Architecture & Scalability

Architecture & scalability news, information, and how-to advice

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Hands on: Build a Storm analytics solution

Storm lets you create real-time analytics for every conceivable need. Here's a tasty example using Twitter data and source code hosted on GitHub.


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Socket programming for scalable systems

Three iterations of a client-server example demonstrate the timeless utility of Java I/O, while also showcasing the streamlined concurrency and scalability features of NIO and NIO.2.

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The full stack developer is dead, long live the un-stack developer

The un-stack developer uses only the stack technologies that make sense for their software project.

Splice Machine 1.0 offers speedy, scalable SQL on Hadoop

Splice Machine update offers cross-integration with Hadoop apps and supports migration paths from other databases.

In-memory computing brings real-time intelligence to operational systems

In-memory data grids enable instant responses to financial transactions, shopping cart contents, monitoring streams, and other operational data.

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8 big trends in big data analytics

Big data technologies and practices are moving quickly. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the game.

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Stability patterns applied in a RESTful architecture

Learn how stability patterns anticipate the hot-spots of distributed network behavior, then see five patterns applied to RESTful transactions in Jersey and RESTEasy.

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Run anywhere again: Java hooks up with Docker

Officially certified as Java-compliant and supported, Zulu JVM signals Docker's adoption by more mainstream and larger Java-based enterprises.

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12 predictions, 5 years: The future of programming

We gaze into our coding crystal ball to find the sure bets and intriguing developments to target in the next five years.

Four ways Docker fundamentally changes application development

How Docker containers streamline development and deployment, encourage best practices, and enable a new breed of microservices based applications.

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Red Hat ventures into mobile app dev with FeedHenry buy

FeedHenry's Node.js- and MongoDB-powered MBaaS and mobile dev platform will augment Red Hat's open hybrid cloud strategy.

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Docker nets $40 million in funding, hopes to hook bigger fish: Enterprises

Developers and admins are already onboard; now Docker wants to lure enterprises with training and new features.

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What microservices architecture really means

The emerging shared services architecture borrows from the lineage of SOA, but it's ultimately a different animal.

CloudBees enterprise PaaS bites the dust

CloudBees is shutting down its Java PaaS, Run@Cloud -- a sign of the tough market facing enterprise PaaS offerings.

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Swagger aims to become the de facto standard for APIs

Swagger API framework, which defines an interface to REST APIs for easier discovery and access, celebrates its 2.0 release this week.

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How Red Hat can catch the developer train

Red Hat's technology is still top-notch, especially for mission-critical workloads. But the open source leader lacks meaningful partnerships.

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Five ways Docker is taking over the world

Docker is more than a fad -- it's a real-deal technology finding widespread adoption and creating its own ecosystem.

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PaaS shoot-out: Cloud Foundry vs. OpenShift

Cloud Foundry shines with broad application support and stellar ease of use, but OpenShift has the edge in management and automation.

Happy 10th anniversary, Ruby on Rails -- but watch your back

Node.js may have stolen some of its thunder, but when it comes to jobs, Rails talent is still in demand.

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