1. Spring and Java

>> JDK 17 G1/Parallel GC changes [tschatzl.github.io]

One more reason to upgrade to Java 17 – reduced GC pauses, significant memory savings, and enhanced Windows support on G1 and Parallel GC.

>> Finalizing the Foreign APIs [inside.java]

A detailed take on making the Foreign Memory API in Java tighter, simpler, and much safer to use!

>> Running Scheduled Jobs in Spring Boot [reflectoring.io]

A practical guide on different approaches for scheduling jobs in Spring Boot: fixed-delay, fixed-rates, good old CRON, and distributed jobs!

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical & Musings

>> What is an A/B Test? [netflixtechblog.com]

Turning ideas to testable hypotheses at Netflix’s scale – covering the basics of A/B testing and its superiority over plain old blind rollouts!

>> Introducing Single Pod Access Mode for PersistentVolumes [kubernetes.io]

Let’s get familiar with a new PV and PVC access mode in K8S 1.22: mounting a volume as read-write by a single pod.

Also worth reading:

3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Roi Of Lying [dilbert.com]

>> Updated Opinion  [dilbert.com]

>> Long Range Plan [dilbert.com]

4. Pick of the Week

>> The 1000 Day Rule : What Living the Dream Really Looks Like [tropicalmba.com]

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