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Pub/sub messaging: Apache Kafka vs. Apache Pulsar

Apache Kafka set the bar for large-scale distributed messaging, but Apache Pulsar has some neat tricks of its own

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Programming languages are now driven by corporations: Should we be worried?

Today, seemingly the only way a new programming language hits the big time is with the generous backing of a megacorp

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New Google project offers Kubernetes building blocks for CI/CD

Tekton is an open-source toolkit for creating cloud-native continuous integration and delivery pipelines on Kubernetes

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Open source licenses may not matter so much any more

The Open Source Initiative won't endorse SSPL, but MongoDB is going forward anyway

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The ugly truth about cloud computing in the enterprise

Enterprise cloud governance is a mess as clouds become the new IT siloes, a sprawl disguised under the “multicloud” or “hybrid cloud” label

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Why you should use SQLite

Learn why this compact embedded relational database shines for many desktop, mobile, and edge computing applications

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CI/CD as a service: 10 tools for continuous integration and delivery in the cloud

From Bitbucket and GitLab to AWS CodePipeline and Travis CI, look to these 10 cloud services to automate your software builds, tests, and deployments

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Eclipse releases GlassFish 5.1 for Java EE 8

Eclipse Foundation reaches a key Jakarta EE milestone with the release of its own GlassFish application server

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18 Node.js and JavaScript libraries for fast and simple microservices

Whether you go serverless or server-full, look to these open source projects to support your Node.js microservices

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What to do when free Java 8 updates end

You have five paid options—from Amazon, Azul, IBM, Oracle, and Red Hat—to get support for the most used version of JDK

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NetBeans 10 adds support for latest Java and PHP

Key to NetBeans 10 is enhanced support for Java Development Kit (JDK) 11 as well as capabilities for PHP and the JUnit 5 testing framework for Java

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13 Java frameworks for rock-solid microservices

Turn to these open source toolkits to build reliable lightweight microservices on the battle-tested JVM

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Python to be guided by a steering council

An expected light touch may mean developers won’t notice much difference in how the language evolves

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Red Hat offers support for open source Java on Windows

Pricing is not disclosed for the new OpenJDK support program

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Choosing your Java IDE

Compare Eclipse, NetBeans, and IntelliJ IDEA for features, usability, and project size and type. Updated December 2018

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JDK 12 beta: The new features coming to Java 12

The first beta builds are available, with switch expressions to improve coding and allow pattern matching, and raw string literals to simplify multiline expressions

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Java 12 could ax raw string literals

The beta capability won’t be ready in time for the March 2019 upgrade

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GitHub alternative strives to be all open source, only open source

Git-based code hosting project Sr.ht aims to blend the best of GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket, while sticking with a copyleft license

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Sorry, Linux. Kubernetes is now the OS that matters

Tech industry giants like IBM are investing in the next operating system, and it’s called Kubernetes

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IBM’s Red Hat buy brings a Java app server dilemma

IBM's Red Hat buy comes with competitive Java products—in a market that's shrinking anyhow

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