Containerized JBoss BPM Suite! I have a series of articles where I explore with you the reasons why application developers can’t ignore their stacks anymore, which refers to the Cloud based infrastructures they working in their daily jobs. This led to my explorations of the possibility to create that Cloud based infrastructure locally as a […]

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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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This is a week of EE-related surveys. On Monday, Red Hat released the result of their JBoss Middleware customer priority survey. Specifically, they wanted to learn more about how the 800+ customers that responded think about Java EE in the age of microservices, containers, and the cloud. They found that 64% of customers have large, traditional Java EE applications on-premise. […]

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This series started with the statement, what do you mean by “Can’t ignore the stack anymore?” When your background is application development, you have spent many hours, days and years perfecting your craft. You have not only mastered languages and concepts, you have made it a point to learn to make good architectural decisions when pulling […]

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If you have been paying attention the last few months you will have noticed a certain focus change on the work being presented here. It is not only focused on JBoss middleware products, though they have been used in the demo projects used to illustrate the shift. There has been a certain shift towards getting […]

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The IT world is moving forward fast. I wrote about Microservices and whether that spells the death of the Enterprise Service Bus and other middleware a year ago. This article is a “follow-up” and update to discuss how relevant microservices, containers and a cloud-native architecture is for middleware. It is unbelievable how fast enterprises of […]

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App Dev Cloud with JBoss Travel Agency project. We have been discussing why application developers can’t ignore their stack anymore in the App Dev Cloud Stack series. We talked about the various layers from the bottom up, but have yet to provide you with any application development tooling beyond the Red Hat Container Development Kit (CDK). All you […]

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Red Hat Container Development Kit (CDK) installation made easy! Last month we put together a demo project to get you up and running with the Red Hat Container Development Kit (CDK). As an application developer or architect tasked with exploring the possibilities that containerized applications offer, Red Hat provides a Container Development Kit (CDK) that […]

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App Dev Cloud with JBoss Cool Store We have been discussing why application developers can’t ignore their stack anymore in the App Dev Cloud Stack series. Last month we brought a full retail example with the JBoss Cool Store running on the OpenShift Enterprise layer of your stack, provided by our Red Hat CDK installation.  You […]

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The original OpenShift Primer e-book first published in 2012. In 2012 I wrote a small introduction to OpenShift based on the free online version which is now known as OpenShift Online v2. In 2013 I started on a follow up revision that was published in 2014 and has been made available by a publisher known […]

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