This series focuses on three key areas of "meta-language" for Web APIs: API Description, API Discovery, and API Profiles. You’ll see articles covering all three of these important trends as well as interviews with some of the key personalities in this fast-moving space.
Over a period of seven years, gilt.com has grown from an e-commerce start-up running a monolithic Ruby on Rails application to $1B luxury goods company operating a cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. This article introduces Gilt's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, and explains the history and motivations that lead to the creation of this tool.
Rags Srinivas caught up with Matt Stine at the O'Reilly Architecture conference in Boston, MA. Matt talks about Cloud Native Architectures and some of the cultural and technological challenges. He talks about some of the NetFlix services and how Spring is wrapping it up to be able to architect and develop microservices on the platform. He also talks about SOA and what it probably missed out.
Following the webinar Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Microservices organized by XebiaLabs, Randy Shoup and Andrew Phillips answered a number of questions on microservices asked by participants.
In this article, author Eltjo R. Poort discusses an architecture approach called Risk and Cost Driven Architecture that helps architects become more effective in an agile world. 1
Bulk data is usually accessed via files & FTP. As collaboration migrates to APIs, what are the requirements for data APIs? Here we describe a meta-data driven architecture for bulk data ingestion.
In this article, authors reflect on Credit Suisse's adoption of SOA principles and the organization's transition from mainframe programs to open SOA services with interface contracts and governance. 4
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2015 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
This article describes the advantages of container-based microservices and why failing to containerize stateful services like databases greatly reduces the benefits of microservices architectures. 7
When developers become Tech Leads they have to find a balance between leading teams and continuing to do technical work. A book of stories on situations, challenges and approaches for leading teams.
In this article, authors provide an overview of current SOA technologies and incremental transition to SOA in legacy environments. They also discuss web services & enterprise application integration. 6
F# Deep Dives is a new book aimed at showing the business value that using F# brings in practice. It presents 11 industrial scenarios and their solution with F# using a functional-first approach.