Most of the time, when we think about collecting, parsing and storing Logs, the first thing that pops in our mind is the ElasticStack or ELK. It is well positioned in developer and sysadmin’s minds. The stack combines the popular Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana projects together to easy the collection/aggregation, store, and visualization of application logs. As an Apache Camel rider and Infinispan enthusiast, I prepared this exercise to produce my own log collector and store stack using Red Hat’s products, JBoss Fuse and JBoss Data Grid, instead.
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JBoss Tools 4.4.4 and Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio 10.4 for Eclipse Neon.3 are here waiting for you. Check it out!
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There was a time when the word “.NET” was virtually synonymous with bloat, vendor lock-in, and Windows. .NET Core is the exact opposite. It’s blazingly fast. It’s open source under a permissive license (Mostly MIT, some parts Apache-2.0). Unlike some other open-source platforms, .NET Core’s Contributor License Agreement does not grant exclusive privileges to a single corporation. .NET Core is cross-platform, allowing you to target Windows, Mac, Docker, and many flavors of Linux. My favorite resource for getting started with .NET core is Don Schenck’s free book. This post, I hope, can serve as an addendum specifically for Java developers exploring .NET’s flagship language, C#. While C# borrows much from Java, there are important differences to be aware of. Fortunately, some of them are for the better. In this series of posts, I’ll go over a few of the most prominent differences.
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Today I want to talk about the demo we presented @ OpenShift Container Platform Roadshow in Milan & Rome last week.
The demo was based on JBoss team’s great work available on this repo:
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The OpenShift Next-Gen platform is available for evaluation: visit https://console.preview.openshift.com/. It is based on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4. This preview allows you to play with OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 and deploy artifacts. The evaluation is limited to one month. The purpose of the article is to describe how to use Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio or JBoss Tools together with this online platform.
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What can be done to help the OpenJDK JVM play well in the world of Linux Containers?
I thought I’d start tackling this issue by answering some frequently asked questions:
Why is it when I specify -Xmx=1g my JVM uses up more memory than 1gb of memory?
Specifying -Xmx=1g is telling the JVM to allocate a 1gb heap. It’s not telling the JVM to limit its entire memory usage to 1gb. There are card tables, code caches, and all sorts of other off heap data structures. The parameter you use to specify total memory usage is -XX:MaxRAM. Be aware that with -XX:MaxRam=500m your heap will be approximately 250mb.
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Apache Ant should be familiar to every Java programmer: this is a popular software build tool, completely written in Java. Ant uses a build script, which is a simple XML file. Despite its being Java-oriented, web developers also use this tool.
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