In this article, author discusses Architectural Refactoring (AR) techniques to improve the quality attributes without changing the system's scope and functionality. He also provides a TaskCentric Template and Architectural Refactoring Catalog.
In this article, authors examine architectural languages (ALs) and model-driven engineering (MDE) as means for improving the architecture design. They review a framework of AL requirements, which includes Architectural Language definition, features and architecture tools. They also talk about MDE as a technological solution for supporting the AL requirements framework.
InfoQ reached out to "Continuous Delivery and DevOps: A Quickstart Guide" book author Paul Swartout in order to find out what have been the major changes in this space (and in the book) in the last couple of years. Swartout shares his view on cultural challenges to DevOps adoption and how the rise of mobile and microservices impacts Continuous Delivery approaches, among other topics.
Vert.x is a reactive, microservices toolkit for the JVM, that provides an asynchronous, scalable, concurrent services development model. 1
Suman Pradhan has written about developing the CORE approach to helping architects and developers build sustainable solutions that match the business needs.
This series focuses on three key areas of "meta-language" for Web APIs: API Description, API Discovery, and API Profiles.
This article introduces gilt.com's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, which allows the company to operate a resilient cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. 9
A conversation with Matt Stine about Cloud Native Architectures, Microservices and SOA, and how it's both a cultural and technological change within enterprises.
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