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Paris is a senior software engineer focusing on J2EE development, loves Business process modelling and is keen on software quality challenges. He is passionate about Java and Java communities. He is a co-founder and administrator of the first Java User Group in greece(JHUG.gr) and occasional speaker on meet-ups and seminars and regular blogger. For his contributions and involvement on the Java community he has been awarded the title of Java Champion in 2007 by Sun Microsystems.

Configuring and using AWS EKS in production

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Its been some weeks now that our migration to Amazon EKS (work place) is completed and the clusters are in production. I have written a brief in the past on some major points, you can find it here. With some extra confidence while the system is serving real traffic I decided to come back for a more concrete and thorough ...

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Voxxed Days – Athens 2017 – short review #vdathens

Yesterday I had the pleasure to attend the very first Voxxed Days Athens. As I have written 6 months ago while attending Voxxed Days Thesalloniki, this was the day I’ve waiting for too many years, a  proper conference, with top class speakers on the main IT hub of Greece, Athens. Once again, congrats to Patroklos Papapetrou and the team around Voxxed Athens, at ...

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Java 9 Module System (Jigsaw) @ LJC’s HackTheTower

Today we spent half a day, on our first HackTheTower event. Members of London’s Java User Group (aka LJC),  gathered on the 26th floor of  ‘SalesForceTower’  (aka Heron Tower) at the City of London, invited by Heather VanCura is the Chair of the Java Community Process Mani Sarkar, LJC Simon Maple, Director of Developer Relations at ZeroTurnaround to talk and learn about one ...

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Spring Async and Java’s 8 CompletableFuture

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It is known that I am not the biggest fan of Spring, but at the time being I work for an organization that maintains too many projects utilizing Spring (in different forms and versions). I still remain skeptic towards Spring, of course there are some very nice ideas, there are some nice (too many) abstractions, there are some very handy ‘shortcuts’ ...

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Wildfly Swarm, towards maturity and a small contribution

One of the projects I follow lately, is Wildfly Swarm. Eventually my request during this year’s Devoxx in the JBoss BOF, to consider changing the name of the project, did not go through (due to the conflict with the famous Docker Swarm). So what is Wildfly Swarm? Simply put, is the Wildfly application server (app server of choice for many ...

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