Java application deployment
Taking a program from lines of code to a functioning Java application requires several important steps and tools. Before application deployment, a Java Runtime Environment must be put in place. The next step in Java application development is to use either a Java Plug-in or Java Web Start to deploy the application. In this section, find the news, research, and tutorials you need to deploy Java apps. Learn the different steps Java developers need to take, and find tips and best practices to help make enterprise application deployment fast and successful.
Avoid JVM de-optimization: Get your Java apps runnings fast right fromt the start
13 May 2014
Tip - Many organizations warm up their JVMs before heavy loads and transaction volumes occur, but well intentioned routines that are poorly planned can actually de-optimize the Java runtime. Here are some tips from some of the industry's foremost experts on...
Optimizing JVM performance with smart garbage collection (GC) and bytecode caching
02 May 2014
Tip - Some JVM optimization techniques can actually slow down the Java Virtual Machine, but by optimizing garbage collection and using overriding the bytecode caching mechanisms, DevOps professionals can increase the performance of their systems.
Improving Java performance by minimizing Virtual Machine (JVM) latency
01 May 2014
Tip - Users demand that their applications run fast, but working with Java bytecode presents optimization problems that other architectures do not encounter. Here we look at how to improve the performance of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) by minimizing the...
PaaS isn't just for DevOps anymore. Nor has it ever been.
21 Jan 2014
Tip - Somehow Platform as a Service (PaaS) has been pigeonholed as an arm of bleeding edge DevOps teams. If you think the only reason to use a PaaS play is to facilitate a DevOps approach to development, you're missing out on what the cloud has to offer.
There is more to PaaS than just application deployment and management
21 Jan 2014
Tip - There is no doubt that various PaaS plays and cloud computing platforms have greatly simplified application management and deployment, but growth and survival has meant growing far beyond these humble beginnings.
Getting Java programmers up to speed on Java EE 7 need not be a 'Pilgrimage'
03 Jan 2014
Tip - Here we take a look at the top five features of Java EE 7 that traditional J2EE and standard edition Java developers will want to familiarize themselves. There are some cool features in Java EE 7, but they're evolutionary, not revolutionary, so a little...
Three expert tips for getting mobile ALM right (Application Lifecycle Management)
14 Jul 2013
Tip - Mobile application lifecycle management can be a challenge, so here are three expert tips to help solve those difficult mobile ALM challenges.
Mobile ALM Tip: Four ways to effectively move apps out of production
06 Jun 2013
Tip - Moving applications out of production can be a mobile ALM challenge, but with these four tips, organizations will be minimizing the challenge of application decommissioning.
Decommissioning and SDLC: Learning lessons from the mobile ALM process
06 Jun 2013
Tip - When a mobile application is decommissioned, it's time to step back and learn some lessons from the SDLC and ALM process
Two most commonly misconfigured Tomcat performance settings
05 May 2013
Tip - Tomcat on the server is different from Tomcat on the desktop, but too many system admins fail to optimize their production servers for performance.