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Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart
Chris Stewart is an Online Editor for JAXenter.com. He studied French at Somerville College, Oxford before moving to Germany in 2011. He speaks too many languages, writes a blog, and dabbles in card tricks.

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Slow startup and large footprint will be a thing of the past

Project Leyden to bring static images to the Java platform and JDK

Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, Mark Reinhold, has written a call for discussion proposing a new project, Project Leyden, that will address the long-term pain points of Java’s slow startup time, slow time to peak performance, and large footprint. It will do this by introducing static images to the Java platform and JDK. Let’s take a closer look.

It's a JEP!

JEP 376: ZGC – Concurrent Thread-Stack Processing

Almost there – Garbage collection with the Z Garbage Collector is almost completely free of infamous safepoint operations. Stack processing is the only thing not really running in a concurrent phase yet. JEP 376 addresses exactly this problem and should finally put an end to unnecessary pauses. Let’s take a closer look.

Interview with John Pocknell

Challenges with Managing the Exploding Data Firehose

In this interview, John Pocknell, Senior Market Strategist at Quest Software, covers the challenges and bottlenecks preventing data teams from success and explores what data-driven businesses need to keep in mind as data becomes more critical.

Keep calm and CI/CD

The new DevOps Magazine – now available as a free download

Our new DevOps Magazine is a great resource for all things DevOps. The first issue is all about continuous integration and continuous delivery. Interviews with a panel of seven CI/CD experts and articles on building a strong CI/CD pipeline are just the tip of the iceberg. There’s plenty more packed into this magazine that’s bursting with great content. Download it now for free!