Michael DeHaan, creator of Ansible, introduces the general-purpose IT automation system. He describes the tool’s guiding principles: simplicity, ease of use and maximum security. The philosophy behind its community is also discussed, including the importance of Ansible’s plugin-based model. Michael uses a simple but common scenario to demonstrate Ansible.
Once the cultural DevOps transformation is under way, how can teams shipping cloud (or on-premises) applications use the full suite of DevOps technologies to simplify delivery and management at scale?
Graph data modeling requires a different paradigm than modeling with Relational or other NoSQL databases. InfoQ spoke with Jim Webber and Ian Robinson about data modeling with Graph databases.
Mobile operations management is one of the top priorities of modern enterprise and after establishing solutions for device management, the next challenge is to manage and secure mobile business data.
Reactive Cloud Actors are an implementation of Carl Hewitt's Actor model which can be used to leverage the power of modern distributed systems.
Currently, Antifragility and Microservices are trending topics and this might be a hint that there are new architectural paradigms or design patterns on their way for building application systems.
With Java 8, annotations can now be written on any use of a type such as in declarations, generics, and casts. This article introduces type annotations and tools to help build better software. 1
Large integrated systems create complex and hard to find architectural dependencies. This article introduces a simple modelling approach for dependency analysis within complex technology environments.
Swiss Railways employed Kanban to transform a department from disappointing performance to predictable efficiency through a series of incremental improvements. A report of their two year journey. 4
In this article, authors talk about the impact of pattern languages on software design community over past 20 years. 1
InfoQ did an interview with Ignace and Yves Hanoulle about their book "The Leadership Game", leadership styles, pair training and observing and giving feedback.