RedHat and MariaDB

There has been a lot of rumour recently, about RedHat switching from MySQL to MariaDB in RHEL 7. Be careful with these rumours. So far, I have not yet found any official and authoritative statement by RedHat, pointing in this direction. Instead, I've found claims that this is still undecided: http://paritynews.com/software/item/1134-red-hat-denies-ditching-mysql-move-to-mariadb

The Dangers of Correlating Subtype Polymorphism with Generic Polymorphism

Java 5 has introduced generic polymorphism to the Java ecosystem. This has been a great addition to the Java language, even if we're all aware of the numerous caveats due to generic type erasure and the consequences thereof. Generic polymorphism (also known as parametric polymorphism) is usually maintained orthogonally to possibly pre-existing subtype polymorphism. A … Continue reading The Dangers of Correlating Subtype Polymorphism with Generic Polymorphism

Using jOOQ with Play Framework

For many users, it may be an obvious choice to use jOOQ along with Play Framework, leveraging simplicity and effectiveness in the Java world. While I do not have any personal experience with Play, some users have. Consider this GitHub issue where a couple of very active jOOQ users discuss various techniques of integrating the two … Continue reading Using jOOQ with Play Framework