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And the increasing use of Java in finance

Take advantage of Java 8: The change is very much worth it

The fact that Java is one of the hottest programming languages in finance is no secret. However, making the shift to Java 8 might not be so easy, especially since coding in Java 8 is different to coding in previous versions of Java. In this post, JAX Finance speaker Stephen Colebourne explains why developers *should* make the shift to Java 8.

Interview with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of the Hyperledger Project

Brian Behlendorf explains the DevOps of Blockchain

Gartner gave blockchain a huge pat on its back when it included this technology in its Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017. But will it be smooth sailing from here on? We invited Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of the Hyperledger Project to talk about the project’s most important accomplishments and how countless industries can benefit from blockchain’s use.

Financial IT stories

Does DevOps have value in finance?

How does DevOps fit into the world of finance? Can the cultural shift help the financial service industry to deliver software faster? And, more importantly, what’s in it for financial professionals?

John Davies' session | JAX Finance 2016

Fast Data & Analytics — SQL, NoSQL, IMDGs, Hadoop, Spark. What next?

Twenty years ago we were just learning how to hook up the new Java language to our relational database to run queries. Five years later and the first IMDGs are starting to appear on the scene and things get faster. Another 5 years and we get NoSQL, finally we can get rid of the ORM, NoSQL works nicely with IMDGs too. Then comes Hadoop and for some bizarre reason we start to see ORM coming back – something’s wrong. What next?

[Bit]coin flipping

Wall Street clearinghouse puts Bitcoin technology to good use

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, a firm which offers back-end trading services to countless Wall Street companies, announced plans to replace one of its central databases with a distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework. The project will not use Bitcoin’s blockchain —instead, it is building a distributed ledger which will be open exclusively to invited parties.