OpenTelemetry with Quarkus to push distributed traces to AWS X-Ray

Integrate OpenTelemetry into a Java Quarkus microservice to send distributed traces to AWS X-Ray. No javaagent is required and it supports the Quarkus native mode. This solution enables observation of the entire microservice infrastructure, including services hosted by AWS.

Testing TypeScript Defintions

TypeScript type definitions can be quite complex. They need to be tested to avoid mistakes during implementation and refactoring.

Release memory back to the OS with Java 11

Java 11 is by default very reluctant to release unnecessary memory back to the operation system. The Shenandoah GC is more aggressive and available in Java 11.