Managing a cloud environment is very different from managing servers inside the wall. On JavaOne Shanghai 2013, Kevin Nilson, the VP of Engineering at just.me, gave a talk on what needs to be done after deploying to the cloud, and he covered a lot on what an ops needs to take care of on AWS environment.
MetaModel - an Apache Incubator project – is a Java library used to browse, query and update various types of data stores including traditional SQL databases, unusual stores such as CSV or Excel, or the more modern NoSQL stores in a uniform and programmatic way.
Commitment is a graphical business novel about managing project risks with “Real Options”, a way of thinking to improve your decision making. InfoQ attended the book launch on May 14 in Amersfoort, The Netherlands and spoke with the authors about decision making, risks and technical debt.
Kai Wähner explains the differences between an integration framework, an ESB and a suite, following with advice for selecting the right one from existing commercial and open source solutions. 17
Capers Jones compares the effectiveness of Agile and Scrum with a sample of contemporary software development methods using several standard metrics. 18
To refactor legacy code, the ideal is to have a suite of unit tests to prevent regressions. However it's not always that easy. This article describes a methodology to safely refactor legacy code. 5
"Enterprise Software Delivery" is the latest book by Alan W. Brown, and is a must-read guide for anybody concerned with the development and delivery of software in a large organisation.
During JUDCon China 2012 Red Hat's Aleš Justin introduced Project CapeDwarf, a Google AppEngine API implemented with JBoss and other open source libraries. We spoke to him afterwards to find out more.
We spoke with Chris Patterson, Senior Program Manager Team Foundation Server about the role of automated builds and continuous delivery in modern application development. 1
C++11 marks an effort modernize C++'s role in today's software development. InfoQ speaks with Barbara Moo regarding her new book, C++ Primer, Fifth Edition and the goals for C++11. 7
This articles explains how to build Java APIs for uploading data and implementing search for Amazon Cloud Search. to simplify embedding Amazon Cloud Search functionality into custom applications.
AWS provides two services - Amazon Simple Notification Service and Amazon Simple Queue Service. This article shows how to combine them to build a flexible pub/sub service 1