Reblog: 5 error-tracking tools for Java DevOps

I found this article very interesting in my readings. Plus i was not aware about those tools:

http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2014/09/5-error-tracking-tools-java-developers-should-know.html

These tools  are about getting aware of errors occurring inside your app at runtime.

Some good tools to consider at devtime (based on static code analysis) are:
-FindBugs http://findbugs.sourceforge.net/manual/eclipse.html
-PMD http://pmd.sourceforge.net/eclipse/
Both plugins for Eclipse

AWS ELB: Zero downtime or Blue Green or Canary deployments!

In this post (https://zoumana.wordpress.com/2014/06/16/zero-downtime-deploiement-sur-tomcat7/), i talked about the Zero Downtime deployment feature inside tomcat 7 and later.

To summary this was about deploying a newer version of the same app within the same tomcat container keeping the previous WAR serving the HTTP requests until the new version is successfully deployed to take over the next users’ requests.

Today the target is the same:  avoiding to take an application off-line during an upgrade for the happiness of end users 🙂 but through one of Amazon Web Services feature: Elastic Load Balancer! Lire la suite