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Best Practices for Managing Java Dependencies

Creating Java applications is great, and many resources are available. To speed up development, many folks use frameworks and libraries that do some of the heavy lifting. When looking at modern Java applications, almost all of them contain dependencies from libraries developed by someone else. Dependencies take up about 80 to 90 percent of the binary — so, we should …

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The Unix Philosophy for Low Latency

Unix has been around for more than 50 years, and the original design principles must be good enough for it (and its derivative, Linux) to be the most widely used Operating System on the planet – 80% of servers, most supercomputers, and the most deployed OS (Android). It is also the most popular OS on Mars! Much of Unix’s success can be attributed …

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Baeldung Series Part 2: Build a Dashboard With Cassandra, Astra and CQL – Mapping Event Data

1. Introduction In our previous article, we looked at augmenting our dashboard to store and display individual events from the Avengers using DataStax Astra, a serverless DBaaS powered by Apache Cassandra using Stargate to offer additional APIs for working with it. In this article, we will be making use of the exact same data in a different way. We are going to allow the user to select …

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