Recently, I have been working with Ubuntu in a Virtual Box VM and setting up ActiveMQ for testing. I wanted to create a VM with an already running ActiveMQ as a service, whenever I started it. In order to do this, I set up ActiveMQ as a Linux intialisation service. I installed ActiveMQ first by […]
The last day of QCon, Friday, had already started with a keynote, Resilient Response in Complex System, John Allspaw. The general advice was concentrate on recovery rather than attempting to avoid failure. The talk emphasized the need to train developers and operators in failure situation, following the model of military or emergency services. The […]
I was fortunate to attend the QCon London 2012 conference, this year. Firstly, I was delighted to be invited as a speaker and then when that did not pan out, secondly, they still let me in as VIP guest. I would like to special thanks the QCon / Trifork staff for the awesome gift. […]
Today, I am at the final day of the QCon London 2012 conference in partuculary in the Scala and Functional Languages track. Philip Wadler gave an excellent presentation on functional programming and his belief about lambda calculas, mathematical formal logic and an advanced computer science. At the end of his talk, there was a lot […]
I really apologise for being very late with this. Sorry about that. However, the European JUG Leaders BOF Video from Devoxx 2011 is finally here in all of its glory. Enjoy for real now Plus there is a more friendly URL https://vimeo.com/peterpilgrim/devoxx11-europeans-jug-leaders-bof PS: There JUG leaders here from North and South America, Africa […]
As I write this, today is 29th February 2012, a leap year and day. Tomorrow will be first day of March, which also the same month that QCon London 2012 takes place. I was due to give an updated JavaFX tutorial, on the Tuesday university, but it did not work out in the time. I […]
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