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In the first half of his look at the Caching API, Anatole Tresch explains how to access a cache as well as cache events. While the API might be classified as simple and easy to use, there are some elements that could confuse users or even lead to possible issues.
Etsy engineer Bethany Macri speaks about the company’s decision to move from Postgres to MySQL and the tools and workplace culture their software has used to take a successful DevOps approach.
Cloud is big, cloud is business and cloud is suddenly everywhere. Four big companies currently dominate the field, but have Dell left it too late to join the party? With Dell buying out EMC, Stoyan Mitov shares his thoughts on the crowded cloud market.
What is the right technical and cultural response to the failure of a highly available system? At the JAX London, software architecture expert Jeremy Deane lead two sessions on the importance of resiliency and the challenges of technical change – we spoke to him about diffusion techniques and blameless work culture.
A massive merger between two companies brings together an impressive amount of hardware and software prowess. But with Dell acquiring EMC, what’ll be the focus? Will Pivotal still go public? What about Spring? Many are asking the same questions.
Do you really want to hire somebody that’s good at making themselves look good? Or are you looking for a certain skill-set? Perhaps you need to shape your job spec differently, or recognise non-traditional talent. How do you define expertise?
What do we do when microservices fail? What do we do when programmers fail? What have we improved in high-speed systems over the years? And what are the risks of unit testing? We take a look at the some of the most important takeaways from this year’s JAX London.
After her session at the JAX London, we spoke to former Goldman Sachs vice president Vinita Rathi about the company’s DevOps approach and the delay problems faced by programmers in large companies.
Are you a junior or a senior developer? Perhaps you’re somewhere in the middle, but how do you know for sure? We look into what differentiates each rank and how experience plays the major part in determining your position and authority.
Why are post-its yellow? And what does that mean for product managers? How much of the code that we write actually makes a difference? And what is the whole point of IT? We look back on six key learnings from the first day of the main JAX London conference.
Have you been interested in trying out Apache JMeter? Nicolai Parlog presents a useful tutorial to help you load test your web app, create a test plan, execute it and benchmark your application.
The recent ECJ ruling on the ‘Safe Harbour’ of data may prove to have drastic consequences on businesses relying heavily on cloud computing. So what kinds of challenges can the industry expect to face? We asked two cloud computing experts.
Thorben Janssen once again brings us the latest Java news including building and deploying microservices with Java EE, some conference preparation tips and Trisha Gee’s latest article in her Code Review series. Check out the week’s hottest Java links.