Estimating, provisioning and pricing is always insane, and no matter which route one takes, be it an in-house data center or a cloud-based provider, estimated costs rarely equal the dollar value of the check that gets written at the end of the month. Are cloud computing costs high? That question can only be answered if you have something with which to accurately compare it.
As new technologies arise, common catch phrases, easily remembered terms, and familiar abbreviations quickly emerge that can paradoxically be both explanatory and confounding. The cloud computing space is a prime example, as terms like SaaS, DaaS and IaaS can on the one hand help outside observers garner a high level understanding of what a given offering in this space might provide, while at the...
ZK 7, the Java web framework’s latest release integrates CSS 3, Bootstrap, and LESS to accelerate theme customization. Creating, or customizing a theme no longer entails lengthy style definitions but rather the developers can leverage the scaffolds offered by Bootstrap as well as the rich repositories of existing templates.
When you want to create a culture based on quality in terms of software engineering and people responsibilities every person in a growing company has a profound effect on the company’s culture, it sets the tone for the recruitment process and how you build an 'A' team.
This latest RebelLabs report goes after the top 3 build tools used in Java development—Maven, Gradle and Ant + Ivy. From history, popularity, installation and build scripts, to going deeper with plugins, customizations and extensions, this Part 1 report (Part 2 coming in late January 2014) has something for everyone to enjoy.
Spring Framework 4.0 is open source and available at no charge under an Apache 2.0 license. Download, Maven and Gradle information can be obtained from the http://spring.io website
The Gartner Group believes that Big Data will be the new normal in the near future and defines it as: "'Big data' is high-volume, -velocity and -variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making." The 3 V’s of big data, Volume, Velocity and Variety. Here at Logentries we identified this pattern back in 2007...
The Java subreddit went into overdrive last month when one dev urged users to air their issues with the platform. Can you identify with any of these?
The Enterprise Java Newscast, hosted by Kito D. Mann, Ian Hlavats, and Daniel Hinojosa, is a monthly podcast that covers the latest headlines in the world of Enterprise Java development.
Staring with Twitter Bootstrap and mod_pagespeed, how hard is it to get a perfect PageSpeed Insights score? Well…there is only one way to find out!
This is the second interview in a regular series of interviews with stalwarts of the technology industry. This week we have Tim Fox, the Vert.x project lead who was formerly behind RabbitMQ and other well known Java based messaging frameworks. In this interview you can find out about Tim’s contributions, his history with traditional messaging systems, motivations behind Vert.x and some deep...
JavaFX 1 had left some developers less than impressed, after hoping it would be a significant improvement over Swing. However, with JavaFX 2, the team got a lot of things right, which is why you should be excited to test it out...
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- PaaS isn't just for DevOps anymore. Nor has it ever been. (21 Jan 2014) Somehow Platform as a Service (PaaS) has been pigeonholed as an arm of bleeding edge DevOps teams....
- There is more to PaaS than just application deployment and management (21 Jan 2014) There is no doubt that various PaaS plays and cloud computing platforms have greatly simplified...
- People and process trump tools when it comes to improving software quality (11 Jan 2014) There are a variety of new tools emerging on the market, but if your organization is working to...
- 2014 Java middleware predictions cite cloud, data and more (02 Jan 2014) Expert Steve Millidge makes predictions for Java middleware in 2014.
- Will upcoming Google Web Designer fix Java pros' Android problem? (21 Oct 2013) Mobile developers are hoping for something a little different in the upcoming Google Web Designer...
- The most exciting new parts of Java EE 7 and Java 8 (06 Nov 2013) Java author Adam Bien discusses business logic and software development in Java 7 and Java 8.
- Better software testing and improved quality starts with the culture (03 Jan 2014) Software testing is more than just a stage in the development process. Testing is a philosophy that...
- Can Java and JSF on the server-side make mobile on the front end easier? (05 Jan 2014) While many software developers are learning new programming languages to deliver native mobile...
- Scala? Groovy? Why Java is the right programming language for 2014 and beyond (01 Jan 2014) New programming languages offer a variety of benefits, from the way they handle big data, to the...
- YARN and MapReduce 2.0 elevates big data Hadoop and scheduled processing (03 Jan 2014) YARN represents the biggest architectural change in Hadoop since it's inception over seven years...
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