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May, 2017

May 25, 2017  1:49 AM

The relationship between Java DevOps, CI, CD and cloud-native computing

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz
containers, DevOps, Docker

We recently published an interview in which Ken Owens, Cisco Systems' chief technology officer of Cloud Platforms, provided a very concise and definition of cloud-native computing...

May 19, 2017  2:12 PM

“AI First” the mantra for Google I/O 2017

BarryBurd Profile: BarryBurd

Google's annual worldwide developer conference (Google I/O) kicked off at the Shoreline Auditorium in Mountain View, California on Wednesday morning. Seven thousand people...

May 10, 2017  3:46 PM

Java modularity’s future takes a hit as Project Jigsaw (JPMS) is voted down

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

Can you believe all of this drama surrounding Project Jigsaw and the Java modularity debate? I was so thankful yesterday when President Donald Trump fired the director of the FBI, drowning out all of the Java Jigsaw finger pointing tweets and usurping them with delightful, 140-character opinion...

May 9, 2017  6:12 PM

IBM’s Watson is a joke, and Oracle won’t be ‘winning’ for long

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

Hedge Fund manager Kyle Bass used to be my favorite industry analyst, but after watching a short, fire-breathing, three minute clip from CNBC's Closing Bell, I think Social Capital CEO, Chamath Palihapitiya, may have wrestled away Bass' title. "IBM's Watson is a joke, just to be completely...

May 8, 2017  3:10 PM

The 12-Factor App is cloud-native development for dummies

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

Yegor Bugayenko wrote an amusing blog the other day entitled "SOLID is OOP for Dummies." Well, if SOLID is OOP for dummies, I wonder if he'd agree with my assertion that the 12-factor app mantra is the dummies equivalent for cloud-native development? I enjoyed Bugayenko's article, although it...

May 5, 2017  4:50 PM

Can JVM performance in the cloud really compete with bare-metal metrics?

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

I always like talking to Gil Tene, the CTO of Azul Systems. Before we jump on the phone or sit down for a talk, his team usually sends me a bunch of boring slides to go through, typically boasting about their...

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