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JavaOne 2009 officially started with the opening Keynote delivered by Jonathan Schwartz, CEO of Sun Microsystems. The keynote included several announcements and demos presented by partners and customers of Sun. Here are some highlights... Java Store to enable the java community to distribute their innovative Java solutions worldwide JavaFX 1.2 powered applications demonstrated on a consumer TV Intel and Sun collaboration to gain better performance of Java on Intel processors James Gosling - inventor of Java - giving a review of 14 years of Java Some words about Oracle and Sun by Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Stay tuned with more information about the conference as it goes on.   ... (more)

Identify Performance Bottlenecks in Your BizTalk Environment - Part 3

In my last two articles I wrote about how to Use BizTalk Performance Counters and how to Analyze Adapter and Pipeline Performance. In this final article I focus on Orchestration and calling external services. Step 4: Analyzing Orchestration Orchestrations can be as simple as reading a file from a file system, transforming it and writing it out to a different file. They can also be much more complex such as calling external web services depending on certain conditions in the incoming messages, taking the response of these services and calling other services or writing a transformed... (more)

Why Do I Lose My ASP.NET Sessions Due to Constant AppDomain’s Recyclings?

Microsoft Developer on Ulitzer This might be an “old hat” for most of you experienced ASP.NET Developers out there – but I think it is worth another blog entry as I just ran into the following problem: Step 1: Migrated an Application from .NET 1.1 to .NET 2.0 I worked with an ASP.NET Application originally developed on ASP.NET 1.1. We upgraded to . NET 2.0 using Visual Studio 2008 and the project conversion wizard. Besides some problems with the conversation of project files and web service proxies – that could all be fixed manually – the conversion went smoothly. The applicatio... (more)

Ten Questions to Avoid a Classical Business War Room Scenario

I personally don't like the term "War Room" when describing a firefighting situation that many software companies have to deal with when systems go down or have problems. The way these war rooms typically play out is that key personnel (engineers, operations, business) are summoned into a room until the problem is solved. This was the case back with the Apollo 13 mission and still is now when we look at the famous Facebook war room from Dec 2012: The War Room back then - And Now: Not a whole lot different What's the problem with these pictures? There are a lot of people in the roo... (more)

Live Performance Monitoring Status from HealthCare.gov

We keep monitoring HealthCare.gov and created a web page that shows the latest monitoring results. If you are interested check it out: HealthCare.gov Performance Status. Heat Map of Average Response Time by State Page Load Time Comparison of HealthCare.gov, US Healthcare Facilities and US Government Websites The Top Java Memory Problems - Part 1 DevOps Survival Guide: 2013 Online Holiday Shopping Season When DB Log files don't help: Data Access Analysis Tips to boost Performance With Confidence through the Holiday Season: Manage Success in Production ... (more)