This Week in JBoss - 11 June 2020
Welcome to another edition of the JBoss Editorial where we gather news from our communities and explore developments from our projects.
There has been some exciting news about Mandrel. You’ve likely heard of this by now but, in his announcement post, Mark explains how Red Hat has worked with the GraalVM community to create a distribution of OpenJDK with GraalVM’s native-image capabilities for producing native executables.
AI vs COVID-19
A recent DevNation Tech Talk with a very topical subject looks at how OptaPlanner has helped keep medical staff and patients safer with advanced planning algorithms. It’s nice to see Java play a role in improving things for those who are at the front lines of the pandemic.
In the Community
Eric Schnabell keeps his Cloud-native development series going with a look at example use cases for using remote container platforms as development environments.
The Infinispan blog has seen a flurry of activity in the run up to the 11.0.0.Final release, which should be available real soon now. In the meantime, you can read about some of the things that will be available in Infinispan 11 here:
William Burns shares some enhancements to Infinispan’s Off Heap implementation that simplify configuration and improve performance.
Pedro Ruivo explains how Infinispan uses vector clocks to detect conflicts with asynchronous cross-site replication as well as the strategy for resolving conflicts.
Over at the Strimzi blog, there is another installment of the series around Mirror Maker. Check out the post for mirroring to Azure Event Hub using Mirror Maker 2.