Overall the book is a quick read that provides some useful insights and potential starting points for enterprise practitioners and technical managers in medium to large enterprises where development and operations are still very defensive towards each other (often driven by conflicting goals) and where a blame culture reigns.
In this article on Graph Databases, author Ian Robinson discusses the problems Graph DBs aim to solve. He also talks about the data, storage, and query models for managing variably structured, densely connected data.
The Java Community Process machinery has started cranking on Java EE again, a little over a year after Java EE 7 was released. The goal is to create the next major version of Java Enterprise Edition. Meet Java EE 8 and JSR 366!
This year, Apple surprisingly unveiled Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OSX at WWDC. This article details why Swift is an enrichment to the Apple ecosystem.
This condensed white paper summarizes seven ‘trends and take-aways’ taken from the report entitled “Quantitative Analysis of Agile Methods” report that compared the performance of project approaches.
Aerospike is an open source distributed Key-Value NoSQL database that supports flexible data schemas & ACID transactions. InfoQ spoke with Brian Bulkowski from Aerospike team about NoSQL the database.
Ben Evans considers some aspects of the enterprise architecture of financial systems and compare them to some characteristics of gaming environments that he has observed as a player. 1
The book Kanban in Action provides ideas for applying kanban to visualize work, track progress and limit work in process, metrics for improvement, and games and exercises to learn kanban principles.
Donald Raab, creator of GS Collections, reveals the power of that framework, and how together with Lambda expressions, it sprinkles Java with some of the sparkle of Smalltalk.
The 4C Map is a brain-based instructional design model that stands for Connections, Concept, Concrete Practice and Conclusion. This article shows how this applies to enhancing team performance.
We all want to delight customers with a quality product, and many companies focus on process to reach quality goals. But culture eats process for breakfast. How do you create a culture of quality?
Enterprise Application Development can be smartly standardized in order to take advantage of existing code and component based architecture. Mark demonstrates an approach to clarify this EA pattern. 6