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  • Examining the Internals of a Serverless Platform: Moving towards a ‘Zero-Friction’ PaaS

    by Diptanu Gon Choudhury Andrew Michaelis Ramakrishna Nemani Sangram Ganguly on  Apr 07, 2017

    Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) architectures simplify how applications are deployed for developers, and serverless architecture or Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) is the next step in that direction. This article explores how serverless platforms are built, operated and leveraged for rapid application delivery. A conclusion of this work is that the serverless space is ripe for innovation.

  • 2017 State of Testing Report

    by Ben Linders on  Apr 07, 2017 1

    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.

  • Product Development in Distributed Teams

    by Savita Pahuja Hugo Messer on  Apr 06, 2017

    This article focuses on how to do product development in distributed teams. It shares some virtues and practices which help to minimize challenges and develop the right product. It covers tools to help overcome challenges due to distribution and foster good behaviours. It explains how to perform various product oriented activities like user research, story mapping, planning and refinements.

Enhance Your Testing Skills with Mindset Tools

Posted by Vivien Ibironke Ibiyemi on  Apr 05, 2017

This article is about how I discovered a way to grow my test mindset needed for the testing and delivery of quality products, and how my discovery has been useful in enhancing my testing skills.

Roundtable: The Role of Enterprise Architecture in a Cloudy World

Posted by Richard Seroter on  Apr 03, 2017

Do enterprise architects still matter? Has a cloud-native development model fundamentally changed how we think about enterprise architecture? In this roundtable with architects, we discuss. 2

Seven Operators to Get Started with RxJS

Posted by Vincent Tunru on  Apr 01, 2017

Reactive JavaScript with RxJS is powerful, but it can be hard to know where to start. Vincent Tunru introduces 7 RxJS operators to get you started.

Building Pipelines for Heterogeneous Execution Environments for Big Data Processing

Posted by Dongyao Wu Liming Zhu Xiwei Xu Sherif Sakr Daniel Sun Qinghua Lu on  Mar 31, 2017

The Pipeline61 framework supports the building of data pipelines involving heterogeneous execution environments. It reuses the existing code of the deployed jobs in different environments.

A Comprehensive Look at F# 4.1

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Mar 30, 2017

Semantic versioning can be misleading. While F# 4.1 is backwards compatible with F# 4.0, it is by no means a minor release. 3

Using Structured Conversations to Discover Your MVP

Posted by Ellen Gottesdiener Tomas Björkholm on  Mar 29, 2017

This article explains an approach for finding your MVP in which stakeholders collaborate in Structured Conversations using the7 Product Dimensions.

Introducing Reladomo - Enterprise Open Source Java ORM, Batteries Included!

Posted by Mohammad Rezaei on  Mar 28, 2017

Reladomo, the primary Java ORM used at leading investment bank Goldman Sachs, is now open source. In this article GS Technology Fellow Mohammad Rezaei takes us on a deep dive into Reladomo. 4

Predictable Agile Delivery: The Executive Challenge

Posted by Russ Lewis on  Mar 27, 2017

This article shares some ‘good, bad and ugly’ examples of practices that often work and some that always fail at adopting agile and improving large organizations.

Book Q&A on Product Mastery

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 26, 2017

In his new book Product Mastery Geoff Watts, Scrum and leadership coach, explores what he calls “the difference between good and great product ownership”.

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