Kubernetes Kustomize – YAML Configuration Management

Kubernetes deployment and configuration management tools Many companies are moving towards Kubernetes for handling their container workloads. To learn more about Kubernetes, look at this video course. Although Kubernetes has become quite stable over the years, deployment to Kubernetes is still not evolved as an art. This is where Kubernetes kustomize comes in. You have … Read more

Amazon DynamoDB

DynamoDB Basics DynamoDB Overview DynamoDb is an AWS managed NoSQL database. It offers the following: Encryption at rest Scale throughput without downtime On demand backup and point in time recovery Data stored in SSD and replicated accross multiple AZs. DynamoDB Components table –> items –> attributes DynamoDB tables table is a collection of data items. … Read more

Javadoc tool

Introduction to javadoc command The javadoc tool is used to create nicely formatted documents from java source code. The tool can be found in the bin directory of java . The tool uses a ‘doclet’ to convert java source code into a document. The standard doclet produces an HTML document but you can have doclets … Read more

Java 9 Jlink

What does the Java 9 JLink tool do The java 9 JLink tool enables you to create a runtime application by assembling a specific set of modules. With this tool, Java 9 now has the capability to create an application that works even if you don’t have the JRE installed. JLink creates a minimal JRE … Read more

Java 9 JShell

Java 9 JShell Command line tool. The Java 9 JShell tool allows you to write and evaluate Java expressions, statements and declarations on the command line via an interactive tool. To start JShell type in ‘jshell’ on the command line. If that does not work, make sure you have installed JDK 9 or 10 and … Read more

Java 9 project coin language changes

The Java 9 project coin language changes include diamond with anonymous classes, private methods in interfaces, removing ‘_’ as a single character identifier, @SafeVargs on private instance methods and effectively final variables as resources in try-wth-resources statement. 1. Diamond with anonymous classes Prior to Java 1.6, constructors did not have inferred type inference. This code … Read more

Java 9 Stack Walking API

What is the Stack Walking API The Java 9 Stack walking API provides an efficient way to walk the jvm stack. The existing methods Thread::getStackTrace() and Throwable::getStackTrace return an array of all stack frames and they do that by grabbing all the frames in the stack. This is performance intensive. The implementation is also allowed … Read more