This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
The current issue of the JavaRanch Journal has an article by Paul Wheaton about Better Enterprise/Network Monitoring with Component Diagnostics. You can check it out here, and if you have comments or question, feel free to post them in this thread.