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Limitations of a Monolithic application and need for adapting Micro services Architecture


If you get hold of any earlier software architectures, you will see that they have always been built in a Monolithic way.                 1. So what is this Monolithic architecture all about? According to Wikipedia, Monolithic definition goes as below: In software engineering, a monolithic application describes a single-tiered software application in which the user interface and data access code ...

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CLDB Monitoring Using JMX as a Modern Alternative to Ganglia


There are many options for monitoring the performance and health of a MapR cluster. In this post, I will present the lesser-known method for monitoring the CLDB using the Java Management Extensions (JMX). According to one of the most highly regarded MapR Data Engineers, Akihiko Kusanagi, using JMX to get CLDB metrics can be seen as a more modern and ...

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The Top 10 Advanced Java Talks You Should See to Stay Relevant


One of the main resources for learning about new things in software development, is online talks and videos. You can find Java experts sharing their experience with you, without getting off the couch. In the following post we’ve gathered 10 of our favorite speakers and topics that we believe every Java developer should watch. Get the popcorn, sit back and ...

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What you missed at OpenStack Summit 2016


This year I attended OpenStack Summit in Austin, Texas from Apr 25th – 29th for the first time. As it wraps up today and I am heading home, I wanted to look back and share what you missed from my perspective. As an application developer focused technology evangelist is has been a lot of fun shifting into the infrastructure, container, ...

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Agile Economics: Delusions of Grandeur


Everyone is talking about scaling agile. Certifications for SAFe, LeSS and others seem to be the order of the day. But it?s not all about certifications, right? Let?s explore where the need to scale come from, and the problems we have at scaling. No certification needed. Why Scale? Where is the need to scale comes from? It comes from big ...

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Setup Docker on Windows Server 2016


This multi-part blog series will show how to configure, build, and run Docker containers on Windows. The first part showed how to setup Windows Server 2016 on Virtual Box for Docker Containers. This part will install the operating system images and configure Docker. Instructions are available at Install Windows Server 2016 Container Feature Start PowerShell: Install the container feature: ...

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Laziness at extreme: developing JAX-RS services with Spring Boot


I think it would be fair to state that we, as software developers, are always looking for the ways to write less code which does more stuff, automagically or not. With this regards, Spring Boot project, proud member of the Spring portfolio, disrupted the traditional approaches, dramatically speeding up and simplifying Spring-based applications development. There is a lot to be ...

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The Complete Android Developer Course


Top-Rated Instructor Rob Percival Will Take You from Coding Novice to Ninja with 31+ Hours of Training Hey fellow geeks, This week, on our JCG Deals store, we have an extreme offer. We are offering The Complete Android Developer Course for only $17 instead of the original price of $199, yeap that is 91% off. You get Instant digital download ...

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Windows Server 2016 using VirtualBox for Docker Containers


Windows Server 2016 is adding support for Docker containers. Technology Preview 5 was recently released and provides basic support for Docker. This multi-part blog series will show how to configure, build, and run Docker containers on Windows. The first part shows how to install Windows Server 2016 using VirtualBox. A couple of tweaks are required in order to make sure Docker containers can be ...

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