Perhaps the easiest way to distribute the load of public traffic is to have the public do the work of distributing the load for you. 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. My goal wasn't to get 99.999% uptime but to be able to be back on track after a failure in a "reasonable" amount of time.
Adobe Flash Player is the most widely used web browser plug-in. It enables a wide range of applications and content on the Internet, from games, to video, to enterprise apps. Bringing improved support for Adobe Flash Player to Google
The goal of the project is to create a high-performance and easy to use tool for the SQL queries logging for JDBC applications. jdbcdslog - Project Hosting on Google Code
Coups de fil, dossiers : le piège du travail à la maison Consulter ses e-mails après dîner, répondre aux appels pro le week-end ou préparer la réunion du lendemain… A quel moment finit la journée de travail ? Scott Schieman (sociologue à l'université de Toronto), Melissa Milkie, (université du Maryland) et Paul Glavin (université de Toronto) ont conduit une étude pour essayer de mesurer les intrusions de la vie professionnelle dans la sphère privée, demandant aux personnes interrogées à quelle fréquence ressentent-elles que leur travail interfère avec leur vie familiale ou avec leurs loisirs.
Eclipse has a wonderful feature that formats according to your coding standards. Automatically format and cleanup code every time you save « Ecli
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. Is Android Poised To Overtake iPhone's Mobile Dominance? | Javal
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. At the same time, comments by groups working in favour of Free Software and Open Standards were neglected, e.g. those made by Open Forum Europe . EIFv2: Tracking the loss of interoperability
Italian court rules free software preference is legal - The H Se An Italian court has upheld the legality of a law passed by Piedmont Regional Council which expressed a preference to acquire free software when choosing programs for the authority. The Associazione per il Software Libero reports that the law, introduced just over a year ago, had been challenged by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers. The Presidency believed the preference was anti-competitive and referred the law to the Constitutional Court.
ItsNat: Natural AJAX. Component based Java Web Application Frame Introduction ItsNat is a web framework strongly focused on Single Page Interface applications.
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GWT- An Important Java Technology: Features, Future and Wishes | We Recommend These Resources The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) has become one of the most important Java technologies, as it gives it a credible web platform strategy. I used to be doubtful of the extra compilation step and developed with DWR and Dojo , but have since become a convert.
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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.
IBM Breaks Patent Pledge; Breaches the OSS Community's Trust | A See Update Below
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).
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Apache Foundation Hit by Targeted XSS Attack
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Apple’s New Developer Agreement Unlevels the iAd Playing Field |
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Speeding up GWT
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