Microservices

Microservices are a Hype, but they have their pros and cons. Sometimes people say, that this is the magic tool to solve all problems. They hear it on conference talks, read it in the internet or even in books. It is not the first time and it won’t be the last time that we hear […]

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ScalaUA 2019

In March 2019 I have visited ScalaUA in Kiev. It was interesting. I attended the following talks: Thinking Functionally by John A. De Goes Streaming data processing with Apache Spark by Roksolana Diachuk Theory of Constraints in Programming: Beyond Problem-Solving by Anatolii Kmetiuk Video Q&A session with Martin Odersky by Martin Odersky and Jon Pretty […]

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50 years of internet

According to some the RFC1, which was published on 1969-04-07, was the start of the internet. Many RFCs have since this time been published and they describe the standards of the internet. The early internet did contain functionality to communicate between computers, but it did of course not include http, html and the WWW, which […]

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www.it-sky-consulting.com now https only

I have converted my company site www.it-sky-consulting.com to always use https. This is something all sites should do in the next few months.

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Weird blackmailing via email from „Hacker“

I got a few emails, that looked like this (see at the button). I replaced all references to myself with xxxx. The source of the email indicates, that a mailserver „nmail.brlp.in“ has been used for this. The fact, that the email seems to come from my own mail address is not a proof that this […]

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Cisactions

New research has analyzed the concept of transactions from a very theoretical point of view. An interesting result of this research was the concept of cisactions, which are in some way the opposite of transactions. A duality between cisactions and transactions has been proven. This means that in principal every application that is based on […]

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