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INTERSECT – the Underestimated Two-Way IN Predicate

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Have you ever wondered how you could express a predicate that “feels” like the following, in SQL: WHERE Var1 OR Var2 IN (1, 2, 3) /u/CyBerg90 has, on reddit. The idea was to create a predicate that yields true whenever both values Var1 and Var2 yield either 1, 2, or 3. The canonical solution The canonical solution would obviously be ...

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Docker: VMs, Code Migration, and SOA Solved

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It’s rare that a piece of software as new as Docker is readily adopted by startups along with huge, well established companies. dotCloud, the company that created and maintains Docker, recently nabbed $40 million in funding. Microsoft also announced on 11/18 a Docker CLI for Windows. Docker will also play a central role in Azure as well as the next ...

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Services, Microservices, Nanoservices – oh my!

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Apparently there’s this new distributed architecture thing called microservices out and about – so last week I went ahead and read Martin Fowler’s & James Lewis’s extensive article on the subject . and my reaction to this was basically:       I guess it is easier to use a new name (Microservices) rather than say that this is what SOA ...

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Service Composition: Modularity for SOA and Event-Driven Applications, Part I

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Modularity is a cornerstone of good application design. As systems become more distributed, we’re faced with unique challenges to achieving effective modularity. How do you organize, encapsulate, and version loosely-coupled services? In this series of posts, I will cover how modular architectures were built for two diverse Java-based applications: a highly reliable SOA tax processing platform that interfaces with legacy ...

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SOA and REST with Grails

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I discussed on my previous article about REST and how to leverage RESTful web services on Grails platform. We will further discuss Grails on SOA & REST and try to visualize architecture in details. REST and SOA are different architecture pattern with lots of commonality to make application highly interoperable. As per Thomas Erl SOA is “SOA is a term ...

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Enterprise Benefits on Service Oriented Architecture – SOA

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Currently market push is towards SOA a Service-Oriented Architecture. SOA as a term is impressive but we need to understand what benefit we can achieve using SOA. Before turning towards benefit, it is necessary to discuss common understanding.  In brief, a service oriented architecture is paradigm which include service as a layer whereas service which is nothing but individual functionality ...

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BAM, SOA & Big Data

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Leveraging Big Data has become a commodity for most IT departments. It’s like the mobile phone. You can’t remember the times when you couldn’t just call someone from your mobile, no matter where you are in the world, can you? Similarly, IT folks can’t remember the days when files were too big to summarize, or grep, or even just store. ...

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