Java Web Start allows Java applications to be transferred over the internet and started without a browser. However, Oracle discontinued support for Java Web Start and removed it from official Java distributions starting with Java 11. Does that mean the end of Java Web Start? No, says Hendrik Ebbers (Karakun), who has launched the OpenWebStart project as an alternative. We talked to him about the objectives, status quo, and future of (Open)WebStart.
Container technology is more widespread than ever, but a report has found that security standards are unable to keep up with the pace. We interviewed Ali Golshan, CTO and co-founder of StackRox about what causes container security issues and how to improve the way security is approached.
What does “container first” mean? What are the strengths of Quarkus? What’s new in 0.20.0? What features can we look forward to in the future? When will version 1.0.0 be released? We have so many questions about Quarkus and Alex Soto was kind enough to answer them all.
Following the JCrete unconference where a group got to brainstorming about the future of Jakarta EE and MicroProfile, Sebastian Daschner wrote a proposal as to how this relationship would look. We caught up with him and asked him some questions.
Being a sysadmin can be a thankless task. In honor of System Administrator Appreciation Day, we spoke to CEO of SysAid Sarah Lahav about the relationship between IT and the rest of the company, the problems sysadmins sometimes face, and the outlook for the future. Read on to find out more.
What is Infrastructure as Code (IaC)? At DevOps Con, we spoke with Emma Button from nubeGo about IaC, what agile methods are needed, the best tools for the job, and what her advice is for people coming into infrastructure from the development world.
We caught up with Damon Edwards, Co-Founder of Rundeck, Inc., and spoke to him about DevOps and the Ops perspective. He explained which modern practices in this part of DevOps could revolutionize the daily work of operators, what Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is, and how serverless will change Ops.
Red Hat recently released container platform OpenShift 4. We caught up with Martin Klaus, Senior Director Red Hat Cloud Platforms, and asked what’s new in the latest version of the enterprise Kubernetes platform and how it differs from other solutions. We also asked about other OpenShift projects like OpenShift Online, OpenShift.io and OpenShift Origin.
Serverless is a hotly discussed topic right now, and it seems to mean different things to different people. We caught up with Lee Atchison, Senior Director, Cloud Architecture at New Relic to discuss what serverless means to him, how it’s changing the way applications are developed and what implications serverless could have for infrastructure in the future.
What are the pitfalls of serverless technology? We caught up with JAX DevOps speaker Erwin van Eyk in London and talked about his session, some common misconceptions around serverless and more!
A couple of weeks after the announcement of Gluon Client plugins that support Java & JavaFX on iOS devices, Java Champion and co-founder of Gluon, Johan Vos, starts a mailing list, rebooting the OpenJDK mobile discussion! Let’s have a look at the latest news on the mobile Java front.
Machine learning can be implemented in different ways, one of which is reinforcement learning. What exactly is reinforcement learning and how can we put it to use? Before the upcoming ML Conference, we spoke to Dr. Christian Hidber about the underlying ideas and challenges of reinforcement learning, and why it can be suited for application in an industrial setting.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Two years ago, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Netta Doron, senior developer at Wix.com.
Can UX demystify AI? Ward Van Laer answers this question in his session at the ML Conference 2019. We invited him for an interview and asked him how to solve the black box problem in machine learning by merely improving the user experience.