Reactive Cloud Actors are an utilization of Carl Hewitt's Actor model which can be used to leverage the power of modern distributed systems. This article demonstrates an implementation of Reactive Cloud Actors, considering a complex business scenario that is delivered in an elegant and thoughtful solution.
Currently, Antifragility and Microservices are trending topics and this might be a hint that there are new architectural paradigms or design patterns on their way for building application systems.. We're discussing these new concepts with Russ Miles to find out what they are good for and how to apply them in an architect's or developer's daily business - for existing applications and those to come
In this article, authors talk about the impact of pattern languages on the software design community over the past 20 years. They discuss patterns like Enterprise Integration Patterns, open source ESBs and patterns as a design tool.
Micro Sun describes some of the techniques Tencent use to scale Qzone, a social networking platform in China with over 600 million monthly active users.
In this article, authors discuss Morphosis, a multi-perspective measuring approach for architecture sustainability that includes compliance checking and tracking of architecture-level code metrics.
Lambda Architecture proposes a simpler, elegant paradigm designed to process large amounts of data. In this article, author discusses Lambda Architecture with the help of a sample Java application. 6
In this article, based on a research study the authors discuss the criteria that can help architects assess architectural design decisions’ sustainability.
InfoQ interviewed Capers Jones about advancements and events in software engineering and the effects that they have had on our society.
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.
How to use various tools such as Apache Avro, Apache Crunch, Cloudera ML and the Cloudera Development Kit to build applications that use Hadoop.
Raffi Krikorian, Vice President of Platform Engineering at Twitter, gives an insight on how Twitter prepares for unexpected traffic peaks and how system architecture is designed to support failure. 1
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