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  • DevOps Follow 298 Followers

    Q&A with Elton Stoneman on Migrating Workloads and Running Docker on Windows

    by Manuel Pais Follow 6 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

    These are still early days for Docker on Windows but the possibilities in terms of workloads keeps growing. InfoQ spoke with Elton Stoneman, author of the book Docker on Windows, and speaker at the recent WinOps conference, to understand how to run containers on Windows and which kind of workloads are a good choice for migration.

  • Java Follow 424 Followers

    Under The Hood with the JVM's Automatic Resource Management

    by Ben Evans Follow 12 Followers on  May 20, 2017 3

    The deprecation of Object::finalize is an unusual step for the Java ecosystem. We dive deep into the Hotspot JVM to see how it works. We also compare it to RAII and the Java 7, try-with-resources syntax. The article contrasts these very different approaches to automatic resource management, and explains why TWR should be used in place of finalization by application programmers.

  • Cloud Follow 81 Followers

    The Three Generations of AWS

    by Noah Zoschke Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 21, 2016 1

    When building a new system on AWS we are faced with three architectural choices around application packaging, runtime service and load balancing service. This article looks at these three options, and concludes that the Amazon EC2 Container Service provides the best architectural option for today's applications.

Java Follow 424 Followers

What the JIT!? Anatomy of the OpenJDK HotSpot VM

Posted by Monica Beckwith Follow 190 Followers on  Jun 28, 2016

If you ever wondered what happens when your bytecode executes, join former Oracle G1GC perf-lead Monica Beckwith in her guided tour of JIT compilation and runtime optimizations in OpenJDK HotSpot VM.

Development Follow 183 Followers

Top 10 Performance Mistakes

Posted by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 24, 2016

Martin Thompson, co-founder of LMAX, keynoted at QCon São Paulo 2016, outlining the top 10 performance related mistakes that he has encountered in production.

Java Follow 424 Followers

Easily Create Java Agents with Byte Buddy

Posted by Rafael Winterhalter Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 08, 2015

In this article Rafael Winterhalter, creator of the bytecode manipulation tool Byte Buddy, provides detailed guidance on how to easily create Java agents using Byte Buddy.

Mobile Follow 65 Followers

Understanding Bitcode for iOS Applications

Posted by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 15, 2015

When Apple released Xcode 7, they also enabled applications to be distributed to the AppStore through bitcode, instead of per-processor target files. InfoQ looks under the covers at what Bitcode is.

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Packet Inspection for Unauthorized OS Detection in Enterprises

Posted by Rohit Tyagi Follow 0 Followers , Tuhin Paul Follow 0 Followers , B.S. Manoj Follow 0 Followers , B. Thanudas Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 10, 2015

The authors discuss an approach that uses TCP SYN packets for OS fingerprinting to detect the presence of unauthorized OSs in an enterprise. 3

.NET Follow 126 Followers

Fighting Developer Fatigue with JNBridge

Posted by Wayne Citrin Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 01, 2015

Overwhelmed the flood of new languages and libraries? JNBridge helps alleviate developer fatigue by mixing the libraries you know with the language you are learning.

Java Follow 424 Followers

A Post-Apocalyptic sun.misc.Unsafe World

Posted by Christoph Engelbert Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 30, 2015

A resolution to the debate around dropping sun.misc.Unsafe and other private APIs in Java 9 is now on the table. The big question remains: What will a post sun.misc.Unsafe world look like? 7

Java Follow 424 Followers

Java Bytecode: Bending the Rules

Posted by Rafael Winterhalter Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 10, 2015

Few developers ever work with Java bytecode directly, but bytecode format is not difficult to grok. In this article Rafael Winterhalter takes us on a tour of Java bytecode & some of its capabilities.

Java Follow 424 Followers

Secrets of the Bytecode Ninjas

Posted by Ben Evans Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 24, 2015

Java is defined by the Java Language Spec, but the resulting bytecode is defined by a completely separate standard. This article looks at the structure of class files and how to create them directly.

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