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  • Why Change Intelligence Is Necessary to Effectively Troubleshoot Modern Applications

    Change Intelligence is often a missing component in incident management. Successfully correlating monitoring and observability data to arrive allows engineers to arrive at the root cause more rapidly. Telemetry provides the building blocks that enable change intelligence to identify and map the root cause, based on changes in the system and their broader impact.

  • Java InfoQ Trends Report—December 2021

    This article provides a summary of how the InfoQ Java editorial team and various Java Champions currently see the adoption of technology and emerging trends within the Java and JVM space in 2021.

  • Six Features From Java 12 to 17 to Get Excited About!

    Oracle maintains an ambitious release schedule for new versions of Java, having one fixed release every six months. Although frequent, only some versions are considered long-term support, which means they’ll have premium maintenance for three years. In this article, I review some of the language additions between Java 12 and 17, for anyone interested in what’s been happening since Java 11.

  • Lightweight External Business Rules

    Complex enterprise applications usually come with varying business logic. Such conditions and subsequent system actions, known as rules, are ever varying and demand involvement of domain specific knowledge more than technology and programming. The rules must reside outside the codebase, authored by people with core domain expertise with minimal tech knowledge.

  • Introducing the KivaKit Framework

    In this article, we take a brief tour of the KivaKit open source Java microservices application framework. KivaKit is a collection of mini-frameworks designed to work together. Each mini-framework is described in more detail at https://www.kivakit.org as well as on Jonathan Locke’s blog State of the Art.

  • Why and How to Upgrade to Java 16 or 17

    Java 17, the next Long Term Support (LTS) release, will be released on September 14, 2021. Unfortunately, many applications are still running on versions of Java before Java 11, the latest LTS. This article explains why you should upgrade your applications and how to do so relatively quickly. Practical examples are provided on what might break in your application and how to resolve it.

  • Kotlin at Ten. Interview with JetBrains’ Roman Elizarov

    JetBrains unveiled Kotlin in July 2011, aiming to create a modern, general-purpose programming language running on the JVM as well as on the Web. Kotlin has quickly seen huge adoption, especially for Android app development. InfoQ has taken the chance to speak with Kotlin project lead at JetBrains Roman Elizarov to learn more about the origins of the language and its future.

  • What's New in Java 16

    Java 16 was released in March of 2021 as a GA build meant to be used in production. And Java 17, the next LTS build, is scheduled to be released this September. Java 17 will be packed with a lot of improvements and language enhancements, most of which are a culmination of all the new features and changes that have been delivered since Java 11.

  • Implementing Pipeline Microservicilities with Tekton

    Microservicilities is a list of cross-cutting concerns that a service must implement apart from the business logic. These concerns include invocation, elasticity and resiliency, among others. This article describes how a service mesh such as Istio may be used to implement these concerns.

  • Implementing Microservicilites with Istio

    Microservicilities is a list of cross-cutting concerns that a service must implement apart from the business logic. These concerns include invocation, elasticity and resiliency, among others. This article describes how a service mesh such as Istio may be used to implement these concerns.

  • Quick and Seamless Release Management for Java Projects with JReleaser

    Andres Almiray's quest to learn Go led him to discover GoReleaser and its multiple benefits to managing Go projects. Inspired by a conversation with Max Andersen about the manner in which JBang manages releases on multiple platforms, Almiray embarked on a journey to build a flexible release tool for the Java ecosystem. InfoQ spoke to Almiray for a detailed view of JReleaser.

  • Cameron Purdy Explains Ecstasy - a New Cloud Native Environment

    In this interview, Cameron Purdy discusses Ecstasy - a new Cloud Native programming system and runtime. It is designed to be highly scalable and able to achieve very high density in Cloud environments. The project is taking shape but not at the release stage yet.

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