Do CTOs spend all their time researching new tech trends? Or do they focus on specifics? JAXenter editor Coman Hamilton spoke to several veteran CTOs from PayPal, ING Bank, Basho and other global tech companies to find out what makes a good Chief Technology Officer.
“Culture is not important, but shared aesthetic is crucial” is the formula that J. Paul Reed follows for finding out what DevOps means to companies of all shapes and sizes. In his DevOpsCon 2015 Keynote in Munich, he hones in on what exactly that formula entails.
We’ve served up some Java conundrums in the past, but now its time to get your head around these Scala brainteasers. Alex Zhitnitsky is back in collaboration with the team from Scala Puzzlers to test and torment your Scala know-how. Prepare thyself!
It’s a Superman vs. Batman battle. If we pit sequential streams against regular for-loops, which one comes out faster? After some careful benchmark tests, Angelika Langer shows us which is fastest, and why must be careful to make judgements.
Slack is fast becoming the default messaging service and developers can really benefit from the new workflows that Slack is enabling. Alex Zhitnitsky takes us through the integrations that allows users to customise the service to their own specific developer tools.
In the opening keynote at the DevOps Conference 2015 in Munich, John Willis from Docker provides an inventory of the DevOps movement from its beginnings in 2008/2009 up until the most recent DevOps Survey.
Software’s decision-makers are finding themselves increasingly involved in the debate over online resources for jihadist terrorism, as western political leaders call for more responsibility from tech innovators in the struggle against the Islamic State.
The latest NetBeans book, focused on the new NetBeans IDE 8.1 release, covers all its subjects in only 280 pages, which is interesting! No painfully long introductions and debriefings. Instead, it has only the content that actually matters.
It’s not just the role of the community that is changing in software, says Guillaume Laforge, but the way in which open-source communities are grown. The Groovy pioneer shares his advice on how to manage a positive developer community.
How does Java 9’s modularity compare to the OSGI module system? Is it good to set goals for code coverage? The latest Thorben Janssen brings us the latest news and essential reading from the Java world.
Containers in the enterprise was the big topic at this year’s DockerCon Europe in Barcelona. Shortly after Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduced its new Docker-centred solution portfolio, Docker has announced a new on-premise offering, Docker Universal Control Plane.
The positive change that DevOps brings for enterprise IT is becoming more and more obvious. And yet DevOps success doesn’t come easily. When it comes to implementing a DevOps approach together with Continuous Delivery, the key to success is trust and visibility.
Considering a cloud move? Don’t ignore the big issues: Take a hard look at IT readiness, security, provider contracts and costs to maximize cloud potential.