Spring XD (eXtreme Data) is Pivotal’s Big Data play. It joins Spring Boot and Grails as part of the execution portion of the Spring IO platform. Whilst Spring XD makes use of a number of existing Spring projects it is a runtime environment rather than a library or framework, comprising a bin directory with servers that you start up and interact with via a shell.
A well managed backlog should contain a manageable set of Product Backlog Items (PBIs) that are of value to the customers & users of the resultant product. Keeping the right items at the right level of detail in the backlog takes careful management. This article presents some techniques for managing the backlog and provides examples from the authors' experiences.
This is a story about implementing Lean Software Development in a software vendor house for about 2 years, during which seven major changes have gradually been implemented that have helped the R&D department to remove waste from their software development process with encouraging results.
In this article, authors discuss a case study of several Android mobile apps to analyze software reuse in terms of inheritance and code reuse as well as framework reuse of whole apps.
This first article from a series of on Leading Self-Organising Teams explores what self-organising teams are. 1
This is a story about four cross-functional scrum/DevOps/feature teams delivering and managing a business-critical 24/7 system used by vessel-traffic services operators and many other users.
There are hundreds of thousands of mobile applications in the iOS or Android app stores. In this article we would like to show you two not so common ways to build native apps with Java and Xtend.
This article presents an agile approach to the production of different types of documentation, in different phases of an application lifecycle, and adapted to the different target audiences.
Taste Test, by Matt Jaynes, is a book that uses a simple scenario to compare Ansible, SaltStack, Chef and Puppet. InfoQ talked with Matt to know more about his thoughts on configuration management.
Cindy Walker spoke at Enterprise Data World Conference about using semantic approaches to augment data management practices. InfoQ spoke with her about these best practices and data analytics.
How multi User Performance testing using modern data visualisation techniques gaines early insight into location specific performance and application areas that may have "sleeping" performance issues.