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Java HttpClient and Load Balancer bad interactions

Working for a very big customer, I found a very nasty interaction between Sun HttpClient (JDK 1.4) and Http  Load Balancers. In a complex network environment, sometimes you can experience low level TCP/IP comunication errors, because sometimes HttpClient get confused and hangs. The bad behavior of Sun HttpClient is well known: some guys suggested me …

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Producing Open Source Software

Some times ago I have the lucky to read  “Producing Open Source Software“: […] a book about the human side of open source development. It describes how successful projects operate, the expectations of users and developers, and the culture of free software. The book is released under an open copyright: it is available in bookstores …

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April 0.2 Application Performance Framework

April (Application Performance Framework) is a super-light application framework based on Spring, featuring: An Aspect Oriennted Programing Performance Monitor, which try to increase performance on the fly A super-light XML-RPC communication framework April first commitment is “be lite, be pluggable” and do not re-invent the wheel. I am happy to describe here how it works …

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jrecordbind: fixed length file parser

=== JRecordBind === A tiny and super fast library that aims to * map fixed-length lines to bean instances, ready to be chewed by an import procedure (Unmarshaller) * and export record beans into a fixed-length file (Marshaller). take al look to it at jrecordbind: Home. It is a very good library, I will suggest …

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About the Gioorgi KnowledgeBase

The’s Knowledge Base is a new service provided to readers. The Knowledge base arranges tips & tricks scattered on the web, and based on the Giovanni Giorgi’s  IT consulting experience. The information are mostly based on open source technology, but also commercial products are described. Albeit knowledge base born as a small random “basket …

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Portal Software: LifeRay

I am not a big fan of portal software, because it is not cheap to delivery. Portal specification is heavy to use and implement, and can have a reason only in very big corporate company. SingleSignOn can be delivered in different and simpler way. The big advanteg of the Portal is the ability to “deactivate” …

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JRuby and Jython: the easy way

The revamp of Jython 2.5, the python interpreter written in Java, is a very good news, because give us the chance to think of a new way of coding. Looking at Google trends,  JRuby and Jython are emerging as key  pieces of a new puzzle. OOP revolution take years to become active, and Java success …

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