Improved pipeline build time with Maven, Jenkins and Surefire

Currently, I am dealing with a bug that leads to unstable build times. The setup consists of Jenkins, Maven and the Surefire Test plugin. Through this work, I’ve come across the fact that all the optimizations we use on our developer machines never found their way into our Jenkins pipeline. So then I started tuning […]

Why your stateless Spring Boot Service still creates HTTP sessions

About two years ago I rolled out the first productive Spring Boot application within OpenShift. One of the problems we met back then was opening HTTP sessions even though we only rolled out a stateless REST server. A few days ago, there were problems with another REST service. When I was called up and saw […]

Java 8 vs Java 11 – Productive business application benchmark

Last week I could finally migrate a productive business application from Java 8 to Java 11. Until now the Continues Integration Pipeline didn’t support Java 11 completely. As that changed last week I could finally deploy the application on the clients OpenShift cluster. The application is a simple CRUD-Rest Service on top of an Oracle […]