As some may have noticed already, a new request for comments (RFC) regarding the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP), RFC8260, has been published recently. This RFC defines two major changes for the SCTP protocol, originally defined in RFC4960:
1) Stream schedulers, which control which stream gets served next when sending a data chunk over the wire.
2) I-Data chunk, which extends DATA to overcome some of its limitations.
This blog post will go over the two changes, pointing out the benefits of using the stream schedulers, and especially when using them together with the new I-Data chunks.
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This year JavaOne 2017 is being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA during October 1-5, I will be a holding a session for reactive programming covering The Reactive Landscape.In this session, I’m going to explain what does “reactive” mean.
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Let’s be honest: it’s pretty exciting that Infinispan now supports Java 8 for many reasons, but perhaps one of the most anticipated reasons is because of the new stream classes. The main reason for this is the fact that it completely transforms the way we process data. Instead of having to iterate upon the data yourself, the underlying stream does this for you, and all you have to do is provide the operations to perform on it. This is perfect for distributed processing because the implementation handles the iteration entirely.
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