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Introducing Immutant

Posted by Jim Crossley  on  Jul 09, 2012 1

Jim Crossley introduces Immutant – an application server for Clojure, inspired by TorqueBox and powered by JBoss AS7 –, showing a demo application, how to use it, and exploring its API.

Cloud Foundry: Inside the Machine

Posted by Derek Collison  on  Feb 17, 2012

Derek Collison presents Cloud Foundry’s architecture with details on the Cloud Controller, the Service Provisioning Agent, the Droplet Execution Agent, and the Messaging System.

How to get the most out of Spring and Google App Engine

Posted by Chris Ramsdale  on  Jan 20, 2012

Chris Ramsdale shows how to build Spring apps on Google App Engine, covering performance Google SQL Service and other advanced topics.

DataMapper on Infinispan: Clustered NoSQL

Posted by Lance Ball  on  Nov 28, 2011 1

Lance Ball presents DataMapper, a Ruby ORM library, along with Infinispan, Hibernate Search, Lucene, all running on JBoss AS7 and accessed through TorqueBox, a JRuby application server.

Introducing Apache Tomcat 7

Posted by Mark Thomas  on  Feb 07, 2011 1

Mark Thomas reviews some of the new features available in Apache Tomcat 7, including: Servlet 3.0, JSP 2.2, EL 2.2, asynchronous request processing, memory leak protection, and security improvements.

Modern SOA Infrastructure and Open Source

Posted by Mark Little  on  Jan 12, 2011

Mark Little presents the constituents of a modern SOI and where open source implementations stand in terms of standards, tools, ease of use, performance and reliability.

What’s New in dm Server 2.0?

Posted by Ben Hale  on  Mar 04, 2010

New in dm Server 2.0: web bundles, SLF4J/LogBack, plan files, Integrated ConfigAdmin, remote repo for dynamic bundle download, improved admin console, SSH-enabled console, unified user/pass store.

Evolving the Key/Value Programming Model to a Higher Level

Posted by Billy Newport  on  Jan 19, 2010 6

Billy Newport discusses the ways that developers interact with key/value stores, entity vs column-oriented approaches, sync vs async operations, large data sets, and collocating closures and data.

Pimp My Architecture

Posted by Dan North  on  Nov 12, 2009 8

Dan North discusses an example of rearchitecting an application without rewriting it from scratch, and explains general strategies for a holistic rearchitecture.

Pouring Data on Troubled Markets - Quantitative Portfolio Management Technology at BGI

Posted by Eoin Woods  on  Nov 05, 2009

Eoin Woods explains how Barclays Global Investors (BGI) designed Apex to meet the challenges it faces and the Java technologies which were chosen for an architecture with variations on standard J2EE.

Performance Tuning for Apache Tomcat

Posted by Mark Thomas  on  Aug 16, 2009 3

Mark Thomas, a member of the Tomcat PMC, explains the tuning process for Tomcat, JVM and the applications running on them considering different usage patterns, hardware and network configurations.

OSGi for Application Developers

Posted by Neil Bartlett  on  Aug 05, 2009 2

Neil Bartlett presents OSGi to Java developers: an introduction to OSGi, infrastructure projects using OSGi, the partial failure of OOP, the benefits of using COP, plus a demo.

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