Article Series: Design and Technology: Joining Forces for a Truly Competitive Advantage
This article series offers readers tactical approaches to building software that your customers love. Break down existing silos and create an environment for cross-collaborative teams: placing technology, business and user experience design at the core.
Randy Shoup on Microservices, the Reality of Conway's Law, and Evolutionary Architecture
Randy Shoup talks about designing and building microservices based on his experience of working at large companies, such as Google and eBay. Topics covered include the real impact of Conway's law, how to decide when to move to a microservice-based architecture, organizing team structure around microservices, and where to focus on the standardization of technology and process.
Big Data as a Service, an Interview with Google's William Vambenepe
Many of the Big Data technologies in common use originated from Google and have become popular open source platforms, but now Google is bringing an increasing range of big data services to market as part of its Google Cloud Platform. InfoQ caught up with Google's William Vambenepe, who's lead product manager for Big Data services to ask him about the shift towards service based consumption.
Jerome Louvel is the CEO of Restlet and an expert in web APIs and REST. He is an engineer in computer science and management, graduate of Polytech'Montpellier (France) and started the open source Restlet Framework project back in 2005, as the first RESTful web API framework for Java. He was part of the JCP experts group who defined the JAX-RS API and has co-authored the 'Restlet in Action' book (Manning) and contributed to the 'RESTful Web Services' book (O'Reilly). More recently, he has created APISpark, a full stack PaaS for web APIs. He lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and daughter.