In this interview, first published on InfoQ China, 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 evolution scenario analysis, architecture compliance checking, and tracking of architecture-level code metrics. These perspectives include change-prone requirements, technology choices, architecture erosion, and modularization best practices.
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
Reza Shafii explains how to satisfy two fundamental needs of API design and implementation, as defined by the API hierarchy of needs, with RAML, API Designer and APIkit.
Jon Natkins explains in this article how to create a personalized recommendation system fed with large amounts of real-time data using Kiji, which leverages HBase, Avro, Map-Reduce and Scalding.