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Architecture & Design Follow 267 Followers

The Difference between SOA and Microservices?

by Mark Little Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 23, 2017 3

RedMonk's Stephen O'Grady has entered the debate on SOA versus microservices and agrees with many others that the size of a service is neither a necessary nor sufficient differentiation.

Java Follow 117 Followers

JetBrains Elected to the JCP Executive Committee

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 18, 2017 1

In a recent special election, JetBrains was elected to the JCP Executive Committee to fill one of the seats vacated by Ericsson and TOTVS. Trisha Gee, developer and technical advocate at JetBrains, spoke to InfoQ about this latest milestone for JetBrains, what they plan to accomplish, the recent JSR 376 vote, and plans for future development.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

Twistlock 2.1 Container Security Suite Released

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 1 Followers on  Jul 16, 2017

Twistlock announced the general availability of version 2.1 of their container security product. Highlights of the release include an integrated firewall that understands application traffic, vulnerability detection, secrets management via integration with third party tools, and compliance alerting and enforcement.

Cloud Follow 32 Followers

Kubernetes 1.7 Released with Security Hardening, StatefulSet Updates and Extensibility Features

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  Jul 14, 2017

Kubernetes 1.7 has been released with a focus on delivering features for security, storage and extensibility, and includes a Network Policy API, automated upgrade strategies for StatefulSets, and an extensible API aggregation layer.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

Q&A With Robert Scherrer: DevOps on the Backbone of the Swiss Financial Center

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 11, 2017

Starting with a small core team, and a DevOps approach around 5 + 1 dimensions - skills, organization, process, infrastructure, architecture + mindset & attitude - SIX has been transforming how IT and the business work together to break the silos and align themselves along value streams. InfoQ took the opportunity to talk with Robert Scherrer, head of software dev at SIX, about this journey.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

Oracle Releases Open Source Container Utilities, Including A New Container Runtime Written in Rust

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  Jul 10, 2017

Oracle has released three open source container utilities including Smith, an OCI image-compliant container builder that creates “microcontainers” with a single executable and its dependencies; Crashcart, a microcontainer debugging tool; and Railcar, a Rust-based alternative container runtime that implements the OCI-runtime specification.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

Eric Han, VP at Portworx, Speaks to InfoQ on the State of the Hyperconverged Container Market

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 07, 2017

InfoQ speaks to Portworx VP of product management, Eric Han, about the direction of the container market and differentiators between the growing number of hyperconverged container platforms in the market.

Cloud Follow 32 Followers

A Series of Unfortunate Container Events at Netflix: Andrew Spyker and Amit Joshi at QCon NYC

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  Jul 02, 2017

At QCon New York 2017,  Andrew Spyker and Amit Joshi presented “A Series of Unfortunate Container Events at Netflix”. Key takeaways from running production workloads within containers running on the AWS Cloud include: expect problematic containers and workloads; there is continued need for cloud to evolve for containers; and it has been worth the effort due to value containers unlock.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

The "Paved Road" PaaS for Microservices at Netflix: Yunong Xiao at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

At QCon New York 2017, Yunong Xiao presented “The Paved PaaS to Microservices at Netflix” which discussed how the Netflix Platform as a Service (PaaS) assists with maintaining the balance between the culture of freedom and responsibility and the overall organisational goals of velocity and reliability.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

Sonatype Acquires Vor Security to Expand Nexus Open-Source Component Support

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

Sonatype announced the acquisition of Vor Security to extend their open-source component intelligence solutions’ coverage to include Ruby, PHP, CocoaPods, Swift, Golang, C, and C++.

Cloud Follow 32 Followers

Running a Presidential Campaign with Immutable Infrastructure: Michael Fisher at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

At QCon New York 2017 Michael Fisher presented “Presidential Campaigns & Immutable Infrastructure” and discussed the implementation and challenges of provisioning infrastructure for the Hillary for America (HFA) campaign that ran during the 2015-2016 US regional and national elections.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

A Comparison of Mapping Approaches for Distributed Cloud Applications

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 29, 2017

An application map is a topology view of the components of a distributed application and the network or interprocess interactions between them. A recent article gives an overview of application mapping approaches adopted by various tools like AppDynamics, OpenTracing and Netsil.

Java Follow 117 Followers

IBM and Lightbend Announce Initiative to Build New Platform for Cognitive Development

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 28, 2017

IBM has announced a strategic investment in reactive pioneer and Scala language custodian, Lightbend. The two companies will collaborate to build a new platform for cognitive development. Mark Brewer, CEO at Lightbend spoke exclusively to InfoQ about this collaboration.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

John Willis Talks DevOps Superpatterns at DOES17 London

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 26, 2017

John Willis, co-author of The DevOps Handbook, spoke about the emerging DevOps Superpattern at the 2017 DevOps Enterprise Summit June 5th and 6th in London.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

Cloud Migrations, Highly Regulated Environments, and Making Work Visible: DOES17 London Day Two

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  Jun 23, 2017

At the London DevOps Enterprise Summit 2017 (DOES17) conference, the second morning of keynotes discussed the role DevOps plays when migrating to cloud platforms; the creation and cultivation of effective teams that must work within high-regulatory environments; and how to improve the flow of business value by making work visible.

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