This article describes the concept of Big Memory and concentrates on its applicability to managed execution models like the one used in Microsoft’s Common Language Runtime (CLR). A few different approaches are suggested to resolve GC pausing issues that arise when a managed process starts to store over a few million objects.
Developer fatigue is the overwhelming frustration felt by developers who are under pressure to keep current with a flood of new languages, libraries, frameworks, platforms and programming models. JNBridge offers a way to help alleviate developer fatigue by allowing you to mix the libraries you know with code written in the language you are learning.
In this article, the authors discuss modularity and projectional editing concepts used to design programming languages, using a language workbench (LWB) like Jetbrains' MPS. They discuss how they used these techniques in three different domains: embedded-software development, requirements engineering, and insurance rules.
An introduction to Amazon's ECS, their container management and clustering service, featuring a walk-through example for deploying your first container cluster and the underlying tasks and services.
An interview with Google's William Vambenepe, who's lead product manager for Big Data services, to ask him about the shift from products to services when working with Big Data.
After a flurry of activity from thier open working group Swagger 2.0 was officially released in September 2014. Since then responsibliity for leading Swagger would be handed over to SmartBear.
"BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests. 4
This article introduces gilt.com's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, which allows the company to operate a resilient cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. 11
Bulk data is usually accessed via files & FTP. As collaboration migrates to APIs, what are the requirements for data APIs? Here we describe a meta-data driven architecture for bulk data ingestion.
Faced with the lack of solutions for secure distribution of AWS access keys to developers, AdRoll decided to build their own open source Hologram. Adair details the process, design and main features.
Matt Honeycutt introduces SpecsFor, a .NET unit and integration test framework, explaining how to set it up, how to create the first tests, and provides a few hints on advanced usage scenarios. 4
Mike McQuaid, Software Engineer at GitHub, has written "Git in Practice" which provides over 60 techniques for working with and managing Git projects. InfoQ caught up with Mike, and asked about it.