JAVA Developer's Journal

SYS-CON Events announced today that GENBAND, a leading developer of real time communications software solutions, has been named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's WebRTC Summit, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The GENBAND team wil... (more)
"Oh, dev is dev and ops is ops, and never the twain shall meet." With apoloies to Rudyard Kipling and all of his fans, this describes the early state of the two sides of DevOps. Yet the DevOps approach is demanded by cloud computing, as the speed, flexibility, and scalability in... (more)
Why I Rejected a LinkedIn-Originated Offer of 10 Million Euros LinkedIn is a popular social network for connecting professionals, and I have an account there. Every day I get an invite to connect with someone. Typically I ignore these invites unless I know the person. But I’ve nev... (more)
How to Set Up a Playdate Between Scala, Thrift, Scrooge, SBT and Intellij By Nick Isaacs Here at VictorOps, we are going through the process of overhauling the serialization framework that we use for inter and intra process communication. We evaluated several great options includi... (more)
New Logentries Cookbook for Chef by Joe Heung We have released our logentries_agent cookbook to supermarket.chef.io! You can check out the docs here, or I've developed the following brief tutorial to walk you through how to automate your installation of the Logentries Linux Agen... (more)
Three Things DevOps Can Learn from the Enterprise By Sean Hamawi Many of the well-known examples of DevOps success we read in blogs on the Internet paint an idyllic picture of DevOps productivity. A team was facing a stodgy, slow-moving operations department; teams weren't deliver... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Blue Box has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of DevOps Summit New York, which will take place on June 9-11 at the Javits Center in New York City. Contact @BlueBox for your FREE @CloudExpo pass. Blue Box bridge the chasm between development and infr... (more)
InfoGraphic: Surprising Things You Don't Know About Big Data By Michael Johnson We saw the infographic below titled "Surprising Things You Don't Know About Big Data" from Adeptia and wanted to share it with you: ... (more)
DevOps – Getting the Most From It So exactly how do you kick start a DevOps strategy? For example, say your organization is tied down to a very sequential, but cumbersome Waterfall approach to software development that is wasting precious dollars and hindering productivity? In ... (more)
Recently I listened to a discussion on Big Data Visualization hosted by Bill McKnight of the McKnight Consulting group. The panelists agreed that Big Data is shifting from the hype state to an “imperative” state. For start-up companies, there are more Big Data projects whereas tr... (more)
Application Troubleshooting Infographic Application troubleshooting survey reveals integrated tools lead to significant response time improvements Thirty-seven percent of developers rely on user notifications to identify issues, yet integrated tools reduce customer impact by 62%.... (more)
Spinning IoT Data into Recurring Revenue Gold Recurring revenue business models provide a compelling business proposition: predictable revenue streams, deeper customer engagements, higher customer lifetime value (CLV). What’s not to like? And when you bring the Internet of Thing... (more)
Puppet Labs has launched its fourth annual DevOps survey. Since its inception in 2012, the survey has attracted more than 13,000 respondents over three years. Last year's survey of 9,200-plus people was the largest, most comprehensive study of the impact of DevOps on business per... (more)
How to Analyze Problems in Multi-Threaded Applications As part of my Share Your PurePath and Performance Clinic initiatives I get to see lots of interesting problems out there. This time I picked two examples that just came in this week from Balasz and Daniel. Both wanted my opini... (more)
Three Ways to Deliver 5-Star Mobile App Performance By Kalyan Ramanathan Smart mobile teams know that delivering a 5-star app is more than just finding a good business use-case and designing an app with wow experience; it’s also about ensuring amazing app performance. Apps that pe... (more)
Incremental Design – Part 1 By Dave Farley Continuous Delivery is all about making small changes. Work flows more easily, planning is simpler, error detection is helped and the time from idea to value is reduced when we make changes in small increments, but how do you solve big... (more)
How to Make an App Fast with Appery.io and Instant API Instant API is a true API-as-a-Service which makes it easy and cost-effective to build an API. Instant API has simplified all of the key areas of an API’s lifecycle, covering API creation, hosting, management, discovery, mon... (more)
As the cloud continues to grow as a topic of conversation, so too does load and performance testing within the cloud. You may be asking yourself questions like: When is it most appropriate to involve the cloud when load testing? When is the right time to conduct performance testi... (more)
The epic changes brought about by mobile and cloud computing over the past 5 years have completely transformed the way organizations do business today. We now live in an age where mobile devices are the PCs of choice and mobile apps are the ubiquitous software of choice in this d... (more)
I guess most readers of this blog know that Ireland went through a massive bust in 2008/9. The primary cause was a massive building bubble. And because the economy was dependent upon building related taxes, the crash was brutal. One of the side effects of the bubble was that buil... (more)
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