Avro is a compact, schema-based data representation that is becoming increasingly important in messaging applications. See how it might be used with JMS.
Estimating the phase of the Moon using the Linux Bash shell and standard command-line utilities.
A simple demonstration of Kafka Connect, from first principles. Part 1 of a series.
Containers have become hugely important in the IT industry, and Linux provides numerous technologies to build, run, and orchestrate containers. This series of articles demonstrates how to build a minimal, but workable, Linux container infrastructure from the ground up, using only command-line tools.
A step-by-step introduction to this poorly-understood feature of JMS 2.0.
Cellphone vendors warn about installing 3rd-party firmware, but their own security standards are not above reproach. Which is the least worst approach to security?
An explanation from first principles of this much-misunderstood principle of statistical inference.
A concise summary of how Kotlin compares with Java, and how Kotlin code runs on a Java JVM.
A series of articles on building your own Rapsberry Pi Linux installation, for lightweight, appliance applications.
Why do so many IT professionals like to tinker with vintage computers and software?