Are the promises of microservice heaven true? Are they better than monoliths in every way? And does a distributed system save money? We report on the latest advice of various microservices experts speaking at the W-JAX 2015.
Microsoft and Red Hat have joined forces in the world of hybrid cloud computing, announcing greater flexibility for deploying Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. The deal also shines a light on .NET Core technology, sharing even more of the open source love.
Too few developers realise that they are at the centre of revolutionary change in business and beyond, and what power that gives them. ING Bank’s chief architect Henk Kolk explains what outdated truths about software creation remain to be dismantled.
Have you been waiting for more code ‘soundness’ with Rust? Wait no more. A stable and steady agenda from the Rust core team gives us Rust 1.4, with Cargo and Windows support getting a boost along with type system tweaks. Stability has made its mark.
Who’s the sheriff in today’s data centre wild west? Postgres advocate Pierre Fricke looks at the risks that NoSQL will pose in years to come, while doing his best to deflate the Hadoop hype.
Do you think with the mind of a young developer? How do you keep re-educating yourself? What is Flux? And why should programmers be wary of copying patterns? Five IT wisdoms from day #1 at the W-JAX 2015.
Microservices are mainstream, security needs to be talked about more and development and operations should be best friends. Daniel Bryant, Principal Consultant at OpenCredo, shares the lessons he’s learnt from attending the JAX London 2015.
Another dose of Thorben Janssen’s Java news sees a lot of Microservices talk, implementing custom CDI scopes and a real-world example of Project Jigsaw at work. All this and more with the hottest Java links for the week.
You’ve already been acquainted with JAR hell, but what about the horror that may be unleashed by Project Jigsaw in Java 9? Nicolai Parlog takes a look at the possibility of Module Hell, with version conflicts and complex class loading the likely victims.
Conversational practices like DevOps can enable organisations to practice empathy by detecting and narrowing the gap between their customers and their understanding of them, says Jeff Sussna. With that, he revisits the essence of DevOps in empathy.
The blockbuster 2.0.0 release of beloved full-text search engine Elasticsearch has landed. Based on Lucene 5.2.1, Elasticsearch 2.0.0 GA has countless changes for increased productivity, as well as more matured security features, not to mention the new ‘pipeline aggregation’.
JavaOne is happening as we speak and we’ve got Lars Röwekamp reporting on what you want to know from the biggest Java event of the year. His final diary entry for the conference focuses squarely on microservices and Java EE.
In Part IV of his ongoing series on common sense software engineering, blogger Steve Naidamast shares some wisdom he’s accumulated regarding agile methodologies. Newsflash for the young guns out there: what you’re doing isn’t new or revolutionary.