Java 9 – First baby steps with Modules and jlink

Lucas Jellema

In a recent article, I created an isolated Docker Container as Java 9 R&D environment: https://technology.amis.nl/2017/10/11/quick-and-clean-start-with-java-9-running-docker-container-in-virtualbox-vm-on-windows-10-courtesy-of-vagrant/. In this article, I will use that environment to take few small steps with Java 9 – in particular with modules. Note:this story does not end well. I wanted to conclude with using jlink […]

Node.js run from GitHub in Generic Docker Container backed by Dockerized Redis Cache

Lucas Jellema

In a previous article I talked about a generic Docker Container Image that can be used to run any Node.js application directly from GitHub or some other Git instance by feeding the Git repo url as Docker run parameter (see https://technology.amis.nl/2017/05/21/running-node-js-applications-from-github-in-generic-docker-container/). In this article, I create a simple Node.js application […]

Event: PuppetConf 2016 Review, 24 November – Nieuwegein

Robbrecht van Amerongen

Op donderdag 24 november is het Conclusion PuppetConf 2016 review Event. Jij bent hierbij van harte welkom. Tijdens dit event nemen we je mee in de wereld van Puppet. Bovendien vertellen wij je graag over de mogelijkheden van orchestration support, advanced Docker integration, Jenkins integration, advanced corrective change reporting en […]

REST API on Node.js and Express for data retrieved from Oracle Database with node-oracledb Database Driver running on Application Container Cloud

Lucas Jellema 8

This article is a follow up on my previous article Linking Application Container Cloud to DBaaS – Expose REST API from node.js application leveraging node-oracle-database driver. That article describes how a simple Node.js application is configured for deployment on the Oracle Application Container Cloud and how it leverages the node-oracledb […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – Infrastructure as a Service – and as a Product – on Compute, Linux, Private Cloud Machine, Storage, Network and more

Lucas Jellema

If you want to be a cloud provider with a complete portfolio, that means you need to offer Infrastructure as a Service. That is where some cloud providers start(ed) – such as Amazon WebServices – and it is where Oracle completes its stack of cloud service offerings. Compute, Storage and […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – PaaS Foundation (WebLogic, Coherence, JCS and Application Container Cloud Service)

Lucas Jellema

The foundation for most of the Oracle Public Cloud Platform services is the Java Cloud Service (JCS) that itself is powered by WebLogic Server. The same WebLogic that Oracle customers use as underpinning for their middleware platforms and business applications, either on traditional infrastructure, on the Exalogic engineered system or […]

Resources for JavaOne 2015 session: Java Developer Intro to Environment Management with Vagrant, Puppet, and Docker (BOF2817)

Lucas Jellema

During JavaOne 2015, I present[ed] a Birds of Feather session (BOF 2817) on Docker for Java Developers – in combination with Vagrant and Puppet (and leveraging Virtual Box) (Monday 26th October, 9 PM, Parc 55—Embarcadero). This article provides the supporting resources for this session. These include: the slides of the […]

Generate Docker Containerized Run Time and Design Time for Oracle StreamExplorer, Event Processor and JDeveloper using Vagrant, Puppet and VirtualBox

Lucas Jellema

The objective of this article: prepare an environment for experimenting with Oracle StreamExplorer using two Docker containers inside a Linux VM running on my Windows laptop. And with the smallest number of manual steps possible – as to make the environment provisioning process highly repeatable. In recent weeks, I have […]