In this article, authors provide an overview of current SOA technologies and how to evolve in legacy environments. They also discuss the topics of SOAP vs. REST web services, Enterprise Application Integration and incremental transition to SOA in legacy environments.
F# Deep Dives, edited by Tomas Petricek and Phillip Trelford, is a new book aimed at showing what is the business value that using F# brings in practice. The book presents 11 real industrial scenarios and the way F# allowed field experts to solve them using a functional-first approach. InfoQ has interviewed Tomas Petricek, co-editor of the book.
The concept of a "microservice architecture" has steadily gained a foothold in software development over the past several years. This article uses Spring Boot, which recognized from an early time the benefits in decomposing monolithic services into distributed microservices, and was designed in a way that makes developing and building microservices a developer-focused process.
What role do containers play in a modern cloud-native application? InfoQ reached out to some of the most influential tech leaders in the industry and asked them to participate in a virtual roundtable. 1
This article describes what ‘Evo’ is at core, and how it is different from other Agile practices, and why ‘done’ should mean ‘value delivered to stakeholders’. 1
Rounding out our first Web APIs series Mike shares books he recommends for those who want to learn more about designing, implementing, and maintaining APIs for the Web.
The new book, The Practice of Cloud System Administration: Designing and Operating Large Distributed Systems, looks at a wide range of considerations for cloud-scale systems.
Roy Fielding talks to Mike Amundsen about versioning on the Web, why hypermedia is a requirement in his REST style, and the process of designing network software that can adapt over time. 14
In this article Monica Beckwith, starting from core Hadoop components, investigates the design of a highly available, fault tolerant Hadoop cluster, adding security and data-level isolation.
Chris Haddad explains why one should create a roadmap for an API, providing advice on avoiding common API pitfalls, creating business value and monetizing API assets. 1
The new “Hadoop in Practice. 2 Edition" book by Alex Holmes covers a lot of topics building Hadoop code and organizing data to support code simplicity and execution speed.
This series takes the reader on a journey from determining the business case for APIs to a design methodology, meeting implementation challenges and maintaining public APIs on the Web over time.