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Interview with Spiros Margaris, world's No. 4 of Top 20 Social Influencers in FinTech

[Bit]coin flipping: “Blockchain will go mainstream in the next 5-10 years”

According to a recent article written by the International Monetary Fund’s Andreas Adriano and Hunter Monroe, blockchain “may end up helping” banks despite its original ‘no banks involved’ policy. We talked to Spiros Margaris, one of the top social influencers in FinTech, about the future of blockchain and Bitcoin and the former’s long-term benefits.

The best way to orchestrate Docker is Docker

Docker 1.12 features built-in orchestration

Container orchestration is no joke and, according to the Docker core engineering team, it is at the same stage today as containerization was three years ago. Docker 1.12 contains new API objects such as Service and Node that will allow users to utilize the Docker API to deploy and manage apps on a group of Docker Engines called a swarm. With this new release, “the best way to orchestrate Docker is Docker,” the team claims.

Interview with Jeff Sussna

“Devs and Ops should think about each other as customers” | DevOpsCon

“Every business is becoming a digital business and IT is becoming really central to how companies run their entire business and how they interact with customers.” JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Jeff Sussna, founder and principal of Ingineering.IT and DevOpsCon speaker, about what it takes to succeed in the digital service economy.

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A functional reactive alternative to Spring

Modern-day Spring allows you to be pretty concise. You can get an elaborate web service up and running using very little code. But when you write idiomatic Spring, you find yourself strewing your code with lots of magic annotations whose function and behavior are hidden within complex framework code and documentation.

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Poll: Should Java EE be developed independently from Oracle?

The discussion about the current state of Java EE continues. We’ve asked some Java EE Guardians to comment on the future of Java EE and whether the community should take over the reigns. Now it’s time to ask you the following question: Should Java EE be developed independently from Oracle?

Interview with Mitchell Hashimoto, founder of HashiCorp

“It’s safe now to move to the cloud” | DevOpsCon

More and more companies are now choosing to migrate their services to the cloud. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Mitchell Hashimoto, founder of HashiCorp and DevOpsCon speaker, about why it’s safe now to move to the cloud and what precautionary measures should be taken before diving into the cloud.

Interview with Tracy Miranda, cofounder of Kichwa Coders

How can you hire more women engineers? “Show off your community spirit”

Why do most IT companies have so few female engineers? How can they hire more women engineers? If only we knew the answers to these questions….We talked to Tracy Miranda, cofounder of Kichwa Coders, a software consultancy specializing in Eclipse tools for science and embedded software, about how employers can persuade female engineers to join their companies.