David Josephsen recently published this book which contains best practices for building monitoring infrastructure, lessons in operational theory focused on the usage of Nagios, and practical guidance for implementing Nagios. David wrote the book in a way primarily useful for system engineers and enterprise architects, though it has information relevant to most roles in technology.
While creating models in a form or another is very common, their combination with the code has been challenging. As a result, models are usually thrown away once the implementation has progressed. The reason is partly in the modeling languages used and partly in the tools applied. The article describes proven practices for working with both models and code.
Joachim walks you step by step through using open source tools like JMap, VisualVM, BTrace, and EurekaJ to effectively diagnose performance and memory problems in your Java apps. 12
In this IEEE article, author Dirk Riehle discusses how commercial software firms can control or steer open source projects to meet their business needs.
InfoQ spoke to Scott Hunter, Principal Program Manager Lead on the ASP.NET team about increasing adoption of Open Source in ASP.NET
Mobile Solutions are different from their Web and Desktop counterparts. Which Mobile Technologies, Development Tools and Processes should you use to deliver Rich Cross Platforms Mobile Solutions? 6
Markus Völter describes a framework for specifying type systems for expression languages built using Xtext.
Tim Smith introduces the licenses offered by Oracle/Sun and Microsoft, with a focus on how they may affect third party implementation such as Google’s Android platform. 9
WSO2 recently released Stratos an Open Source Cloud Computing Platform for Enterprise Application Development. InfoQ interviewed Paul Fremantle CTO of WSO2 to talk about the release.
Daniel Morgan shows how to build a portal-style application with user-configurable charts assembled using Adobe Flash Builder 4 connecting to a Java RESTful API for their data.
Scala and Spring are a promising match. Based on a concrete example, this article shows how the power of Scala combined with the proven and productive Spring framework can be unleashed. 5