Build High Performance JVM Microservices with Ratpack & Spring Boot
Ratpack and Spring Boot offer powerful platforms in the JVM ecosystem for building microservices that garner an unparalleled merger of performance and extensibility. Ratpack microservices and Spring Boot's convention-over-configuration succinctly leverage Spring Data to create data driven RESTful HTTP APIs in a lightweight, cloud native deployment.
Kovas Boguta, David Nolen discuss embracing demand-driven architectures to be able to more flexibly accommodate the rapidly transforming needs of the clients (web, native, data API consumers) while paving the way for the unforeseen clients of the future.
Aaron Quint shares an honest story of a team's journey, taken from his experience as CTO of Paperless Post, an organization which went from 5 to over 100 people and from a dev team of 2 to 40. Aaron has seen first-hand the triumphs and tragedies of growth.
An Overview of ANONIZE: A Large-Scale Anonymous Survey System
In this article, authors discuss an ad hoc anonymous and secure survey system called Anonize that can be used in applications like university course evaluations, online product reviews, and whistleblowing.
The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) with custom modifications to it in accordance with Agile and Lean values helped Seamless Payments to go through a period of organizational growth and prepare for further growth. This article describes the change that was done using a slimmed down version of SAFe that still maintained its core ideas.
Grischa Ekart is a DevOps, agile IT management, mobile and cloud enthusiast with a firm belief that enterprises need to change their IT now. He started writing at age of 18 with his very first article in 1990 incidentally focusing on Objective-C. He has been working as an independent consultant for companies such as Daimler, HP, Bosch, Siemens, T-Systems as developer, architect, coach, consultant, ITIL service manager and project manager. He studied Computer Science at University of Stuttgart and holds an MBA from the Henley Business School, UK.