Lambda Architecture proposes a simpler, elegant paradigm designed to store and process large amounts of data. In this article, author Daniel Jebaraj presents the motivation behind the Lambda Architecture, reviews its structure with the help of a sample Java application.
Software architects must create designs that can endure throughout software evolution. In this article, based on a research study the authors discuss the criteria that can help architects assess architectural design decisions’ sustainability. They describe the challenges to achieving sustainable decisions, criteria for such decisions, solutions they tried, and lessons learned.
Quality Code book, authored by Stephen Vance, covers the different aspects of software development lifecycle with focus on delivering quality product. In the book, Stephen discusses the practices for supporting software craftsmanship testing. InfoQ spoke with the author about the book and the best practices for testing application code.
This article provides an overview of tools and libraries available for embedded data analytics & statistics, both stand-alone software packages and programming languages with statistical capabilities.
Philipp K. Janert explains how to reliably auto-scale systems using a reactive approach based on feedback control which provides a more accurate solution than deterministic or rule-based ones.
In this article we present some of the most common performance analysis antipatterns in the enterprise platform, expressed in terms of their basic causes along with remediation strategies.
In this article, authors discuss the role of big data and Hadoop in security analytics space and how to use MapReduce to process data for security analysis.
Apache Samza is a stream processor LinkedIn recently open-sourced. Chris Riccomini shares Samza's feature set, how it integrates with YARN and Kafka, how it's used at LinkedIn and more.
There has been a raging debate about PaaS and whether it is still a valuable part of a cloud portfolio, so InfoQ reached out to 4 leaders in the cloud domain for their opinions on the future of PaaS.
How to use various tools such as Apache Avro, Apache Crunch, Cloudera ML and the Cloudera Development Kit to build applications that use Hadoop.
ActiveJPA is a Java implementation of Martin Fowler’s Active Record over JPA and provides abstractions to simplify data access. In this article the primary committer illustrates ActiveJPA usage 7
In this article, authors present an empirical study about the software architecture practices for managing non-functional requirements and decision making in software development processes. 2