The State of Testing 2017 report provides insights into the adoption of test techniques, practices, and test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. This is fourth time that this survey has been done. InfoQ held an interview with the organizers of the State of Testing survey.
Do enterprise architects still matter? Has a cloud-native development model—not to mention a DevOps and SRE approaches to operations—fundamentally changed how we think about enterprise architecture? In this roundtable, we talk to four experienced architects to find the answer.
Does your approach to application and data center security change when adopting cloud services? To learn more about this topic, InfoQ reached out to Pete Cheslock, head of operations and support teams at Threat Stack.
When building a new system on AWS we are faced with three architectural choices around application packaging, runtime service and load balancing service. This article looks to identify the best one. 1
Containers are just around the corner for the Windows community, and this article takes a closer look at using SQL Server containers.
This Virtual Panel focuses on some of the current trends in iPaaS. InfoQ has reached out to thought leaders from MuleSoft, SnapLogic and Microsoft to participate in this dialogue.
With the fast-pace of cloud changes, cloud lock-in remains a popular refrain. But what does it mean, and how can you ensure you're maximizing your cloud investment while keeping portability in mind?
Consultants play a major role in helping companies deliver software. How do these consultants tackle lock-in and build portable solutions? In this interview, OpenCredo's Nicki Watt tackles this topic.
Cloud bursting! On-premises! Hybrid cloud! Off-premises! Multi-cloud! Each of them makes logical sense, but it’s the last - multi-cloud - that the author has been seeing in actual practice the most.
There's no shortage of opinions on the topic of technology lock-in. InfoQ reached out to four software industry leaders to participate in a lively virtual panel on this topic.
As we move towards microservice-based architectures, we're faced with an important decision: how do we wire our services together? 6
It makes no difference how hard you try- some form of lock-in is unavoidable. What matters most is understanding the layers of lock-in, and how to assess and reduce your switching costs.