Securing an Apache Ignite cluster

Steve Neal Development, Java Programming 4 Comments

I’ve been building a data grid at an investment bank using Apache Ignite and have had a tough time securing it. The documentation for Ignite is really very good but doesn’t touch on how to secure a cluster at all. In this blog I’ll give an overview of how to secure a cluster in the hope that it will prove …

A genuinely type safe Map for Java

Steve Neal Java Programming Leave a Comment

The problem: As much as I love generics in Java, it is still necessary to employ evil casts when retrieving different data types from a Map; see lines 13, 14 and 15: Did you spot the bug in this example? The compiler would have missed it. Ideally, I’d much rather work with code like this: In addition to the casts …