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Engineering Leadership

Effective meetings are an important element in running a high-performance organization. Meetings provide a high-fidelity and efficient means to quickly communicate, collaborate, and coordinate. However, too often meeting lack the structure to necessary to drive the desired outcomes. Meeting Invite The following provides a high-level outline of the primary sections to include in meeting invites. …

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This article is a bit dated given that it was written in 2014. The traditional 3-tier architecture is dead, or at least its dying quickly. In a traditional 3-tier web architecture the tiers were defined as: Client: HTML, CSS and JavaScript Server: A server-side framework in Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, Node.js/JavaScript, etc. Database: A relational …

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Overview WebM is a free and open video format designed for HTML5. WebM is an open source project sponsored by Google. You can learn more at the WebM website. Install Miro Video Converter Open http://www.mirovideoconverter.com. Click Download. When the download is finished double-click MiroVideoConverter_Setup.msi. Click Next. Select Custom Installation. Uncheck Install the AVG toolbar and …

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Introduction Debugging a Play Framework 2.0 application with Eclipse is exceptionally easy to setup. Importantly, using the debugger is integral to developing high quality, complex applications as it provides an easy way to step into your code. YouTube Version I have created a YouTube video that shows the steps below. You can watch the YouTube …

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The following is a repost of my answer to a question on LinkedIn, but I thought it may prove useful to people evaluating Hadoop distributions. The following is a substantially over simplified set of choices (in alphabetical order): Amazon: Apache Hadoop provided as a web service. Good solution if your data is collected on Amazon…saves …

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