Architecture & Scalability

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microservices in 2015

Build self-healing distributed systems with Spring Cloud

Meet the challenges of microservices and distributed computing with Netflix-forged components and familiar tools.

7 cool tools for doing devops right

7 cool tools for doing devops right

From Docker to Splunk, get a preview of seven technologies that are helping tech teams bridge the dev and ops divide.

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Why 2015 will be the year of microservices

Promising to accelerate Web and mobile app dev, microservices architecture is a developer-driven phenomenon that many enterprises will benefit from in 2015.

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Are your applications API-ly working together?

Application architectures keep evolving. APIs and microservices are the latest style and make applications “API-ly” work together.

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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