ticketea is a large online ticket selling platform in Spain. This article describes their growing pains and how DevOps and an API-based distributed architecture allowed them to cope with growth, both from a technical (from monolith to multilith) and people (awareness and knowledge sharing) perspective.
Kent McDonald has written Beyond Requirements: Analysis with an Agile Mindset. The book focuses on the analysis activities in an Information Technology product development project. It presents a set of principles which can be used to guide the analysis activities, some specific techniques with advice on when and how to use them and case study examples of how they have been applied on projects
Brian Wilt, Head of Data Science and Analytics at Jawbone, recently gave a presentation at QCon SF about Machine Learning applications at Jawbone. Here we ask more about current and future directions of research and development around sleep research, getting actionable insights, getting wearables to play a significant role in healthcare, and cool projects currently in their early stages at Jawbone
APIs are a lightweight agile way of building reusable systems. Previously only some SOA adopters delivered these goals. Some key differences are the shift to distributed resources & statelessness. 1
Our physical world is about to become digitally enabled and according to various predictions, there will be many billions of IoT devices going online and collecting data in the coming years. 1
Project Jigsaw, destined to bring modular programming into the Java mainstream, is starting to take its final form. This tutorial considers all aspects of programming and migration to Project Jigsaw. 4
In a futurespectives participants abstract themselves from the legacy of outstanding challenges, fly high dreaming the future to see itself in a year from now, and possibly derive some actions.
Edwin Dando discusses the Transformation theme of the Agile New Zealand conference and how Agile ideas are taking hold outside of Information Technology
Machine learning is about making decisions or predictions based on existing data. InfoQ spoke with Nick Pentreath, author of Machine Learning with Spark, about data science & machine learning topics.
In this third article in the #noprojects series Evan Leybourn explains the importance of focusing on outcomes rather than activities in order to maximize value for the organization.
The new book, "Elasticsearch in Action" by Radu Gheorghe, Lee Hinman and Roy Russo, covers Elasticsearch functionality, scalability, performance and administration.
OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer Study Guide II-Review and Author Conversation
This new comprehensive handbook to Java and the Java OCP certification exam is a clear and complete Java 8 certification preparation, and indeed a great way to generally learn Java 8. 2