Gemfire can help an ESB to achieve distributed caching by virtue of being a powerful in-memory distributed caching backbone. The Claimcheck pattern is an Enterprise Integration Pattern will be used in our example.
What is actually good, clean code? Why does it matter? Marry Poppendieck has, in her excellent talk Deliberate Practice in Software Development (slides), quoted a couple of leading figures of our industry on what is clean code.
I put together a quick experiment to compare the relative performance of three approaches to providing toString(): generated by Eclipse, Apache Reflection, and XML Marshalling. All three approaches support inheritance.
A user asked a recent question on SO for their "application which needs to process huge file stored in DB in multiple rows." Here were the steps he wanted to trigger (he didn't know how to get step 2 going).
The USENIX Association presents Kris Buytaert: "We've come a long way since introducing new ideas in server automation and deployment, and also in creating a culture of collaboration between the traditional silos in organizations..."
These days IIS has so many bells and whistles installed that it can be hard to find the settings panel that does what you want it to do. The one thing that is lacking as a feature in IIS is log file recycling.