This book is aimed specifically at Java architects and senior developers who want a rapid introduction to how garbage collection works, the different underlying algorithms and memory structures, which collectors are commonly used, and how to choose one over another. It also offers some advise on tuning a collector and programming to generate less garbarge.
This eMag provides a round-up of what we and some of our attendees felt were the most important sessions from QCon London 2015 including Microservices, Containers, Conway’s Law, and properly implementing agile practises.
This eMag discusses some familiar and some not too familiar development approaches and hopefully will give you a helping hand while defining the technology stack for your next mobile application.
This eMag contains a collection of articles and interviews from late 2014 with some of the leading practictioners and theorists in the Web API field. The material here takes the reader on a journey from determining the business case for APIs to a design methodology, meeting implementation challenges, and taking the long view on maintaining public APIs on the Web over time.
Infrastructure configuration management tools are one of the technical pillars of DevOps. They enable infrastructure-as-code, the ability to automate your infrastructure provisioning.
In this eMag, we curated a series of articles that look at automation in the cloud and management at scale. We spoke with leading practitioners who have practical, hands-on experience building efficient scalable solutions that run successfully in the cloud.
Ganesh Prasad makes a clear distinction between the terms "governance" and "management", and shows how the design of these two complementary functions may be approached through the core notion of dependencies. SOA is not just about technology after all, but is a way of thinking that affects the entire organisation.
The release of Java 8 was considered a game changer for the Java platform. With new features like lambda expressions, streams, and the new Date and Time APIs, the Java 8 demonstrates that a language can be modernized without compromising stability or backward compatibility. In this eMag we explore some of the important or lesser known features of Java 8, along with a glimpse of how we got here.
Ganesh Prasad has discovered the secret to unlocking SOA's wasted potential. He aims to reignite SOA practice with a fresh, lightweight yet rigorous method based on the single most important element that underlies all types of system interactions - the notion of dependencies. "Dependency-Oriented Thinking" is the book that reveals these secrets for the first time.
Apache Hadoop is proving useful in deriving insights out of large amounts of data, and is seeing rapid improvements. Hadoop 2 now goes beyond Map-Reduce; it is more modular, pluggable and flexible and it fits a variety of use cases better. We explore this as well as some tools that can help utilize Hadoop better.
Over the past 15 years the term REST has been used and discussed a lot, whether it's when comparing with Web Services, used within the context of Cloud, or of course when talking about use the Web we use every day. In this eMag you will learn about these and other important aspects of REST.