Web Server Failover with Round-Robin DNS. Report on viability of DNS failover solution. I run a site with about 1,000,000 unique visitors per month and recents server failures made me decide to get a failover server to minimize downtime.
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It enables a wide range of applications and content on the Internet, from games, to video, to enterprise apps. The traditional browser plug-in model has enabled tremendous innovation on the web, but it also presents challenges for both plug-ins and browsers. The browser plug-in interface is loosely specified, limited in capability and varies across browsers and operating systems. This can lead to incompatibilities, reduction in performance and some security headaches. That’s why we are working with Adobe, Mozilla and the broader community to help define the next generation browser plug-in API. As a first step, we’ve begun collaborating with Adobe to improve the Flash Player experience in Google Chrome. Jdbcdslog - Project Hosting on Google Code.
Coups de fil, dossiers : le piège du travail à la maison. Thinking of U and I. Automatically format and cleanup code every time you save « Ecli. Is Android Poised To Overtake iPhone's Mobile Dominance? The first quarter of this year has been dominated by the mobile market - in particular the success of the iPad launch, even though no one has had the chance to use it yet, and Android positioning itself as a worthwhile competitor the Apple's mobile OS.
Now it looks like Android is set to overtake the iPhone sooner rather than later, at least according to this mobile traffic graph from James Governor's blog. Android enthusiasts are bound to be excited about this and they're right to be. For the average Java developers, writing an Android application is much easier than an iPhone application. With these statistics, it's a fair assumption that the Android marketplace could generate a healthy income for your application, once you have the right idea.
All the iPad hype has helped to fuel tablet sales too - a market that never quite found its feet before now. To me the most important thing isn't that Android overtakes iPhone, or vice versa. EIFv2: Tracking the loss of interoperability. Open Standards From our analysis, we can conclude that in key places, the European Commission has taken on board only the comments made by the Business Software Alliance, a lobby group working on behalf of proprietary software vendors.
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Streamlining Search Using Lucene and Solr. Grant Ingersoll has been working on search and natural language processing for about ten years.
He is an Apache Lucene and Solr committer as well as a co-founder for Lucid Imagniation, which is focused on commercializing those two projects. Lucene is a Java library for building search applications and Solr provides a layer over Lucene that gives developers the tools they need to put Lucene into production. IBM Breaks Patent Pledge; Breaches the OSS Community's Trust. Have Open Source Software Advocates Pushed New Zealand's Parliam.
Software has always been explicitly excluded from patent protection in the UK - as an extension of the principle that a mathematical equation or algorithm cannot be patented - only an invention that makes use of them (a file format, for instance, is patentable).
The original logic behind this was that science (including mathematics) is about discovery, rather than invention, and that allowing the patenting of mathematical equations and scientific theories would be a Bad Thing. Copyright was considered the acceptable alternative - you can copyright your research paper, book, or program, and nobody else can resell it - or parts of it (i.e. they can't steal your graphics).
That's good enough for proprietary software - especially combined with shipping binary, rather than source. Chronos EZ430: An SDK packing watch for real techies. When does The Register take interest in a $50 sports watch?
When it comes with an SDK and wireless connectivity, and packing a screwdriver. The Chronos EZ430 from Texas Instruments is no consumer product, despite its appearance and low price. Inside the iPad SDK: Bigger screens, continued frustrations. The wraps are off, and the iPad is now in real users' hands.
So what can developers create for the iPad using the iPhone OS 3.2 SDK that Apple released in late January? Apple required developers to keep the SDK details secret until the iPad's shipment this past weekend, but now everyone is free to discuss the extended dance remix of the iPhone. As a test of the new software API and the infrastructure supporting it, I've built several prototype iPad apps and even uploaded one, a free version of Cory Doctorow's Makers, to the iTunes App Store. Forum Ubuntu-fr.org / [Résolu]Freeze Ubuntu 9.10. 479296 is not in Ubuntu: “Karmic: frequent freezes” The iPad Makes Demands on Web Developers - PCWorld. Web developers behind the sites on Apple's approved list of iPad-ready online destinations have confronted an issue that the device-maker is forcing to the fore: are official World Wide Web Consortium standard languages sufficient tools to deliver cutting edge functionality, or do plug-ins lead the way in design innovation?
Soon after Apple unveiled the iPad in January, one point quickly became clear for Web developers: Just as with the iPhone, the device would not support Adobe Flash, or any other Web plug-in. Instead, if Web developers wanted all the dynamic content on their pages such as videos and animations to appear correctly on Apple's new device, they had to create it using only the next generation markup language for the Web, HTML5, and related open standards. At first glance, it appears like a logical move to stick with open standards, rather than technology largely controlled by a single company. Look ma, no plugin! Your Friday Morning Doom and Gloom: The World Grew More Closed T. Creating bugs vs. finding bugs? - Multi Shoring - A Perficient B. In one of my Scrum projects there was an interesting conversation between my testing team and the development team: Tester A: “Look at that bug; it’s pretty straightforward that the functionality doesn’t match our test case. Why can’t somebody do a quick smoke test before checking in the code?”
Developer A: “Well, yes I agree that’s a bug. We just ran out of time – the schedule is tough for us, we did those most important verifications before we checked the code in; we made sure all Unit Tests passed, we made sure that the build is solid, and we wrote as many automated test scripts as possible but we didn’t have enough time to cover that functionality. It’s great that the testing team found that bug, we can fix it later.”Tester B (Test Lead): “But that costs a lot, we spent a whole day to manually execute all the functional test cases and found at least 5 obvious bugs. Private Calls Restricted: Apple Decides How Developers Call Docu. It's both, sound technical reasoning and "anti-competitive".
The sound technical reasoning is you don't get lowest common denominator interfaces for you apps. It's good in that you have code running the native iPhone infrastructure rather than something that's potentially mimicking some aspect of another platform levered on top of the iPhone. It's good in that your developers are basically required to understand the ins and outs of the iPhone platforms specifically rather than their toolkits views of it. For example, in the Java world, beyond perhaps worrying about drive letters and different file separators, a basic Java app "just runs" with NO understanding of the underlying Windows platform. Yet, obviously, Windows isn't really quite that shallow. So, the native toolkit requirement means that the developers need to have some depth of knowledge (though certainly not "expert") of the iPhone OS and environment to develop their applications.
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Java has won the TIOBE Index programming language award of the year. This is because Java has the largest increase in popularity in one year time (+5.94%). Java leaves runner ups Visual Basic.NET (+1.51%) and Python (+1.24%) far behind. Apple vs Geeks - is this the end of a love affair? Cassandra Adds Hadoop MapReduce. When 100% Coverage Gives Us a False Sense of Security. Gear6's Memcached Adds the Best of Both Worlds: MySQL and NoSQL. Cedric Champeau's Weblog. Link prefetching. Technologies Articles. Apple’s New Developer Agreement Unlevels the iAd Playing Field. Bruno Antunes Weblog. Complexity is the Problem. Tiago Silveira and the world. Speeding up GWT. MySQL 5.5.4 Breaks Concurrency Barriers. Safari’s iFrame cookie setting problem. Safari Cookies. Train of Thoughts: Blog Archive » Cross-Site Browser Cookie Sett.
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