AnyPresence Soups up Enterprise MBaaS Platform- Part 1 of 2

by Martin Monroe Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 30, 2013

Mobile Backend as a Service provider AnyPresence continues to hone their chops. Launching the fifth update to their self-titled platform geared for the enterprise. Co-founder Rich Mendis provides some insights for InfoQ readers…


Microsoft Enterprise Library 6.0 Adds Semantic Logging

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 26, 2013 1

Microsoft has released Enterprise Library 6.0 with a Semantic Logging application block, support for Unity 3.0 and Windows Store apps, simplified usage, better documentation and overall experience.


New Releases of Entity Framework Include First Look at EF 5

by Jenni Konrad Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 04, 2012

This week's Visual Studio 11 Beta release was quickly followed by the new Entity Framework 5 Beta, which has been awaiting features only supported in .NET Framework 4.5. EF 5 adds Enum and Spatial support, Table-Valued Functions, and the option to use LocalDB.


Enterprise Library To Get Auto-Scaling Of Windows Azure Applications

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 01, 2011 3

Windows Azure Integration Pack for Enterprise Library will bring support for a lot of Azure-only scenarios. One of these is auto-scaling of both web and worker roles, depending on various parameters such as CPU Utilization, message queue backlogs, specific date and time or even business metrics (such as # of unprocessed orders).


Microsoft Has Released Enterprise Library 5.0

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 23, 2010 12

Microsoft pattern&practices has released Enterprise Library 5.0, a set of application blocks that can be used as building blocks for enterprise applications, representing Microsoft’s guidance on how to write good applications. The library contains a number of improvements, includes Unity 2.0, and supports .NET 4.0.


Java EE 6, Glassfish 3 and NetBeans 6.8 Released: Q&A with EE 6 Specification Lead Roberto Chinnici

by Charles Humble Follow 983 Followers on  Dec 10, 2009 2

Following the final approval vote for Java EE 6 last week, Sun has today released the Java EE 6 SDK, GlassFish Version 3 and NetBeans 6.8. InfoQ talks to EE 6 Specification Lead Roberto Chinnici about the significance of EE 6 for enterprise Java developers, key architectural lessons gained from working on the specification, and the future direction of the platform.


Will the Web Profile make “Enterprise Java” Attractive to Web Developers?

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 09, 2009 5

The latest version of Enterprise Java, which was approved a few days ago, features a capability for function-based profiles.  The first one published is the Web Profile, which aims at web developers, but it is uncertain if it will be enough to boost the platform’s adoption in a field with so many appealing offers.


Java EE 6 Proposed Final Draft Hints at Future Direction of the Platform

by Charles Humble Follow 983 Followers on  Oct 14, 2009 3

The Proposed Final Draft of the Java EE 6 Platform adds standardised dependency injection and bean validation for the platform, and introduces a new specification for managed beans providing a clear indication of the future direction of the platform.


VMware Acquires SpringSource for $420 Million - Industry Reactions (Updated)

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 11, 2009 15

Today VMware announced they have acquired SpringSource for a mix of approximately $362 million in cash and equity plus the assumption of approximately $58 million of unvested stock and options. Industry reactions soon...


Microsoft Velocity Caching CTP3

by Al Tenhundfeld Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 13, 2009 1

A new version of Microsoft's distributed in-memory application caching platform is available. Velocity CTP3 includes new cache notifications, peformance improvements, security enhancements, and new cluster management options.


Pruning The Deadwood from Java EE

by Charles Humble Follow 983 Followers on  Apr 07, 2009

Java EE 6 begins the process of pruning APIs from the platform, with five likely to get the chop.


Presentation: Facebook: Science and the Social Graph

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 26, 2009 9

In this presentation filmed during QCon SF 2008, Aditya Agarwal discusses Facebook’s architecture, more exactly the software stack used, presenting the advantages and disadvantages of its major components: LAMP (PHP, MySQL), Memcache, Thrift, Scribe.


Java EE 6 Platform Draft Published featuring the Web Profile

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 30, 2009 1

The public draft of the Java EE 6 Platform specification has been published and will remain open for public review and feedback until the 23rd of Feb, 2009. Maybe the most notable part of this delayed draft is the Web Profile, which is first profile in the history of the Java EE platform.


ModuleFusion 1.0.2 Released: Enterprise OSGi Distribution

by James Kao Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 30, 2008

ModuleFusion 1.0.2, an OSGi service stack designed for enterprise applications, was released. The distribution includes frameworks such as Google Guice, Hibernate, and Jetty, packaged as bundles.


The Composite Application Guidance for WPF (Prism) Is Available for Download

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Jul 03, 2008

Microsoft has just released the Composite Application Guidance for WPF-June 2008, also known as Prism.