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Oracle Shares Their Strategy for Java EE with the JCP Executive Committee

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 11, 2016 1

Anil Gaur, Oracle Group Vice President with responsibility for Java EE and WebLogic Server, was invited to speak at the last JCP Executive Committee meeting to shed some light on the future of Java EE. The core of his message was that enterprise programming is changing, and that Oracle wants to adapt to it. However, questions from the EC members indicated that the plan is still unclear.

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Categories of Monoliths

by Mark Little Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 11, 2016 1

Derek Ashmore details the different types of monoliths he has come across with a view to subsequently describing how they may be broken down into more manageable components/microservices.

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Oracle Unveils Plan to Revamp Java EE 8 for the Cloud

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 15, 2016 7

In a recent interview, Thomas Kurian, president of product development at Oracle, announced a set of improvements for Java EE 8. The move is believed to be designed to appease recent critics (like those coming from the Java EE Guardians) and divergent efforts (like the MicroProfile). Although the information at the moment is scarce, further details are to be unveiled at JavaOne 2016.

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Impact of Java EE 8 Hiatus on Tomcat 9 Highlighted at SpringOne

by Charles Humble Follow 290 Followers on  Aug 04, 2016

Mark Thomas (markt@apache.org) gave an update on the Apache Tomcat roadmap on the first day of the SpringOne Platform conference in Las Vegas this week, in which he brought up the fact that the ongoing delays to Java EE 8, something we've highlighted on InfoQ before, are also causing problems for the Apache Tomcat team.

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Java EE Vendors and the London JUG Announce New MicroProfile

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 15, 2016

During the last DevNation Conference, Red Hat, IBM, Tomitribe, Payara, and the London Java Community announced the creation of the MicroProfile, a new initiative to try and leverage Java EE technologies to create a vendor-neutral microservices framework. The goal is to have a first public version by September 2016, allowing developers to create portable microservices in Java more easily.

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Stagnation with Java EE 8: Can the Java Community Make a Difference?

by Michael Redlich Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 09, 2016 9

There is a lot of concern of late surrounding Oracle’s commitment to Java EE. InfoQ broke the news last month in an article about the Java EE Guardians. Spring Data project lead Oliver Gierke at Pivotal expressed his thoughts on the potential impact to the Java community.

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New JSON Binding Library Is Ready for Public Review

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 20, 2016 4

JSON-B, the JSON binding library expected to be added to Java EE 8, has been released for public review. The library builds on top of JSON Processing, and intends to provide a standard alternative to popular libraries like Jackson or Gson. The JSR is only targeted for inclusion Java EE though, meaning users of Java SE will still need to make use of external libraries.

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Java EE Guardians Unite to Save Java EE

by Monica Beckwith Follow 199 Followers on  Jun 17, 2016 29

The Java EE Guardians are a veritable who’s who of Java luminaries, including “Father of Java” James Gosling, former evangelists Reza Rahman and many other Java technorati. This news article covers their newly formed movement and important information on the charter.

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Simplifying Database Queries with Jinq

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Mar 21, 2016 11

Jinq, a library to provide a DSL for database queries, has been made available for Java and Scala. The work is inspired by .NET's LINQ, and aims at enabling easy-to-write queries with support for type safety. As commented by Ming-Yee Iu, creator of the tool, work on Jinq started in 2006 under project name Queryll; however, the adoption of lambdas in Java 8 is what has realised its full potential.

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Java EE and Microservices in 2016?

by Mark Little Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 14, 2016 8

At the end of 2015 Steve Millidge from C2B2 and a co-founder of Payara predicted that 2016 would be the year of Java EE microservices. Many efforts would tend to agree, including WildFly, TomEE and the KumuluzEE framework. However, other developers believe that there are fundamental problems with Java EE which make it a poor choice for microservices.

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Microservices, DevOps and PaaS - The Impact on Modern Java EE Architecture

by Daniel Bryant Follow 213 Followers on  Nov 27, 2015 9

InfoQ sat down with Markus Eisele, developer advocate at Red Hat, at the Devoxx BE conference, and asked about his thoughts on implementing microservice architectures within large-scale enterprise organisations. The conversation was primarily based on his recent O'Reilly mini-book publication, “Modern Java EE Design Patterns: Building Scalable Architecture for Sustainable Enterprise Development".

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JavaOne 2015 Preview

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 25, 2015

In preparation for JavaOne 2015, InfoQ held a Q&A session with a number of speakers at this year's conference that caught our eye.

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Plumbr Adds Slow Query Detection

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 15, 2015

JVM monitoring vendor Plumbr has added slow query detection to its flagship product. With this addition, Plumbr now detects four types of problems: Memory Leaks, Garbage Collection Inefficiencies, Locked Threads and Expensive JDBC Operations.

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Ed Burns Discusses HTTP/2 and the Java EE Servlet 4 Specification

by Daniel Bryant Follow 213 Followers on  Mar 30, 2015

At JavaLand 2015, Ed Burns provided an overview of the Java EE Servlet 4.0 specification (JSR 369), the main focus of which is to introduce HTTP/2 support into the Java EE Platform. HTTP/2 aims to overcome problems with the existing HTTP specification, and new features include request/response multiplexing, binary framing, stream prioritisation, server push and header compression.

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Arun Gupta: Recipes for Deploying Java EE Apps with Docker and Kubernetes

by Daniel Bryant Follow 213 Followers on  Mar 28, 2015

At JavaLand 2015, Arun Gupta presented several ‘recipes’ for deploying Java EE applications using Docker and Kubernetes. Gupta stated that containers are beneficial for deploying and managing applications, as they provide faster deployment, isolation and portability. The use of a container cluster manager, such as Kubernetes, also ensures availability and scalability.

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