Forget Micro-services, It’s Time to Talk About Micro-applications

Micro-services is the buzzword-compliant way to talk about applications these days. That’s also ok. It’s not great, but it’s ok. Micro-services have two problems in my opinion: they are too small, and they are not small enough. To solve all your problems, even that weird one you are too shy to tell your doctor about, […]

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CPN Tools 4 Extensions: Part 1: Basics

By far, the biggest new feature in CPN Tools 4 is simulator extensions. Simulator extensions makes it possible to add functionality to CPN Tools written in Java. This feature describes the basics of simulator extensions: their architecture, the available communication patterns, and the Java interface for extensions. […]

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How to Make a System Administrator Cry

I want to replace Apache by nginx, but I don’t want to do a big conversion in one step. Hence, this is what my webserver looks like now. Previously Apache was the frontend but now nginx is taking over the role with Apache being phased slowly out whenever-the-fuck-I-feel-like-it. After I switched to php-fpm and FastCGI, […]

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