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Dave Rooney08/27/14
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"How Thin is Thin?" An Example of Effective Story Slicing

Like the graphene example at the beginning of the post, thin stories have remarkable properties far beyond the fact that they are just "thin". The value gained by learning how to split Stories effectively is enormous owing to the flexibility it provides by deferring decisions as long as possible and the removal of the need to estimate at a granular level.

Bilgin Ibryam08/25/14
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Clustered Idempotent Consumer Pattern with Infinispan

I've created a small project that shows how to use JBoss Infinispan with Apache Camel and the Idempotent Consumer Pattern to guarantee a message will not be processed twice in a clustered environment.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): Enterprise Integration Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (August 14 to August 21). This weeks topics include microservices and enterprise architecture, REST API security, Spring Boot with Git and Gradle, jsonpickle and Python, and lambda architecture.

Ross Mason08/23/14
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Integrating Mule ESB with .NET Based Rules Engines

The recent release of the Anypoint Connector for .NET opens up many opportunities for plugging into .NET based rules engines. Since the .NET Connector allows developers to call out to native .NET code, these rules engines can be easily integrated as a result.

Benjamin Ball08/20/14
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Java 9 Features Announced — What Do You Think?

JDK 9 features have been announced, and we want to know what you think about them! Are these features something you've been waiting for, or are you a bit underwhelmed? Do some of these proposals seem to go against improvements that you want? Post a comment and tell us!

Ricky Ho08/20/14
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Lambda Architecture Principles

In this post, I'd like to summarize the key principles of the Lambda architecture, focus more in the underlying design principles and less in the choice of implementation technologies, which I may have a different favors from Nathan.

Simon Brown08/04/14
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Distributed Big Balls of Mud

For some people microservices is "the next big thing", whereas for others it's simply a lightweight evolution of the big SOAP service-oriented architectures that we saw 10 years ago "done right". I do like a lot of what the current microservice architectures are doing, but it's by no means a silver bullet.

Madhuka Udantha08/03/14
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Fundamental Building Blocks of Event Processing

Agent technology handles extreme scalability issues. Agents are characterized by being autonomous, having interactions, and being adaptive. CEP engines can be autonomous and interactive to the extent that they simply respond to multiple (complex and continuous) events.

Benjamin Ball07/27/14
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The Best of the Week (July 18): Enterprise Integration Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (July 18 to July 25). This week's topics include big data architecture, APIs and the World Cup, building GlassFish from source, a JBoss Fuse demo, and Camel on JBoss EAP.

Gil Zilberfeld07/25/14
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Test Attribute #5 – Differentiation

In order to analyze a problem when tests fail, we need to get into detective mode. The more evidence we have, the better. With enough differentiation, we can get a mental model of what works and what doesn’t, and better – where the problem might lurk, so we can go on and fix it.

David Winters07/25/14
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JBoss Data Grid: Installation and Development

In this blog, we will discuss one particular data grid platform from Redhat namely JBoss Data Grid (JDG). We will firstly cover how to access and install this data grid platform and then we will demonstrate how to develop and deploy a simple remote client/server data grid application which utilises the HotRod protocol.

Matt Brasier07/25/14
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Setting the Permanent Generation Size in Oracle SOA Suite 11g

This recipe, taken from the Oracle SOA Suite 11g Performance Cookbook, looks at how increasing the permanent generation size. Permanent Generation (PermGen) is a special part of the Java heap which contains the Class templates for all of the Java Classes on your classpath.

Matt Brasier07/24/14
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Purging Data From the BPEL Store

In this recipe, taken from the book Oracle SOA Suite 11g Performance Tuning Cookbook we will remove old BPEL dehydration data and state from the SOA infrastructure database.

Andrew Pielage07/23/14
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What's New in Oracle SOA Suite 12c?

A quick overview of some of the features available in the new SOA Suite offering. As I mentioned near the beginning of this blog, there are many more features and improvements that were implemented in this release, such as the new templates, new on-premise adapters, and native XSD enhancements.

Gil Zilberfeld07/19/14
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Test Attribute #3 - Speed

Tests should run quickly. We’re talking hundreds and thousands in a matter of seconds. If they don’t we’ll need to do something about them. Quick feedback is not only an important agile property. It is essential for increasing velocity. If we don’t work at it, the entire safety net of our tests can come crashing down.