In this the second installment on diagnosing performance issues, performance engineer Andreas Grabner focuses on spotting patterns that cause performance and scalability issues in distributed Micro Service Oriented Architectures.
There are dozens of Agile methods nowadays and more and more often we hear about Hybrid Agile, but what does that actually mean? This article provides a view on why it is important to have clarity around the term Hybrid Agile and what it has to mean to make sense. It provides guidance on circumstances when you could use the different kinds of methods.
How do you handle a long list of defects in your project? You don't. If it is not worth fixing a defect right now, it’s not likely that we will find the time to do it later. Also, it becomes more and more difficult over time to correct the defect, so it cheaper to solve it now. Kirill Klimov explains why you should solve defects right away, or state that you will not solve them.
CoreOS have studied the emerging state-of-the-art application design and deployment patterns, and integrated a number of open source projects with the goal of creating a modular container platform.
Ahmad Fahmy provides an authentic retrospective of a large scale agile transformation at a large bank, looking at what worked, what didn't and lessons which can be applied at other organizations.
In this week's podcast QCon chair Wesley Reisz talks to Mads Torgersen who leads the C# language design process at Microsoft, where he has been involved in five versions of C#.
New impetus to performance testing: performance split testing as attempt to make performance testing of web services more dynamic by using real-time production traffic and applying the A/B testing. 3
Olivier Bonsignour on what "X-Raying" software means, how it can help prevent software disasters and why CIOs should care. 2
Pair programming is one of the core techniques of eXtreme Programming and has been shown to be effective for knowledge sharing as well as code quality, but it is a practice that is often not done 2
Angular 2 & TypeScript have brought true object oriented development to the world's most popular web development framework. This article provides a high-level overview of Angular 2. 2
The book achieving impact through engagement by Si Alhir and and Peter L. Simon explores models on employee and customer engagement to achieve impact in organizations based on increasing engagement.
Martin Thompson, co-founder of LMAX, keynoted at QCon São Paulo 2016, outlining the top 10 performance related mistakes that he has encountered in production.