The Temporary Solution Fallacy

Temporary solutions are a myth. They don't exist. The sooner we can rid ourselves of this idea, the better our software will become.

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dropwizard-cassandra now supports Cassandra 2.1

Details of the latest changes in dropwizard-cassandra, including support for Cassandra 2.1 and a new versioning scheme

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Programmatic Real-time Monitoring and Alerting with Riemann

A streaming event-processor that empowers development teams to define their own monitoring and alerting in a manner more compatible with Agile projects than traditional approaches.

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Distributed Systems Configuration

Configuring distributed systems can be complex and difficult to manage. Reaching agreement across disciplines is often a challenge in implementing suitable configuration management systems. This article gives examples of how to address these challenges, particularly for large distributed systems.

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