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Chaos Engineering at LinkedIn: The “LinkedOut” Failure Injection Testing Framework

by Daniel Bryant Follow 636 Followers on  Jun 24, 2018

The LinkedIn Engineering team have recently discussed their “LinkedOut” failure injection testing framework. Hypotheses about service resilience can be formulated and failure triggers injected via the LinkedIn LiX A/B testing framework or via data in a cookie that is passed through the call stack using the Invocation Context (IC) framework. Failure scenarios include errors, delays and timeouts.

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Scaling Network Automation at Facebook Using Zero-Touch Provisioning

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 24, 2018

Facebook’s global network consists of both wide-area backbone networks and edge Points-of-Presence, which support end-user facing requests and internal traffic. To meet increased provisioning and maintenance demands, the network engineering team built Vending Machine - a workflow framework that utilizes Zero Touch Provisioning to perform any kind of configuration on network devices.

Development Follow 549 Followers

Rust 1.27 Adds Support for SIMD

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 23, 2018

SIMD support is the most notable new feature in Rust 1.27, along with a more explicit syntax for traits.

Java Follow 835 Followers

The MicroProfile Community Influence on Jakarta EE

by Michael Redlich Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 22, 2018

James Roper, senior developer and co-creator of the Lagom microservices framework at Lightbend, was recently named a committer for Eclipse MicroProfile. As the first committer to represent Lightbend, Roper shared his journey and the MicroProfile community influence on Jakarta EE. InfoQ spoke to Roper about his experiences and reached out to fellow MicroProfile committers for their input.

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.NET Core Completes Move to RyuJIT

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Jun 22, 2018

The .NET Core CLR team has announced that their next-generation just-in-time compiler RyuJIT is now completely powering the .NET Core platform. This change makes four architectures available (x86, x64, ARM32, and ARM64) to .NET Core developers. Furthermore, all will benefit from a fast modern compiler design.

Java Follow 835 Followers

Oracle Announce New Support Pricing Structure for Java

by Ben Evans Follow 22 Followers on  Jun 22, 2018

Oracle have announced a new pricing model for commercial support for Java. Considerably simpler, it seems to be of most interest to enterprise deployments.

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Java Community Aims to Quantify Java 9 Adoption

by Ben Evans Follow 22 Followers on  Jun 22, 2018

The Java community, led by the London Java Community and several Java Champions has launched an effort to quantify the adoption of Java 9 across popular open source projects.

Architecture & Design Follow 1880 Followers

Strategies for Decomposing a System into Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 29 Followers on  Jun 21, 2018

A couple of years ago, Vladik Khononov and his team decided to start using microservices, but a few months later they found themselves in a huge mess. They concentrated on new cool technologies instead of thinking about how to decompose a system into microservices — finding the boundaries and where different functionalities should be located among these boundaries.

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The Current State of Java Value Types

by Ben Evans Follow 22 Followers on  Jun 21, 2018 2

Oracle has been working to bring value types to the Java language and runtime. We present an update on the current status of this work.

Culture & Methods Follow 577 Followers

The Power of Serendipity and Networking

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Jun 21, 2018

Meeting new people gets you out of your own head. It’s a good way to get outside perspective on your projects and look at them in new ways. A conversation with someone who works in a completely different field could spark the idea that changes your company. Focus on meeting people who share your values and interests, and make networking part of your daily habits.

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New Details Emerge Regarding Oracle’s Layoff of Java Mission Control Team

by Kesha Williams Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 21, 2018

Following our story last week that Oracle was laying off most of the Java Mission Control Team after open-sourcing the product, a former Oracle employee provided us with some additional information regarding the turn of events.

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QCon New York 2018: What the Speakers Will Be Watching

by Wesley Reisz Follow 16 Followers on  Jun 20, 2018

The 7th Annual QCon New York is just a week away. A major theme for this year's conference is around successful lessons operating, managing, and debugging Microservice environments from companies like Google, Shopify, Square, IBM, Github, and Lyft.

Development Follow 549 Followers

Caching Clang-Based C++ Compiler Zapcc Open-Sourced

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 20, 2018

Zapcc is a caching C++ compiler based on a fork of Clang/LLVM that claims to be up to 50x faster on recompilations and 2–5x faster on full builds. Developed by Creemple and initially released at the end of 2015, Zapcc is now open-source.

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Q&A with Gabe Monroy of Microsoft on Azure Kubernetes Service from Build 2018

by Rags Srinivas Follow 10 Followers on  Jun 20, 2018

InfoQ caught up with Gabe Monroy, lead program manager for Containers on Azure regarding Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) from the Microsoft //build conference. He goes into more detail about how Microsoft is working with the community, but at the same trying to differentiate the service, by integrating Azure Active Directory (AAD) for instance.

Culture & Methods Follow 577 Followers

Sandy Mamoli on Holacracy for Humans

by Shane Hastie Follow 18 Followers on  Jun 20, 2018

Sandy Mamoli has been supporting New Zealand transport ticketing company Snapper in their adoption of holacracy over the last two years. At a recent Agile Welly meetup session she explained what holacracy is, described their journey to date, the benefits they’ve found, and provided advice for others considering holarcacy.

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