JAX Mag – Issue N°4, 2015

New app, new JAX Mag: Microservices hype, Java performance and benchmarking

JAXenter Editorial Team

How fast are Java lambdas? Is there no end to the microservices hype? What role will the database play in IT’s cloud-driven future? The biggest ever JAX Magazine issue has arrived with a brand new app for easier reading, on or offline.

In this latest JAX Magazine issue we’ve asked a selection of our conference speakers to share some nuggets of wisdom from their talks at the upcoming JAX London conference.

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From database testing and smart benchmarking to a microservices reality check and continuous delivery tips, this is a special issue for anyone looking to keep their skills on trend. We’re even going to learn what Parisian history can teach us about software architecture!

Read it in the new app

We thought you might enjoy the magazine even more with a smoother offline reading experience. That’s why we created the new JAX Magazine app for Apple and Android. Whether on or offline, in a cafe or on the go, there’s nothing stopping you from leafing through the latest IT trends, tips and tutorials in the JAX Magazine.

You can download all JAX Magazine issues from our epub app on your tablet or mobile device, alongside all the latest news and tutorials on

Inside this issue

MICROSERVICES: Storm in a teacup, or teacups in a storm?
Holly Cummins

CONTINUOUS DELIVERY: A tale of two teams – Smoothing the continuous delivery path
Lyndsay Prewer

ARCHITECTURE: Learning from Paris – Network-based architectures 
Eric Horesnyi

Grafik_JAXmag_togo_30385_v5JAVA: Java performance tutorial – How fast are the Java 8 streams?
Angelika Langer

JAVA: Coding for desktop and mobile with HTML5 and Java EE 7
Geertjan Wielenga

JAVA: JEP 222 14 JShell – the Java 9 REPL
Werner Keil

DATABASES: MySQL is a great NoSQL – Making the right database decisions
Aviran Mordo

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: Rethinking how we think about the self-service cloud BI
Chris Neumann

DATABASES: The future of cloud computing 
Zigmars Raascevskis

DATABASES: Testing the Database Layer
Colin Vipurs

INFRASTRUCTURE: The future of traffic management technology
Kris Beevers

FINANCE IT: Financial services PaaS and private clouds
Patricia Hines

BENCHMARKING: Trade-offs in benchmarking – Cost, scope and focus
Aysylu Greenberg

SECURITY: Common threats to your VoIP system – Five tips to stay secure
Sheldon Smith

REST: Why reusable REST APIs are changing the game
Ben Busse

PERFORMANCE: Milliseconds matter: Considering the performance factor in an API-driven world 
Per Buer

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