Apache Log4j is a Java-based logging utility, that is part of the Apache Logging Services, a project of the Apache Software Foundation. On December 9, 2021, a zero-day vulnerability involving arbitrary code execution in Log4j 2 was discovered by Chen Zhaojun of Alibaba Cloud Security Team and disclosed via the project´s GitHub repository and given the descriptor „Log4Shell”. Tenable characterized it as „the single biggest, most critical vulnerability of the last decade”.
Self-service availability, automatic infrastructure scaling, and dynamic resource pools are all advantages of cloud-native and Kubernetes-native technologies. This article will explore what it means to bring Java into the distributed, Kubernetes-first, cloud-native application development world we live in today, as well as why it is so critical.
The Java programming language is widely used, and millions of websites and apps would stop working if it disappeared tomorrow. Continue reading the article to find why it’s still so popular among developers.
Java is one of the most popular and trusted programming languages. It’s earned its reputation due to constant updates that bring improvements and new functionalities. Today Java can be used to create enterprise web level applications and entire systems. This is made easier by available frameworks. These, however, often vary in quality.