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Oracle Announced Plans to Open Source All Features of Their JDK and Address Shortcomings in Java EE

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

During the opening keynote at JavaOne this year, Oracle announced plans to release Java SE under GPL and to open-source all the features in Oracle’s JDK.  The vendor also admitted that Java EE wasn’t fit for the new world of microservices and serverless, and talked about plans to address the issue.  Case studies on modern microservices architectures were provided by Alibaba and Spotify.

Java Follow 379 Followers

IBM Introduces Open Liberty, an Open Source Runtime for Java Microservices

by Michael Redlich Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

IBM recently introduced Open Liberty, an open source implementation of WebSphere Liberty that supports the latest Eclipse MicroProfile and Java EE APIs. Alasdair Nottingham, WebSphere and Liberty runtime architect at IBM, and Holly Cummins, technical lead of IBM’s Bluemix Garage London, spoke to InfoQ about Open Liberty.

Architecture & Design Follow 619 Followers

Bob Martin: Test Contra-Variance

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017 3

Bob Martin, co-author of the Agile Manifesto, has published a blog outlining the pitfalls of writing tests and code which have a co-variant structure. In essence, he emphasizes that the structure of tests should be designed in a contra-variant way, decoupling them from production code and leading to a less fragile and easier to refactor codebase.

Data Science Follow 277 Followers

Jensen Huang Announces NVIDIA's New Projects at the GPU Technology Conference

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017

Today the GPU Technology conference in Munich kicked off with a keynote by NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang. NVIDIA announced the NVIDIA Holodeck, the Tensor RT 3 library, NVIDIA's Drive platform, and the Pegasus computer for autonomous taxis.

DevOps Follow 235 Followers

AWS Offers 4TB Memory Virtual Machines

by Aymen El Amri Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017

AWS has now the largest cloud virtual machine in terms of memory, after launching the x1e.32xlarge, a new memory-optimized EC2 instance type. AWS customers can use this new type of instances in their production environments in order to handle the high memory requirements of software like SAP HANA and their in-memory databases.

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Eclipse Issue Open Call for Enterprise Java Participation

by Ben Evans Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017 3

The Eclipse Foundation has issued an open invitation for developers to get involved with the next phase of development of Java EE technologies.

.NET Follow 107 Followers

.NET Core and .NET Standard: What Is the Difference?

by Michael Stiefel Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 09, 2017 1

.NET Standard is an API specification that defines what Base Class Libraries must be implemented. .NET Core is a managed framework optimized for building console, cloud, ASP.NET Core, and UWP applications. Each managed implementation (such as Xamarin, .NET Core, or the .NET Framework) must implement their BCL according the .NET Standard.

Culture & Methods Follow 175 Followers

State of Scrum Master Salary Report Released

by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers on  Oct 09, 2017

Stefan Wolpers of the Age of Product has released a State of Scrum Master Salary report, summarizing the responses from over 500 scrum masters across 13 countries. The intent of the research was to identify common career patterns and their financial remuneration.

Architecture & Design Follow 619 Followers

Vaughn Vernon Uses Reactive DDD to Model Uncertainty in Microservices

by Thomas Betts Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 09, 2017 4

Microservices and reactive systems bring with them uncertainty about messages arriving out of order, multiple times, or not at all. How to react to such uncertainty is a business decision, says Vaughn Vernon, and is best captured by modeling the uncertainty using concepts of Domain-Driven Design.

Mobile Follow 51 Followers

Microsoft Seems to Have Stopped Developing Windows 10 Mobile

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 09, 2017

Although no official statement has been issued by the company, some later affirmations by top Microsoft executives tell us that Windows 10 Mobile development is stopped.

Cloud Follow 56 Followers

AWS Establishes Per-Second Billing for EC2 Instances

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 08, 2017

AWS instituted a per-second billing model for EC2 instances and EBS volumes on the 2nd of October.

Development Follow 146 Followers

Microsoft Joining the Race for Quantum Computing

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 07, 2017

At its Ignite conference, Microsoft announced a preview of its new quantum computing platform, and unveiled its plans for a topological quantum computer relying on recent advancements in particle physics.

Development Follow 146 Followers

QConSF Content Update: Less Than 40 Days to Go!

by Wesley Reisz Follow 9 Followers on  Oct 06, 2017

Marking its 11th year, QConSF will be located at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco (just off the Embarcadero). The conference has over 1,200 confirmed attendees at this point and expects to sell out around 1,600.

JavaScript Follow 118 Followers

Switching to GraphQL at Bustle

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 06, 2017

While GraphQL, Facebook's "query language for APIs", is heavily used within Facebook, it's still early days for the specification in the community. InfoQ sat down with Steve Faulkner, director of engineering at Bustle, to talk about GraphQL, how it's used at Bustle, and what teams looking at GraphQL should consider.

Culture & Methods Follow 175 Followers

Experimenting with Self-Organisation

by Ben Linders Follow 9 Followers on  Oct 06, 2017

Self-organising teams are much more effective, engaged and happier. Not everyone is comfortable with self-organising; people are conditioned to do what they are told and mainly to work on their own. You need modern leadership approaches like intent-based leadership, sociocracy, and holacracy, to enable self-organising teams.

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