The authors demonstrate Apache Tomcat's stability under high load, describe some do's (and some don'ts!), explain how to performance test a Servlet-based application, etc.
Craig Walls presents the latest that Spring Social has to offer, including integration with Spring Security, automatic reconnect, and a dramatically simpler configuration model using Spring Boot.
The authors focus on POJO persistence over Cassandra, including automatic Cassandra schema generation and Spring context configuration using both XML and Java.
Roman Shaposhnik discusses more advanced features of HDFS, in addition to how YARN has enabled businesses to massively scale their systems beyond what was previously possible.
Rossen Stoyanchev overviews the areas in which the Spring framework has evolved along with highlights of specific noteworthy features from the most recent releases.
Garrett Wampole describes an experimental methodology of applying Enterprise Integration Patterns to the near real-time processing of surveillance radar data, developed by MITRE.
Sergi Almar reviews the architecture behind WebSocket and tries to show how to build highly scalable applications with it.
Gary Russell examines in detail many of the new features of Spring Integration 3.0 and 4.0 releases through hands-on demonstration.
Juergen Hoeller illustrates basic Spring Framework 4.0 concepts and selected Java 8 features within Spring's programming model, exploring the impact on application architectures.
Brian Goetz keynotes on Java’s history, evolution and its future, how it is going to meet the needs of today’s programming.
Rob Winch shows how to incrementally build security into an application, highlighting the new features in Spring Security 4 along the way.
Juergen Hoeller and Stéphane Nicoll present major new features in Spring Framework 4.1: the numerous improvements around the caching abstraction, and messaging-related features.