In September Oracle announced that it would be moving Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation. EE4J is the start of the project which aims to define API specifications, reference implementations, and technology compatibility kits for Java application servers. EE4J is based on Java EE 8. At Java One last week, a panel of experts from Eclipse […]

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Cloud-native microservices offer many benefits. You can develop, test and deploy and maintain independent lightweight services. You can easily combine various technologies, including programming languages such as Java or Go, and tools like integration middleware. However, as you do not build monoliths anymore, ”that complexity has moved and […] increased [to] the outer architecture” as […]

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Today, Red Hat announced that OpenShift Dedicated will be launched on the Google Cloud Platform. This is in a bid to combine Red Hat’s enterprise expertise with Google’s container-optimised infrastructure, data analytics, and machine learning services. OpenShift Dedicated OpenShift is a Red Hat’s open source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). It allows developers to develop, host, and scale applications in 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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On Saturday, Red Hat’s Java technical lead Andrew Haley announced that OpenJDK 6 is reaching the end of the road. He intends to resign leadership of OpenJDK 6 at the end of 2016. However this does not mean the OpenJDK 6 project will end (someone else can apply to take over), but it is highly likely. […]

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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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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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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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We have been discussing why application developers can’t ignore theirstack 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 have so far is an easy to install project […]

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