By Fabio Turizo of Payara Nowadays, the concept of microservices is more than a simple novelty. With the advent of DevOps and the boom of container technologies and deployment automation tools, microservices are changing the way developers structure their applications. This article will see how microservices can be a valid option for Java EE developers […]

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In September, we looked at MicroProfile, an initiative to create a baseline platform definition that optimises Java EE for a microservices architecture. It is a collaboration between Red Hat, IBM, Tomitribe, Payara, the London Java Community and more, with different implementations from different groups (see MicroProfile 1.0: What developers want). This is a quick glance […]

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Introducing the MicroProfile MicroProfile is not just a new buzzword. It’s a serious collaboration to evolve Enterprise Java in a Microservices world, supported by such companies as Red Hat, IBM, LJC, Payara and Tomitribe. Since its launch in June the MicroProfile collaboration has gained the attention and participation from the wider Enterprise Java community including […]

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“One of the challenges with microservices is that it’s distributed, and if you have a problem creating a decent architecture with a monolith, you are probably going to get a problem doing it with microservices because its more complex. It’s not for everybody and it’s not for every case – it’s not a silver bullet.” […]

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From Oracle, IBM and OpenWhisk, and the MicroProfile initiative, some of the big players in the Java space are opening up projects and going open source. The latest Black Duck open source survey revealed that, of 1300 participants, 65% of companies are actively contributing to open source projects. At the O’Reilly Open Source conference OSCON keynote, open source evangelist Lauri […]

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Last week we looked at the release of MicroProfile 1.0. This week we take a more in-depth look at how the MicroProfile initiative came about. We talked to Mark Little, Lead of JBoss Technical Direction and Research/Development and John Clingan, Senior Principal Product Manager at Red Hat about the benefits to all involved. History of MicroProfile In […]

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Say we want some of the Java EE tools, but not all, in a combination that creates a platform optimised for a microservice architecture. Say we want it to be vendor-neutral. Introducing MicroProfile 1.0. In the three short months since MicroProfile was announced, version 1.0 has been released. The need for MicroProfile Yesterday we discussed the problem […]

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