Minding the API Hierarchy of Needs with RAML and APIkit

Posted by Reza Shafii on  Jan 15, 2014

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.

Building a Real-time, Personalized Recommendation System with Kiji

Posted by Jon Natkins on  Dec 26, 2013

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.

Architecture and Agility: Married, Divorced, or Just Good Friends?

Posted by Frank Buschmann and Kevlin Henney on  Dec 21, 2013

This article describes the relationship between architecture and process of software development and how architecture can respond to functional requirements and developer habitability. 1

Meet Elaine: A Persona- Driven Approach to Exploring Architecturally Significant Requirements

Posted by Jane Cleland-Huang on  Dec 15, 2013

This article shares a simple technique used to address problems such as a system’s intended functionality but also qualities such as performance, reliability, portability, and availability.

Exposing CQRS Through a RESTful API

Posted by Ali Kheyrollahi on  Dec 09, 2013

We demonstrate how to build a RESTful API on top of CQRS systems. The result joins HTTP semantics and REST style with distributed computing concerns such as eventual consistency and concurrency. 4

Building a RESTful Web Service with Spring Boot to Access Data in an Aerospike Cluster

Posted by Peter Milne on  Nov 28, 2013

This article will take you through creating a simple RESTful web service with Spring Boot and Aerospike, a distributed and replicated in-memory NoSQL database.

Contrasting Backbone and Angular

Posted by Victor Savkin on  Nov 26, 2013

Victor Savkin presents in detail the pros and cons of using Backbone.js and Angular.js to create web applications, comparing the two frameworks with each other. 5

The Best Process Is No Process

Posted by Lukasz Szyrmer on  Nov 19, 2013

Bureaucracy often plagues large product development efforts. Just like technical debt slows down development, process debt slows down your business. Eliminate process debt to get to market faster. 9

Costin Leau on Elasticsearch, BigData and Hadoop

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Nov 15, 2013

Elasticsearch is an open source, distributed real-time search and analytics engine for the cloud. InfoQ spoke with Costin Leau about Elasticsearch and how it integrates with Hadoop and Big Data.

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