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Introduction to Jetty Web Server

By Jim Liao / October 25, 2016

This is an introduction to the Jetty Web Server.

Jetty is a Java HTTP (Web) server and Java Servlet container. While Web Servers are usually associated with serving documents to people, Jetty is now often used for machine to machine communications, usually within larger software frameworks.

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The unexpected forces that will bring down your bug-free system

By Jim Liao / October 14, 2016

So many developers assume that only bugs can cause their production systems to go down. There are other forces that can cause bug-free production systems to become unresponsive or experience an outright crash. There are two types forces that can impact your system, forces that compromise the stability of your system and forces that impact the capacity of your system. Awareness that your production system will eventually experience instability and overcapacity and implementing safeguards through design patterns are the only way to improve the longevity of your production system.

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Why you should not use RabbitMQ for real-time messaging

By Jim Liao / October 14, 2016

I wrote on how RabbitMQ can improve your architecture and design and in that article I wrote that some projects failed because people used RabbitMQ against its optimal usage. A loyal reader asked me to elaborate on some of the cases that people use it incorrectly. When I first used RabbitMQ, I treated it like a magic bullet that can solve all of our messaging needs, but soon discovered that it was not the case. The following are some of the cases that I regret for using RabbitMQ.

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