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James Connors

Principal Solutions Consultant

25+ years in the computer industry. Systems software stints include compiler and Operating System development. Pre-sales Systems Engineer interacting with all manner of customers including telecommunications, financial, military, education, government, consumer and embedded electronics.

Recent Posts by James Connors

Build JDK 10 for your Raspberry Pi Right on your Device

Starting with the release of JDK 9, Oracle's list of supported hardware architecture / operating system platforms for its Java SE implementation has been...

OpenJDK 10 Now Includes Root CA Certificates

With the release of OpenJDK 10 on 20 March 2018, Oracle and the Java community have made good on their commitment to furnish Java releases every six months. ...

Bitcoin Mining: Six Months Later

About six months have passed since first setting up a personal Bitcoin mining rig.  As a follow up to that original post, I thought it make make sense to return...

Help for Signing Deployment Rule Sets

Among other benefits, the Java SE Advanced offering provides customers with access to security patches for Java releases that are no longer publicly updated. ...

JDK9 keytool Transitions Default Keystore to PKCS12

When it comes to the JDK9 release, project jigsawgarners nearly all the attention, sucking the air out of the room and leaving very little oxygen for many other...

And Now For Something Completely Different...

To steal a phrase from Monty Python's Flying Circus, this article represents a departure from the standard fare.  Today, I'd like to discuss my foray into the Bi...

Mimicking Java Flight Recorder Triggers Outside Java Mission Control

As highlighted in this previous article, Java Flight Recorder triggers enable you to selectively dump detailed runtime information about your Java...

Using Java Flight Recorder Triggers

A good amount has been written and said about Java Flight Recorder, its integration into the Oracle Java SE Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and the very low...

Updates to Java Serial Communications, Raspberry Pi 3

Why not kill a few birds with one stone?  First, it was high time to finally learn how to post an article with our new blogging platform (based on Oracle...