The OSGi Alliance is working on a Promises specification which will provide CompletableFutures that can run all the way back to Java 1.4. Tim explains why this is of benefit and how it compares to Java 8, along with where you can find out more information about the project and how it can be used both inside and outside an OSGi framework.
Engine Yard's Ines Sombra discusses state management in the cloud in general, and specific data stores including MySQL, Postgres and some NoSQL alternatives. She also explains why the pets and cattle analogy doesn't work for her, and what need to be done in organisations with respect to trusting people and trusting the infrastructure.
Yoni Goldberg explains Gilt's architecture which consists of 350+ microservices, how teams decide the scope of a microservice, API design and management, monitoring, Scala at Gilt and much more.
Juergen Hoeller has been leading the development of the Spring core framework for over 10 years. In this interview, we get a glimpse of the passion and the insight that drive Spring. Some of the topics covered include Spring 4, adoption of Java 8, moving Spring forward, Spring Boot, enterprise features, Spring XD, and much more.
The OSGi enRoute toolchain provides an end-to-end platform for developing and testing OSGi applications, based around the bnd library that is used in most OSGi build chains such as Maven and Gradle. As well performing dependency analysis and resolution, it uses git and Travis to perform automated server side builds. InfoQ caught up with Peter Kriens at QConNY 2014 to find out more.
In this interview, recorded at QCon New York, Adrian Cockcroft talks to Charles Humble about agility, implementing DevOps, the differences between Microservices and conventional SOA, the strengths of weaknesses of micro service architecture, and approaches for building resilience into highly-distrubuted systems.
Trevor Owens sits down with InfoQ to discuss his new book, The Lean Enterprise, as well as the challenges he's faced bringing startup and entrepreneurship culture into large enterprises.
Michael Cheveldave joins InfoQ to discuss Complexity Theory, the Cynefin framework, and how that fits with Lean UX.
Lane Halley sits down with InfoQ to discuss the Balanced Team movement and what can happen when people with cross functional skills self organize.
Amber Case explains how Esri handles GIS data, how to integrate small teams and startups into established companies, handling competent jerks and other types of team members, and much more.
John Shook sits down with InfoQ to discuss how lean change is both personal and organizational as well as the A3 process.
Tom Stuart talks to ObjectView editor Mark Collins-Cope about his interest in computer science, Test Driven Development, Behaviour Driven Development, and Ruby