Cloud native applications are popular these days. They promise superior reliability and almost arbitrary scalability. They follow three key principles: they are built and composed as microservices. They are packaged and distributed in containers. The containers are executed dynamically in the cloud. But which technology is best to build this kind of application? This talk […]

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Exploring Deep Learning AI in the Cloud (Bringing Artificial Intelligence to all Devs)‘ with Tara Walker. When people think of Artificial Intelligence (AI), typically they think of human-like thinking robots or futuristic scenes of self-aware computers taking over the world. But AI goes well beyond the automatons of science fiction into the real world of […]

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Voxxed chatted with Chris Richardson after his talk at Devoxx UK 2017. The microservice architecture structures an application as a set of loosely coupled, collaborating services. Maintaining data consistency is challenging since each service has its own database to ensure loose coupling. To make matters worse, for a variety of reasons distributed transactions using JTA […]

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What’s new and what’s next for Docker, and who should use it? Last week, Docker 1.13 was released, introducing improvements to the service API and swarm mode. We interviewed member of technical staff at Docker, Patrick Chanezon, at Devoxx Belgium 2016. Patrick gave two talks at Devoxx Belgium 2016: a University session on Nuts and […]

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01 Dec

Cloud Native Java by Josh Long “It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.” -W. Edwards Deming Work takes time to flow through an organization and ultimately be deployed to production where it captures value. It’s critical to reduce time-to-production. Software – for many organizations and industries – is a competitive advantage. Organizations […]

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There is no easier way to install your very own Cloud than with OpenShift Container Platform. Bold statement you say? Not really, just tag along as I show you how to move from no Cloud to fully Cloud enabled with a container based application development platform in just over two minutes. Wait… that’s crazy! Get […]

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03 Oct

Blue-green deployment, auto scaling and deployment automation Kubernetes is a great tool to run (Docker) containers in a clustered production environment. There are also a few things that Kubernetes doesn’t solve though. When deploying often to a production environment we need fully automated blue-green deployments, which makes it possible to deploy without any downtime. We […]

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Like every year, I attended JavaOne (part of Oracle World) in San Francisco in late September 2016. This is still one of the biggest conferences around the world for technical experts like developers and architects. I planned to write a blog posts about new trends from the program, exhibition and chats with other attendees. Though, […]

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Amazon Lambda Amazon Lambda is shaking-up Java server-side development. Now you can write services in the cloud without having to think about app servers or containers. This is revolutionary. This session will cover Amazon Lambda and some of the other services that will reduce the amount of code and infrastructure you have to write and maintain. […]

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Lightbend (which you may know as Typesafe) released the results of a survey of 2,151 JVM developers last week. The survey aimed to look at the correlations between development trends and IT infrastructure trends and how organisations are modernising applications. It also looked at how much emerging technologies are used in production. Based on the […]

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