Gunnar Hillert provides an overview of the current landscape and illustrate the choices the Spring XD team has made for its user interface.
Jeremy Gibbons explains categories, focusing on them as an organizing principle helpful in managing generic libraries.
Dean Wampler takes a look at SQL’s resurgence and specific example technologies, including: NewSQL, Hybrid SQL, SQL abstractions on top of file-based data, SQL as a functional programming language.
Peter Bourgon provides a practical introduction to Conflict-free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) and describes a production CRDT system built at SoundCloud to serve several product features.
Mark Madsen explains the history of databases and data processing over the past decades and looks where the industry will go.
Tim Rath explains how and why Amazon incorporated more powerful testing methodologies, ultimately leading them to the use of formal methods where TLA+ has become a cornerstone to our overall strategy.
John Hann presents the benefits of using RaveJS. Rave eliminates configuration, machinery, and complexity.
Brian Clozel, Rossen Stoyanchev discuss Spring MVC performance techniques aimed at keeping users happy.
Chris Beams shares his findings from over two years of research into bitcoin and related technologies.
Greg Young advises understanding the pros and cons of a system’s concepts and environments in order to avoid oscillating between options or choosing the wrong ones.
Michael Plöd addresses the advanced usage of Spring's caching abstraction such as integrating a cache provider that is not integrated by the default Spring Package and overviews JCache. Demos.
Elasticity is a key component in reactive systems and James Ward navigates the different characteristics of different implementations of this concept: Akka, Scala, RxJava, and more.