1. Spring and Java

>> Comparison of Java HTTP Clients [reflectoring.io]

An in-depth comparison of different available options when it comes to calling HTTP APIs in the Java ecosystem

>> GraalVM 21.3 Supports Java 17 [infoq.com]

A new version of GraalVM with Java 17 support, 40% performance improvement, a new proftool for performance metrics, and quite a bit more

>> Implementing Bulk Updates with Spring Data JPA [thorben-janssen.com]

And a solid article on how to improve the throughput of updates using Spring Data JPA and its batching configurations

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical

>> Non-root Containers And Devices [kubernetes.io]

An insightful read on available options to access devices in non-root containers and pods – a bit complicated but definitely useful in some scenarios.

Also worth reading:

3. Musings

>> One Best Way – Continuous Improvement in Software Engineering [reflectoring.io]

Embracing the change – instead of pursuing the perfect solution, let’s act with agility and improve based on feedback!

Also worth reading:

4. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Abundance Of Caution [dilbert.com]

>> Wally’s Career Plan [dilbert.com]

>> User Interface [dilbert.com]

5. Pick of the Week

Finally, definitely have a look at the new Serverless platform from Cockroach Labs:

>> Introducing CockroachDB Serverless [cockroachlabs.com]

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