1. Spring and Java

>> Vulnerability Affecting Multiple Log4j Versions Permits RCE Exploit [infoq.com]

A detailed piece on how the vulnerability works, and what are the fixes for it. A must-read this week!

>> Log4J2 Vulnerability and Spring Boot [spring.io]

And, if you switched the default logging tool in Boot to use Log4j, definitely read this piece, going over the detailed Maven/Gradle fix instructions here.

>> Native-image with Quarkus [blog.frankel.ch]

Building native images with Quarkus: evaluating docker and GraalVM integration in Quarkus.

Also worth reading:

Webinars and presentations:

Time to upgrade:

2. Technical & Musings

>> On Code Reviews [henrikwarne.com]

A collection of good practices to incorporate in code reviews, regardless of whether you find bugs or not!

>> Expanding the cloud: Introducing the AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region [allthingsdistributed.com]

Less latency for local residents, more than 24000 new jobs, and contributing around 11B to country GDP by opening a new region for AWS in Jakarta!

Also worth reading:

3. Comics

And my favorite Dilberts of the week:

>> Burrow Into A Team [dilbert.com]

>> Wally Gets Covid Often [dilbert.com]

>> C02 Capture Machine [dilbert.com]

4. Pick of the Week

This week, I’m picking a security-focused resource here, in light of all of the recent security discussions:

>> The Liberica Administration Center out of BellSoft – as a solid way to both monitor and manage JVMs in production

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