Microsoft’s Brian Benz chats to Voxxed about how the Windows people came around to working the Java platform. We discuss Java tool performance on Windows, in the Microsoft cloud, and how the company is keeping up with developers trends (think containerizing all the things) in 2016. Filmed at Devoxx France 2016.

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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 […]

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Although last month’s quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) from Oracle administered quite a few fixes for the Java platform, today Oracle has had to drop a further emergency plug. This particular bug swat is targeted at CVE-2016-0603 – a during-installation vulnerability on the Windows platform identified by researcher Stefan Kanthak. Through what is commonly referred to […]

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London’s Silicon Roundabout is abuzz today with the announcement Microsoft is set to acquire smart keyboard startup SwiftKey for $250m.  The San Francisco OS convert has pledged that it will continue to develop SwiftKey’s iOS and Android apps and research avenues for integration with its core technology across its range of products and services. First […]

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Couchbase 4.x Quick Installation provides instructions to install Couchbase on your local machine. Would you like to run Couchbase 4.x in cloud? There are plenty of recipes available! Looking for detailed instructions on Couchbase Cloud Recipes? Digital Ocean Jelastic OpenShift Docker BigStep Vagrant Kubernetes Joyent Triton Amazon Web Services Microsoft Azure CoreOS and Kubernetes Read more about it […]

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German startup Giant Swarm aim to make life easier for developers by providing a simple microservice infrastructure, freeing their hands up to do the coding that they love. Or, as the Swarm folk put it, “the power and freedom to build the software that runs the world.” In this interview, we speak to team member Puja […]

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Microsoft’s Harel Broitman joins Voxxed to chat about his work on the  Application Insights team. We also chat about the “new” Microsoft, and how the company’s embrace of open source development has changed things for developers. Filmed at Devoxx UK 2015.

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We hear the benefits of microservices architectures loud and clear; we hear the constant drum beat of how/why/by all means/etc. you should be doing microservices; we know companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Gilt have successful microservices architectures. However, as I’ve touched on in my blog post titled You’re not going to do microservices, getting microservices right – and being able to add […]

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Java developer (and self-confessed early fanboy) Adam Bien talks about the inevitability of microservices and how they differ to SOA. We also chat about Conway’s Law and the future of Java EE. Filmed at Devoxx Poland 2015.

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By Aviran Mordo Like many startups before us, Wix.com started as a monolith application, which was the best architectual solution when we had no scalability and availability concerns. But as time went by and our small startup grew and gained success, it was time to change the architecture from a monolith—which experienced many scalability and […]

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