Frustation on JBoss

For some application I need a notion of ‘shared state’ within a cluster of computers within a network. The software will have to run on JBoss. Yesterday I had successfully…

Flex, Spring and Java

Last year I worked with a collegue on a software project. As I architect I set up a backend. As frontend technology we used flex. As backend technology, we used…

Pattern in RIA

The Flex framework is getting more and  more populair, and other similar RIA-frameworks as JavaFX and Sliverlight get a lot of attention. Some people see Flex as a alternative for…

Scala release

The final release of Scala 2.7.3 is out! You can download the release from the scala-download page. Some background: Scala is a elegant language that runs on the JavaVM. Unlike…

Trying to do good for the wrong reasons

Many programmers with at least some education computer science code by a few principles: Encapsulate database access, using Data Access Objects so we’re not tied to one or another database…

Parallel execution of SQL

The end of increasing clockspeeds The clock-speed for processors doesn’t increase anymore due to physical limits. The only way for processor-makers like Intel and AMD to increase the speed of…

Devoxx’08

This posting is a translation of the posting on my old weblog Devoxx’08 in Dutch. Of all the presentations that I’ve seen, this is my top: From Concurrent to Parallel…

Welcome

Welcome to my new weblog on ICT.  I am Gerbrand van Dieijen, JEE consultant with a broad interest in all aspects of software-engineering. On this weblog I’ll post thoughts, opinions,…