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Case Study - From Struggle to Success: Walmac Interactive

Chris Walker is the co-founder of Walmac Interactive, a Sydney based Web Design firm that now employs 7, and has done work for Intel, Fairfax, Coca Cola, and Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge). But getting to this point was not easy. Walmac started back in 1996 with loans taken on by Chris and his business partner. Within the first 18 months, they had racked up US$20,000 in debt. "This was all spent on setting up an office, employing a...

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The thread threat

February 14, 2003 Q: I have a class with a pair of static getter/setter methods that read and write a single static field. Do I need to make them synchronized for thread safety? A: To make the discussion concrete, let's use this class as an example: [ Learn Java from beginning concepts to advanced design patterns in this comprehensive 12-part course! ]public class MaybeSafe { public static int getFoo () { return...

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Java Product News (updated February 14, 2003)

Tira Wireless and Photogra launch photo-sharing appFebruary 14 — Tira Wireless and Photogra have introduced MyMobilePix, a Java-based photo-sharing application for mobile phones. MyMobilePix allows users to download and store photos on their mobile phones, and view them without connecting to the network. The application allows mobile subscribers to also edit, share, and print photos from their phones, and also features online photo...

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Scalability and high availability of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (Part 1)

In this series of articles, I will present a number of solutions that provide high availability and load balancing of Microsoft SQL Server 2000. I will focus on solutions available natively in the SQL Server 2000 and Windows 2000, such as clustering and federated servers. Microsoft offers three clustering technologies within the Windows 2000 platform: server clusters, Network Load Balancing clusters, and COM+ Component Load Balancing...