I just announced the new Spring Boot 2 material, coming in REST With Spring:


Here we go…

1. Spring and Java

>> Monitor and troubleshoot Java applications and services with Datadog

Optimize performance with end-to-end tracing and out-of-the-box support for popular Java frameworks, application servers, and databases. Try it free

>> My first impressions about Graal VM [blog.frankel.ch]

GraalVM is an exciting product – but apparently, not very mature yet.

>> Kotlin: Beware of Java Stream API Habits [4comprehension.com]

The Kotlin’s API can certainly be rich – better pay attention to which operations are lazy and which are not 🙂

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical

>> Monitoring SRE’s Golden Signals [infoq.com]

If you’ve been considering which aspects of your system to monitor, this is a good place to start.

>> DevOps as a key to success with the microservices approach [scottlogic.com]

A microservice architecture is much harder to monitor and take care of than a monolithic system – DevOps is a must.

Also worth reading:

3. Musings

>> Becoming Agile Through Mindfulness [blog.codecentric.de]

The agile mindset doesn’t mean following the algorithm from the Agile book – it’s all about adopting the right mindset.

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Customers Work For Free [dilbert.com]

>> Tracking Employee Theft [dilbert.com]

>> Ceo Makes Money [dilbert.com]

5. Pick of the Week

>> The three levels of self-awareness [markmanson.net]

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