SQLFire: Scalable SQL instead of NoSQL

Posted by Jags Ramnaraya  on  Oct 12, 2011 Posted by Jags Ramnaraya Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 12, 2011

Jags Ramnaraya presents SQLFire and how SQL can be used for modern data stores backing online highly scalable applications by using a different consistency model and sharing nothing persistence.


Multi-Platform Messaging with RabbitMQ

Posted by Rob Harrop  on  Oct 04, 2011 1 Posted by Rob Harrop Follow 2 Followers  on  Oct 04, 2011 1

Rob Harrop demoes how to use RabbitMQ from a variety of languages (Java, Python, Ruby and Erlang) and different environments using AMQP and STOMP to achieve for multi-platform communication.


Orion: Software Development in the Browser

Posted by Boris Bokowski  on  Sep 26, 2011 Posted by Boris Bokowski Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 26, 2011

Boris Bokowski introduces Orion, a web-based development tool, explaining its design principles: integrating several Internet technologies, such as HTTP, REST, JSON, OAuth, OpenID, and others.


Building Scalable Systems: an Asynchronous Approach

Posted by Theo Schlossnagle  on  Sep 21, 2011 1 Posted by Theo Schlossnagle Follow 1 Followers  on  Sep 21, 2011 1

Theo Schlossnagle expresses his opinion on Big Data, NoSQL, cloud, system architecture and design, then he discusses the benefit of using asynchronous queues for building scalable systems.


A Brief History of the (Java) World and a Peek Forward

Posted by Neal Gafter  on  Sep 16, 2011 1 Posted by Neal Gafter Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 16, 2011 1

Neal Gafter reviews the long history of Java from its inception to the present and makes an incursion into what he thinks will be a great future and guessing what might come in Java SE 9+ after 2014.


WebSockets: The Web Communication Revolution

Posted by Brad Drysdale  on  Sep 09, 2011 Posted by Brad Drysdale Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 09, 2011

Brad Drysdale makes a case for WebSockets, comparing it with current solutions – HTTP, AJAX, Comet-, and showing its low overhead and latency, making it a better solution for today’s web applications.


Do You Really Get Memory?

Posted by Jevgeni Kabanov  on  Aug 29, 2011 2 Posted by Jevgeni Kabanov Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 29, 2011 2

Jevgeni Kabanov creates a CPU model in Java in an attempt to explain the underlying mechanism of memory performance bottlenecks and the need for a correlated hardware, OS and JVM improvement.


Clojure: Towards The Essence Of Programming

Posted by Howard Lewis Ship  on  Aug 22, 2011 8 Posted by Howard Lewis Ship Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 22, 2011 8

Howard Lewis Ship talks about Clojure, a language more concise, testable, and readable than Java, letting the developer to focus on his work rather than a verbose syntax.


Above the Clouds: Introducing Akka

Posted by Jonas Bonér  on  Aug 15, 2011 Posted by Jonas Bonér Follow 14 Followers  on  Aug 15, 2011

Jonas Bonér introduces Akka, a JVM platform that wants to address the complex problems of concurrency, scalability and fault tolerance using Actors, STM and self-healing from crashes.


What’s Next in Continuous Integration?

Posted by Kohsuke Kawaguchi  on  Aug 08, 2011 3 Posted by Kohsuke Kawaguchi Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 08, 2011 3

Kohsuke Kawaguchi discusses the future of Continuous Integration and Jenkins as they will be influenced by virtualization, cloud computing, DVCS and analysis software.


Enterprise Apps in 2011 and Beyond

Posted by Adrian Colyer  on  Aug 04, 2011 Posted by Adrian Colyer Follow 10 Followers  on  Aug 04, 2011

Adrian Colyer discusses the current trends in cloud computing, covering especially PaaS with a reference at Cloud Foundry, and focusing on how it impacts enterprise application design and development.