Following the online webinar "Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Microservices" organized by XebiaLabs, which we covered in The Benefits of Microservices, Randy Shoup and Andrew Phillips answered a number of questions on microservices asked by participants.
The Web is known primarily as a Web of Documents because that has been our main experience with it, but we should not ignore the idea of documents as a data source. New technologies are emerging to make it easier to encode extractable content on the Web. This article focuses on how producers can increase the machine-processability of the documents they produce.
In this second article in the Resource-Oriented Architecture series, Brian Sletten discusses the benefits of REST, what constitutes a resource, associating metadata with a resource, the pitfalls of common models of resource metadata, SPARQL, RDF, expressing RDF facts, RDF triples, querying RDF, and sample RDF queries.
Brian Sletten discusses REST architecture, SOAP and WS-*, Semantic Web, URLs as IDs, URIs and URNs, freedom of form, logically-connected late-binding systems, HATEOAS, and the impact of Semantic Web. 19
The authors, from Intel, offer a three pronged approach to providing secure transmission of high volume HTML traffic using CPU instructions and a novel RSA algorithm to significantly reduce costs. 5
Gregor Roth RESTful HTTP architecture and design, common URI naming, Uniform interface interactions, when to use PUT or POST, how to support non-CRUD operations, and more. 12
What exactly happens when an HTTPS connection is established? This article analyzes the data exchanged between the browser and the server, down to the byte, in order to set up a secured connection. 11
.NET and Java interop can be made really simple using a REST document centric approach. This article demonstrates REST for interop as well as POST-REST. 4