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Christian Posta

Principal Middleware Specialist/Architect at Red Hat, open-source enthusiast, committer on Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Camel, Fabric8, HawtIO, blogging, Family, India Pale Ale

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Blue-green Deployments, A/B Testing, and Canary Releases

A lot of teams I talk to recently are very interested in “DevOps” (whatever that means… seems to mean different things to different people?) and when we sit down and talk about what that really means, the directi...

The Real Success Story of Microservices Architectures

We hear the benefits of microservices architectures loud and clear; we hear the constant drum beat of how/why/by all means/etc you should be doing microservices; we know companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Gilt...

Immutable Infrastructure, hotdeploys, and the JVM

Do you deploy and undeploy your JVM-based applications (regardless of JVM container/no-container) in production? ie, when you have new versions of an app or service, do you mutate the running JVM by “undeploying”...

Fuse Fabric Profile Migration for Continuous Delivery

JBoss Fuse is a powerful distributed integration platform with built in features for centralized configuration management, service discovery, versioning, API gateway, load balancing, failover, etc for your integr...

Microservices for Enterprises Part I

Technology is the foundation of differentiation whether you’re a large enterprise or the small startup. If businesses fail to embrace that fact, they run the risk of losing marketshare and ultimately headed for t...

Microservices, DevOps, and the cost of change?

As developers, we all love shiny new things. New technologies (Docker, Kubernetes), new languages (Golang, NodeJS), new hyped conversation starters (Microservices, DevOps, Cloud). And everyone seems to have an op...

See You at DevNexus in Atlanta!

Next week I’ll be giving a talk at the DevNexus conference in Atlanta. AFAIK the event is sold out, so for those going, look forward to meeting you!

The Cost of Code Reuse Abuse

Oddly enough, while I’m sleeping or in some zombie state while attempting to sleep, I often feel like the ideas I have while in that state are the best thing ever and could possibly solve all the worlds problems....

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There's usually a steady drip of questions on the mailing list surrounding ActiveMQ's message-priority support as well as good questions about observed behaviors and "what's really supported"? I hope to help you ...

Serious about your software career? Leave your job

I recently resigned my position as senior software engineer and technical lead for a middleware services group at Wells Fargo. The job was great: work from home, great immediate manager, respected among the team ...