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The Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) is a set of packages that enable secure Internet communications. It implements a Java version of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols. It includes functionality for data encryption, server authentication, message integrity, and optional client authentication. Although the JSSE guide provides detailed information on the JSSE API and its use in application programming, this article dives deeper into the different message exchanges involved when a programmatic Java client communicates with a server over the SSL. It will help developers understand the fundamental but often overlooked JSSE concepts of keystore, truststore, cipher suites, certificates, and the public key infrastructure and help them solve some of the common programmatic and configuration issues that arise when developing Java ... (more)

PreEmptive Solutions Magazine Launched on Ulitzer

PreEmptive Solutions Magazine launched today on Ulitzer. With more than 3,000 corporate clients, 40,000 registered installations in 100+ countries and inclusion with Microsoft's six million+ Visual Studio seats, PreEmptive Solutions helps organizations protect, analyze, and monetize applications, defend them against tampering and measure the impact of application investments. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer-reviewed feature stories, bylined articles, blog posts, news, reviews, commentary, and unique editorial content authored by top experts in their fields. Ulitzer is designed to replace Wikipedia with Its three-dimensional live content offerings and dynamic topic structure. "Facebook establ... (more)

Cloud Computing Can Revitalize Your Career as Software Developer

Everyone knows that the longevity and ultimate success of a platform lies in the developers willing to create on that platform. Creating a healthy developer ecosystem in which both the developer and the platform vendor can grow and prosper is very important. No one knows this better than Microsoft. It has long been their mantra that “developers, developers, developers” are the key to success. With most of the new large scale websites and platforms being launched on open source platforms and now the cloud, this is becoming even more important. 4th International Cloud Computing Expo attracted more than 50 sponsors and exhibitors and expo floor was visited by more than 2,250 delegates in Santa Clara, CA If you just do some casual research, it is easy to see that the largest and most heavily trafficked sites on the web are written in languages such as PHP, Ruby on Rails ... (more)

Cloud Computing From "Agile Cloud Integration" to "Zero Latency"

Delegates, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors will be traveling from all over the world to New York this coming June 6-9 to attend 8th International Cloud Expo in New York City, co-located at the Jacob Javits Convention Center with 11th Virtualization Conference & Expo. Listen to Cloud Expo being promoted yesterday in New York City on CBS Radio/1010Wins [WikiUpload - MP3 file] Here is an early sneak-peek at some of the many and varied themes and topics due to be discussed in the breakout technical sessions scheduled in the course of the jam-packed four days. (Editorial Note: this is a small initial selection only – the Call for Papers for 8th Cloud Expo only closed February 4th, and new sessions are being selected and posted on a daily basis.) Agile Cloud Integration – see The Transactional Cloud Application Development in the Cloud – see Java in the Cloud Automation in... (more)

Spread Your Wings with Cocoon

Apache Cocoon is one of the most interesting, innovative, and powerful platforms for dynamic content generation, though not as well known as the others. A subproject of the Apache XML project, Cocoon is one of the lesser-known offerings from the folks at the all-open-source Apache Software Foundation, having garnered less attention than some of its more popular cousins like Struts. But Cocoon is worth a look. It's not just Cocoon's use of XML in content generation that makes it so interesting; it's how it uses XML. Cocoon's authors clearly have a deep experience with and an understanding of XML - what it is and isn't good for - and Cocoon's simple but powerful architecture reflects that experience. XML isn't used here just "because everyone's using it." Rather, Cocoon exploits XML's strength for separating content from presentation. (As we know now, the lack of tha... (more)

J2EE 1.4 Specification Is Now Official

Sun Microsystems, Inc., the inventor and leading advocate of Java technology, today announced that the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition [J2EE] version 1.4 specification was approved by the Java Community Process (JCP) in an unanimous vote making it the industry's approved platform for Web services interoperability. This accomplishment for the Java community is marked with another Web services industry-leading move to license the new specification and its Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) under special license to non-profit and Open Source projects. Apache.org and JBoss Group are demonstrating their commitment to the compatible J2EE industry, a key value proposition for the IT industry, by being amongst the first open source organizations to license J2EE 1.4 and TCK. "With nearly 4 million downloads and over 30 licensees, the J2EE platform and Software Developer ... (more)

Oracle Spooks Slice of MySQL Market: 451 Poll

MySQL Journal on Ulitzer Oracle's ownership of MySQL could run off some open source and MySQL users according to a poll the 451 Group took among its CAOS user community, CAOS standing for Commercial Adoption of Open Source. There were 347 respondents, the researcher says, and from their answers it calculates that: The use of MySQL will drop from 82.1% to 78.7% in 2011 and 72.3% 2014. An Oracle acquisition could run off 15% of all open source users and 14.4% of current MySQL users. At least they told 451 that they would be less likely to use MySQL if Oracle acquires it. Of course that has probably been said by users of every company Oracle has ever acquired. On the other hand, 6.3% of all open source users and 5.6% of MySQL users are more likely to use MySQL if it's acquired by Oracle. Use of MariaDB, the Monty Widenius fork that the European Commission appears to be... (more)

Scalable HTTP Session Management with WebSphere Extreme Scale (WXS)

HTTP session management is a function offered by Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) application servers. It allows JEE applications to store state information about a given user across many HTTP requests. The JEE specification provides an API to store and retrieve information specific to the given user. WebSphere application servers and other competing products, provide session replication functionality. This is normally done either by writing to a database or through memory-to-memory replication technology.  These approaches while extensively used today, have operational challenges and cost implications. HTTP session replication enables for seamless session recovery, in event of an application failure, but we currently do not have a reliable, predictable and cost effective solution to handle session recovery in event of a data center failure. Until now we have discourag... (more)

API Economy By @AkanaInc | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #Microservices #InternetOfThings

"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Internet of Things, Data and APIs When something as simple as an API can integrate massive amounts of data into, and through, a wide variety of applications, any company can be a digital enterprise. There is a perception that some industries are using technology to innovate, while others languish in antiquated ways of running their business. But in our massively connected age, it's rare to find examples where technology isn't... (more)

Implementing a DevOps Culture | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Docker #Containers #Microservices

DevOps is first and foremost a mindset – any DevOps initiative must begin with a cultural change. Last Tuesday, I participated in an online panel on the subject of Implementing a DevOps Culture, as part of Continuous Discussions (#c9d9), a series of community panels about Agile, Continuous Delivery and DevOps. Watch a recording of the panel: Continuous Discussions is a community initiative by Electric Cloud, which powers Continuous Delivery at businesses like SpaceX, Cisco, GE and E*TRADE by automating their build, test and deployment processes. Below are a few insights from my contribution to the panel: What’s so great about implementing a DevOps culture? “A big driver for me is the speed at which business is moving. Business is moving faster and we have to deliver faster. Infrastructure is not just a big funky thing, you can provision faster which creates an opport... (more)

Sun Microsystems Launches Java for Linux Community on java.net

Sun Microsystems has announced its new java.net Linux community, designed to provide a wide variety of facilities and services to Java technology developers who work on or deploy to Linux platforms. Participants in the community will be able to find the software tools and project infrastructure required to support collaborative development projects. The site will provide community-based communication channels such as weblogs, "wikis" and other popular interactive features pioneered on java.net. For more information, send an email to [email protected] "The new Linux Community at linux.java.net is a great place for developers who want to explore Java on Linux," said Linux advocate Chris DiBona. "As Linux continues its explosive growth, the knowledge that java.net conveys becomes increasingly important. This will be an important place to visit if you want to know mor... (more)

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