Dropping critique bombs

Docker under attack: What motivates Docker’s critics?

Docker has been described as a revelation by some – a technology that allows a sane deployment process that mere lowly, ignorant developers can manage. But it also has its critics. The anti-Docker army has been mobilised and they want everyone to know about it.

The new lean startup

No stack: a leaner tech startup approach

The days when building a new technology meant finding thousands of dollars and full-stack programming knowledge are over. Tech entrepreneur Stoyan Mitov welcomes us to the era of no-stack API-based startups with shorter development times and less expenses.

The week in Java

Java Weekly 38/15: Compose functions, J9 Modules, Monitoring

This week’s Java news sees Thorben Janssen looking at a series about implementing the observer pattern, standardised schema generation via JPA and recordings from the JavaZone 2015 conference. All this and more with this week’s hottest Java links.

Docker basics

Containerization vs Virtualization – An introduction to Docker

As Docker technology gains more popularity among IT professionals, it’s becoming increasingly important for programmers to grasp the basics of containerization. Here we learn why Docker is at the centre of cloud IT era hype, as well as the difference between containerization and virtualization.

Database solutions

The future of cloud computing

The cloud has changed everything. And yet the cloud revolution at the heart of IT is only getting started. As data becomes more and more important, we’re beginning to realise how central a role the database will play in future.