About 15 years ago I fainted. It was the only time in my life that I fainted.
The reasons were probably, blood donation a day before, Work from 7:00 until
19:00 and participation in the the thirty-third day of the Omer period
ceremonies of my children (I stood for a long time beside the traditional
No problem found during The Medical Check up, I performed.
The Medical Check up included wearing an Holter Monitor recording my heart
activity for 24 hours.
The Holter was a Wearable computing device, however nobody used the word
If we exclude the enhanced computing power of current Wearables in comparison
to the old Holter monitor, we can find two factor differentiating current
Wearables from the Holter Monitor.
The size of current Wearables is smaller than old wearables.
This differentiating factor is not important.
This is a significant ... (more)
Source: English Wikipedia
Microservices is a new architectural style based upon independent services.
The terms Microservices and Microservices Architecture are often used. It is
an architecture based on independent relatively small components named Micro
Some people may think that Microservices Architecture is a new and improved
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). It is not.
Martin Fowler is the first name mentioned in articles about Micro Services.
Fowler is a British Software Engineer specialized in Software development.
I read the article: Micro... (more)
On March 16th I participated in the STKI summit by the local analysts company
The company headed by Dr. Jimmy Schwarzkopf is focused on the Israeli market.
The theme of this year conference was: Finding the Right Balance: Standardize
Presentations were based on an Israeli market survey performed by the
The company's analysts' presentations topics were Infrastructure Trends,
Applications Trends, Office of the CIO trends and Infrastructure Services
Trends, followed by wrap-up IT Trends presentation by Jimmy.
Jimmy's Keynote presentation included two p... (more)
Complexity was one of the issues presented by Dr. Jimmy Schwarzkopf's STKI
summit Keynote presentation.
My Take in a previous post glanced at Complexity and the topic of a comment
to my post was Complexity.
Pini Cohen's Architecture and Infrastructure EVP & Senior Analyst's
presentation in the STKI Summit included many slides on the same topic.
The key point was that In Israel 2009 was a year with record downtime dew
Storage was a major cause for not good enough service due to under staffing.
According to Pini's presentation the complexity is driven by three factors:
Is Oracle the Java killer? Probably not.
Java is too strong to be killed. I posted the following answer to the
question: Will Oracle's lawsuit Against Google Put a Chill on Java Adoption?
When Oracle acquired Sun, I thought it was a wrong decision.
It seems that Oracle's managers reached a similar conclusion and are trying
to minimize the amount of money they lose. The lawsuit against Google is one
of the ways to achieve it. However, this lawsuit supports the concerns about
Java after Oracle acquired Sun.
Read more here.