Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community. This week we're talking to Simon Jackson, indie game development enthusiast, community developer, and technical architect ...
Nitrous.IO is an intriguing new PaaS that looks like a legitimate competitor to platforms like Heroku. Similar to Heroku, Nitrous.IO now has a package manager with some of the functionality you'd find in Heroku's Toolbelt.
In this post, you will get a walk-through of a Spring Framework 4-based application that makes the most of WebSockets, RabbitMQ and OpenCV to implement a simple computer vision application. It counts coins that an iOS application sends in a video stream over a binary WebSocket.
Docker, an open-source app portability container, has been a hot new project over the past month. The latest news from the project is that they will be partnering with Red Hat to bring the project's Linux kernel version in line with the kernel used by Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS.
My current implementation of EasyNetQ makes creating channels for publishing the responsibility of the user. I now think this is a mistake. It encourages the pattern of: create a channel, publish, dispose of the channel.
Just a week after Amazon's ElasiCache added support for Redis (it was only the second caching tool to gain support after Memcached), there is now a great benchmark article posted that evaluates the performance of Redis on AWS ElastiCache.
We should be sceptical of vendors who claim that highly trained maintenance people are the main problem we need to solve. They promise that you can cut down on DBA and licensing costs without knowing the costs you might incur in a “NoDBA” and “NoLicensing" scenario.
RabbitMQ is among the more full-featured message queues, like ActiveMQ or WebSphere MQ (and not like ZeroMQ). Sometimes you might need it to run a little lighter, and for that I found this quick tip on limiting RabbitMQ's memory usage.