Category: Blogs

Making a searchable IData cache.

Since v8.2 we have access to Terracotta caching (Ehcache) using the pub.cache services. This is a great addition, however when working with them you’ll notice they’re still very low level java-based. Putting something in them requires java objects for both the keys and the objects.

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Software AG Event-Driven Architecture (EDA)

At our latest Fast-track session the question was raised what EDA (even driven architecture) is and what it is used for. Luckily there is some documentation. Basically EDA is a set-up/methodology of how SAG sees you working with events on their platform. For that it provides

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IBM BPM – Task Notification Email template

A customer of mine had the requirement to send an email every time a task is created for a user. Rather than polluting our process with an email activity we decided to use the built in functionality IBM BPM provides. When a user logs in

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Devops (3): Chef (and some fun cooking)

After having looked into Vagrant, it became clear that Puppet and Chef are “the” tools to do the structured and repeatable configuration of machines. I picked the recent book “Learning Chef” to learn and experiment a bit. Tools The book uses the recent Chef Development Kit which should gradually replace the tool called Knife.

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Devops (2): Vagrant

After looking a bit into Docker, I went on to look into Vagrant, another well-known tool to provision and configure virtual machines. To learn about Vagrant, I read the book “Vagrant: Up and Running“. This O’Reilly book is well-written and the examples all work. While

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Devops and Docker

The holiday period between Christmas and New Year is an ideal period to catch up on some reading and experimenting. Devops and tools such as Docker, Vagrant, Chef, Puppet and Ansible were on my radar for a while. So finally some time to dive into

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