Random notes from a nearby land

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So Long Facebook

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Well today I made the decision to permanently delete my Facebook account, mostly because I just don’t trust it. Or them either, strangely liberating either way, Google plus works well for me so far.

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Product And Corporate Development

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A post written by Tor started me thinking about business and product development, especially in this age of online products. Classically, and not so many years ago, a company would have years in which to develop and maintain a new product (such as friends-reunited) and then have years to recoup any investment and of course profit!

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Jmx And Firewalls Or How To Hate Rmi Slightly Less

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So at least with Java 1.6 the JVM can use SOCKS for proxying RMI requests, so to get the wonderful jvisualvm (think 1.5 visualGC) working use the following incantations. This requires the initial RMI registry port is open to the client. First the initial SSH to server enabling the SOCKS tunnel

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Java Log Files

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So debugging java can be a mighty pain, a little few lines of ways to make it simpler.

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