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Payara Cloud Hackathon is Open for Sign-ups!

We’re excited to announce that the 2nd edition of Payara Hackathon is now open for sign ups! Find out more and sign up here! The Payara Cloud Hackathon will be running from the 11th until the 31st of March and this time, we are looking for applications that tackle environmental, social, and economic sustainability challenges. With a focus on deploying to …

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Microservices Design Principles for Well-Crafted Architecture

Introduction to Microservices Design Principles Welcome back to the second part of our Microservice Journey series! In this edition, we will delve into the core principles of microservice design principles, including the important topics of coupling and cohesion in Object-Oriented Programming (OOP). This innovative approach to software system development prioritizes modularity and scalability, and understanding coupling and cohesion is essential …

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Why I moved my blog to RIFE2 after 23 years?

In April 2023, I decided to move my blog to RIFE2, a full-stack framework. It was previously built using my own custom JSP tag library, which ran non-stop for 23 years. At one point in time, it was handling close to 5 connections per second, or around 12 million a month, on a single Apache/Tomcat instance. Over the years, I …

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