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    Microservices in a Post-Kubernetes Era

    by Bilgin Ibryam Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 01, 2018 1

    The microservice architecture is still the most popular architectural style for distributed systems. But Kubernetes and the cloud native movement have redefined certain aspects of application design and development at scale. Modern developers must be fluent in a programming language to implement the business functionality, and equally fluent in cloud native technologies.

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    Istio and the Future of Service Meshes

    by Jasmine Jaksic Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 19, 2018

    A service mesh provides a transparent and language-independent way to flexibly and easily automate networking, security, and observation functions. This article examines the past, present and future of the Istio service mesh. The near-term goal is to launch Istio to 1.0, when the key features will all be in beta, including support for Hybrid environments.

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    Practical Monitoring: Book Review and Q&A with Mike Julian

    by Daniel Bryant Follow 796 Followers on  Nov 07, 2017

    Mike Julian has recently published Practical Monitoring with O’Reilly, which aims to provide readers with a foundational introduction to the topic of monitoring, as well as practical guidelines on how to monitor service-based applications and cloud infrastrastructure. InfoQ recently sat down with Julian and discussed the topic of monitoring.

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Under The Hood with the JVM's Automatic Resource Management

Posted by Ben Evans Follow 35 Followers on  May 20, 2017

Oracle has announced the deprecation of Object::finalize. We take a deep look to understand how it works, why it's being deprecated and the recommended approach to replace finalization. 3

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Want to Know What’s in a GC Pause? Go Look at the GC Log!

Posted by Kirk Pepperdine Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 17, 2017

A superficial look at application performance will quite often have the garbage collector undeservedly incriminate itself. A proper GC log analysis can lead us past the “blame the collector” game.

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Introducing Prefix and Retrace : Interview with Stackify's Founder Matt Watson

Posted by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 22, 2017

InfoQ reached out to Matt Watson, founder and CEO of Stackify, to learn more about its products Prefix and Retrace.

Architecture & Design Follow 2521 Followers

Learning Paths: QCon London Expert Recommendations

Posted by Wesley Reisz Follow 18 Followers on  Feb 16, 2017

Advice on the best talks to attend at QCon London 2017 from London Thought Leaders.

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Improve Your Node.js App Throughput One Micro-optimization at a Time

Posted by Jorge Bay Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 16, 2017

To improve the performance of a Node.js application that involves IO, you need to understand how your CPU cycles are spent and what is preventing higher degrees of parallelism in your application.

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Book Review: Learn Apache JMeter by Example

Posted by Victor Grazi Follow 22 Followers on  Dec 06, 2016

JMeter is an indispensable tool for testing load and functionality of multi-tiered applications. This book is the manual that should have been included to help surmount the learning curve.

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Q&A on the ​Practice of System and Network Administration (3rd Edition)

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Nov 28, 2016

The third edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration incorporates developments like DevOps, infrastructure as code, continuous integration, operational excellence and assessments.

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On Abstractions and For-Each Performance in C#

Posted by Jonathan Allen Follow 631 Followers on  Sep 29, 2016

Donald Knuth famously said, “We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time”. But when faced with the other 3%, it is good to know what’s going on behind the scenes. 2

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Book Review: Site Reliability Engineering - How Google Runs Production Systems

Posted by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 21, 2016

"Site Reliability Engineering - How Google Runs Production Systems" is an open window into Google's experience and expertise on running some of the largest IT systems in the world.

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