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Arun Gupta is a technology enthusiast, avid runner, author of a best-selling book, globe trotter, a community guy, Java Champion, JavaOne Rockstar, JUG Leader, Minecraft Modder, Devoxx4Kids-er, and a Red Hatter.

Data as a Service: JBoss Data Virtualization and Hadoop powering your Big Data solutions

Guest blog by Syed Rasheed (@Junooni). Red Hat and Cloudera, announce the formation of a strategic alliance. From JBoss perspective, the key objective of the alliance is to leverage big data enterprise-wide and not let Hadoop become another data silo…. Continue Reading →

Silicon Valley Code Camp for Kids 2014

300+ kids, 16 speakers (4 from middle/high school), 6 rooms, 24 sessions of 75 mins each = extremely rewarding weekend + inspired kids! And the name is Silicon Valley Code Camp 2014 Kids Track. 300+ kids, wow! Is that the biggest known… Continue Reading →

Log your miles and community runs: Java EE 7 Real World Experience

miles2run.org is an easy way to track your running activities and share with friends and families. Day-based or distance-based goals can be created and then tracked. It also allows to create community run goals and have multiple runners participate and track their activities towards that goal…. Continue Reading →

Java EE 7, JBoss, WildFly, Devoxx4Kids, and Parties at JavaOne 2014

JavaOne 2014 is about a week away, although some of festivities will start next Friday! This is going to be my 16th JavaOne in as many years and I’ve really enjoyed participating in each one of them. As always, there is… Continue Reading →

Advise to Microsoft on Mojang and Minecraft

Microsoft bought Mojang for $2.5 billion, wow! Here is official press release by Microsoft. The game is extremely popular within 8-14 years of age range, but also within other ages, including adults, as well. The education community has been extremely excited because of… Continue Reading →

Load Balance WebSockets using Apache HTTPD (Tech Tip #48)

JBoss EAP 6.3 provides a technology preview of WebSocket and WildFly have supported them as part of Java EE 7 compliance. github.com/javaee-samples/javaee7-samples/tree/master/websocket provide tons of Java EE 7 samples that run on WildFly. If you are interested in similar functionality on… Continue Reading →

WildFly with a custom configuration in OpenShift (Tech Tip #47)

WildFly instances can be easily started in OpenShift. Tech Tip #7 shows how to spin up an instance of WildFly in OpenShift. Tech Tip #21 explained how to get started using JBoss Tools. Now this WildFly instance is started with the stock configuration.xml. However… Continue Reading →

Java EE 7 Real World Experience: Campground Management with Tipi.camp

Tipi.camp provides a simple campground management software and targets 25,000+ independent campgrounds all over Europe. It provides a customer-friendly booking-portal and a RESTful API for partners to integrate. The project was conceived in September 2013 when Christoph returned from vacation, disappointed because of the missed booking… Continue Reading →

Cloud in a Box: OpenShift Online in VirtualBox (Tech Tip #46)

OpenShift is Red Hat’s PaaS platform and comes in three flavors: Origin is the Community PaaS offering. You can explore the community-driven open source upstream of OpenShift. Join the community. Online is the Public PaaS offering. Host your applications in the public cloud with automated… Continue Reading →

Compiling Apache HTTPD on Mac (Tech Tip #45)

One of my blogs needed Apache HTTPD 2.4.x on Mac but quickly realized that the binaries are available only for Netware and Win32. Even the build instructions were only for RPM-based systems. So I downloaded the source code and started building it…. Continue Reading →