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May 17, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - Kalix-NoOps High-performance Microservices and APIs

What Kalix Platform-as-a-Service promises is massive - a way to write cloud applications based on Kubernetes under a unified API abstracting the lower layers away.We know that Kubernetes is magic, but at the same time hard - hard to setup, hard to configure, hard to operate, hard to write applications on, and this difficulty is a reason of why many are reluctant to let go of their monolith for

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at May 17, 2022 06:26 PM

May 12, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ

The Azure Toolkit is a plugin for IntelliJ that provides templates and functionality with which you easily create, develop, test, and deploy Azure applications. The newest version 3.64.0 was recently released. The plugin is part of the Azure Toolkits for Java which also includes Azure Toolkit for Eclipse.The plugin is compatible with all version of IntelliJ (Ultimate, Community, Educational) and

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at May 12, 2022 05:10 PM

May 09, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - Integrate Azure and Spring with Spring Cloud Azure

Spring Cloud Azure is an open-source project that provides seamless Spring integration with Azure services.It has now reached version 4.0.Not to be confused with Azure Spring Cloud. which is a fully managed Spring Cloud service on Azure,Spring Cloud Azure is just an SDK that offers a convenient way to interact with Azure-provided services using well-known Spring idioms and APIs for Spring

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at May 09, 2022 06:03 PM

April 28, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - Take Microsoft's Java For Beginners

A free course on the basics of Java is provided by Microsoft, written by in-house employees. It comprises twenty-one YouTube videos and a Github repo where the associated exercises reside. The videos are deliberately short as they are targeted at complete beginners, But don't let that discourage you because the content is well presented is on modern Java can aid in freshening up the concepts for

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at April 28, 2022 06:25 PM

April 25, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - DataStax Astra DB gets Change Data Capture

Datastax adds CDC to its Astra DB database-as-a-service platform to deliver database changes in real time via event streams, making real-time data available for use across data lakes, data warehouses and other applications.CDC is a way to capture changes made in the database and forwarding them in real-time to external applications (such as Kafka) through connectors such as the ones offered by

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at April 25, 2022 07:01 PM

April 21, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - TornadoVM Makes It Possible To Run Java on GPUs and FPGAs

A ray tracer in Java? That's just absurd! Is Java stepping into C++ privileged territory? Yes it is, thanks to TornadoVM.TornadoVM is a plugin to OpenJDΚ which allows you to run Java on GPU's, FPGAs and dedicated hardware in order to achieve massive gains in performance. For example, the Java Ray Tracer project based on TornadoVM achieves acceleration from 1 FPS in Java to 60 FPS running on

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at April 21, 2022 05:54 PM

April 19, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - Ngrok Spring Boot Starter - Tunneling The Easy Way

Ngrok Spring Boot Starter makes establishing a tunnel towards your developer machine as easy as adding a dependency to your Spring Boot project.Ngrok is a tool for creating a secure tunnel from the public web to a machine behind a NAT or a firewall. It is considered the gold standard. Specifically it is used for exposing your local developer machine to the public net in order to test your

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at April 19, 2022 05:50 PM

April 13, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - Identifying Europe's Critical Open Source Software - FOSSEPS

FOSSEPS stands for Free and Open Source Solutions for European Public Services and is an initative by the EU Commission to identify the most critical open source software used by European Public Services.Open Source Software powers everything, from modern servers, to IoT, to the desktops at work and is at the heart of the European Union systems too. It is so important that the European

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at April 13, 2022 04:26 PM

April 07, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - Amazon Corretto 18 Released - Why Go For It?

Corretto, the build of the Open Java Development Kit with long-term support from Amazon, has been updated to support the latest release,18, of OpenJDK.The first general availability of Corretto was for OpenJDK 8, released on January 2019 - see our report of the December 2018 preview. Since then Corretto became the default OpenJDK distribution on Amazon Linux 2 and everywhere Amazon runs its

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at April 07, 2022 05:31 PM

March 30, 2022

Nikos Vaggalis - Where's Java Going In 2022?

It's been a while since our deep look into Java's ecosystem in "Where's Java Going In 2020". The recent JRebel "Java Development Trends and Analysis 2022" report gave us the opportunity to revisit. So, "Where's Java Going In 2022", according to JRebel?Read more on i-programmer:

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 30, 2022 05:25 PM