emotionally responsive toward their job. Here are some of the common reasons why people experience negative feelings about their work.

Dmitriy Setrakyan12/12/13
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Web Session Clustering: No Session Left Behind

Web session clustering provides freedom of load balancing user sessions to any app server without losing intermediate user session data. Why? Because underneath it takes advantage of in-memory distributed caching technology which ensures that user sessions are available in memory regardless of which server is hit.

Kris Buytaert12/12/13
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Docker vs Reality: 0 - 1

There's a bunch of people out there that think I don't like docker, they are wrong. I just never understood the hype about it since I didn't see, (and still don't) see it being used at large and people seem to understand that as being against it.

Joe Stein12/12/13
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Using Vagrant to Get Up and Running with Apache Kafka

If you haven’t used Vagrant before then hopefully this will not only help you get up and running with Apache Kafka but also get introduced to Vagrant. Vagrant helps to create and configure lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments.

Baptiste Wicht12/12/13
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Gentoo Tips: Avoid Gnome 3.8 from being emerged automatically

Since Gnome 3.8 has been out in the portage tree, a lot of problems arise when you try to emerge something. If it was only when you update the system, it would be OK, but this arises every time you try to install something.

Rob Galanakis12/12/13
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Spotify’s DNA of Autonomy and Collaboration

I’m personally tired of hearing about how new, growing, successful businesses do things. I felt different about this Spotify presentation even though it fit the mold. Autonomy and collaboration are built into organizational structure.

Ross Mason12/12/13
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Messaging aka the Not So Enteprisey Integration Patterns

Take a look at some of these messaging patterns that can be used beneficially even in modern, startup-esque applications, despite their "enterprise" label.

Andreas Kollegger12/11/13
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Neo4j 2.0 Released: 5 Ways It Will Help You Kick Ass

The author happily announces the final 2.0 release of Neo4j, which comes packed with new features. In this article, you'll find a complete overview of the new release, covering UX improvements, labels on nodes, optional schema, increased cypher functionality, and much more.

Allen Coin12/11/13
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Dev of the Week: Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski, founder and Master Developer of Plumbr, a memory leak detection tool.

Eric Sedor12/11/13
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Tuning MongoDB Performance with MMS

Some of the best tools available for gaining insight into our MongoDB deployments are the monitoring features of MongoDB Management Service (MMS). This post covers a general approach to using MMS and MongoDB log files and provides techniques to help you optimize your own MongoDB deployment.

Mike Bushong12/11/13
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The Smartest-Person-in-the-Room Complex

When you work on very talented teams, you will frequently know the answer to whatever the problem is well before the rest of the organization. When these conversations pop up, you should look a little closer to home. It is possible you have Smartest-person-in-the-room Complex.

Itamar Syn-hershko12/11/13
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Why Elasticsearch? - Refactoring Story, Part 3

In previous posts, the author mentioned that he wanted to keep using Lucene to build on top of existing knowledge and experience, but do this while scaling reliably and without too much pain. Elasticsearch turned out to be a perfect fit for, and in this article, you'll learn why.

Frank Kelly12/11/13
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AWS Migration Patterns

AWS customers are saving money mostly because you can rent what you need vs. buy for the peak traffic. They are also gaining not only increased scalability but increased flexibility, reduced response times and reduced development times.