This is a story about four cross-functional scrum/DevOps/feature teams delivering and managing a business-critical 24/7 system used by vessel-traffic services operators and many other users, a compendium of topics that derive from our more than four years of agile and scrum practices at the Port of Rotterdam, one of the world's busiest ports.
There are hundreds of thousands of mobile applications for nearly every purpose in the iOS or Android app stores. Usually they are created with Objective-C toolstacks for iOS devices and Java based for Android handsets. In this article we would like to show you two not so common ways to build native apps with Java and Xtend which help to share code between both worlds and simplify development.
Taste Test, by Matt Jaynes, is a book that uses a simple scenario to compare Ansible, SaltStack, Chef and Puppet. On the recently released 2nd edition it adds new chapters on Docker, the communities around the tools, and how they fare on security. InfoQ took this opportunity to talk with Matt to know more about his thoughts on the tools and his approach to configuration management when consulting.
Cindy Walker spoke at Enterprise Data World Conference about using semantic approaches to augment data management practices. InfoQ spoke with her about these best practices and data analytics.
How multi User Performance testing using modern data visualisation techniques gaines early insight into location specific performance and application areas that may have "sleeping" performance issues.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon New York 2014 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
Prior to JDK8 class metadata and constants would live in an area called the “permanent generation”. In JDK8 PermGen has now moved to native memory, to an area known as the “Metaspace”. 2
Search engines are developed using standard sets of test cases to measure the effectiveness of alternative approaches. This article talks about TREC project used to measure quality of search results.
VRaptor's latest version 4 CDI MVC framework is now available. In this article we take a tour of how to use this simple but powerful framework to build web applications 2
Configuration management tools are a hot topic on IT. InfoQ reached out to users of each of the major tools (Ansible, CFEngine, Chef, Puppet and SaltStack) to ask them about their experiences.
How should organizations plan for a cloud environment and optimize it for efficiency at scale? InfoQ reached out to 3 leading cloud practitioners to uncover practical advice on this topic.