Tag Archives: cloud

Vagrant 1.5 Released

Vagrant, the free and open-source software for creating and configuring virtual development environments, has been released in version 1.5. A lot of noteworthy improvements and additions have been made to the tool. At a glance, the following features are new … Continue reading

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Going Stateless with JSF?

JSF 2.2 introduced a new feature called “stateless views”. In a stateless view the state of JSF components will not be saved and restored on every request. Statefulness in JSF has always been a point of criticism. So, since going stateless … Continue reading

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Getting rid of the session stickiness

Session stickiness is a load balancing technique that uses some sort of information to attach recurring visits (http calls) from one visitor to the same machine. This is a very common approach, and the common scenario is an apache web … Continue reading

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Whats the problem with JSF? A rant on wrong marketing arguments

There is a lot of fear, uncertainty and doubt about JSF. Thats nothing new. Beeing a JSF developer you have to deal with that FUD. But where does it come from? A lot of FUD is created when developers are … Continue reading

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Cloud Foundry for the rescue?

Today VMWare announced cloud foundry. In short, cloud foundry is for cloud computing what the spring framework was for Java EE: simplicity, productivity, portability. While cloud computing (you know, the place you leak servers, not memory) does give you everything … Continue reading

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SpringSource upcoming news and noteworthy

In a recent blog, Rod Johnson enumerates the upcoming news and noteworthy things coming from SpringSource. Let me start with Rods final statement: We live in exciting times, and the SpringSource team is working hard to solve the new problems … Continue reading

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