December 2015 Blog Posts (4)

Hadoop and big data - believe the hype?

Ok, don't shoot the messenger: http://www.infoworld.com/article/3013151/hadoop/report-dont-believe-the-hype-about-hadoop-usage.html

What do you think? True or hype, in your experience?

Added by Michael Levin on December 22, 2015 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Learning JavaScript?

If you're learning JavaScript or just interested in how it's moving along, this survey has some nuggets to glean like what the most popular tools are these days. Have a look: https://ponyfoo.com/articles/javascript-developer-survey-results

Added by Michael Levin on December 16, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

new JUG Africa social group

The new JUG Africa social group is live! Check it out here: https://community.oracle.com/groups/jug-africa-social-group



http://medianetwork.oracle.com/video/player/4640558532001

And more…

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Added by Michael Levin on December 7, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Early-access build b95 of JDK 9 is available for download

Hi All,



Early-access builds of JDK 9 with Project Verona in b95 are

available for download here https://jdk9.java.net/download



The goal of this Project is to implement the new JDK version string as

described in JEP-223. http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/223



The new version-string scheme is designed to easily distinguish major,

minor, and security-update… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on December 7, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Presentation: The Future of Chaos Engineering: In Pursuit of the Unknown Unknowns

Crystal Hirschorn discusses where their chaos and resilience practices must evolve to keep pace with the challenges of growing complexity.

By Crystal Hirschorn

Deep-Learning Framework SINGA Graduates to Top-Level Apache Project

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) recently announced that SINGA, a framework for distributed deep-learning, has graduated to top-level project (TLP) status, signifying the project's maturity and stability. SINGA has already been adopted by companies in several sectors, including banking and healthcare.

By Anthony Alford

Article: 13 Practices for Better Code Reviews

When done incorrectly, code review can be irritating, excessively time consuming, and have little or no impact on code quality. However, if done well, it can improve the quality of code and reduce the overall time spent delivering features. This article provides several good practices regarding both technical and cultural aspects of code review.

By Mohammad Ali Bozorgzadeh

How Engagement Models Support Agile Adoption: Q&A With Karl Scotland

Engagement models are approaches to transformation which actively include people in the assessment of the current situation and the exploration of new ideas. By using an engagement model, people can participate in deciding and defining what the agile transformation will look like.

By Ben Linders

Low Latency Profiling Now Available in Java 8

Java Flight Recorder is now publicly available in OpenJDK 8, enabling developers to monitor performance in production with under 2% overhead, without cost.

By Erik Costlow

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