With the fast-pace of cloud changes (new services, providers entering and exiting), 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.
In this Q&A, Alex Balazs, VP Fellow Architect of Turbo Tax at Intuit tells us how they used Node.js to start to break apart the monolithic architecture of their legacy platform. Balazs talks about getting the people involved, the challenges they faced, and discusses how other large enterprises can benefit from their experience.
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.
Big Data Analytics with Spark, authored by Mohammed Guller, provides a practical guide for learning Apache Spark. InfoQ and the author discuss the book & development tools for big data applications.
Configuration is one of the most widely used cross-cutting concerns in application development. Apache Tamaya is a new incubator project that brings standardized property management to Java.
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?
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.
In this article we deep dive into two bytecode manipulation frameworks: Javassist and ASM, valuable tools for performing tasks that are otherwise impossible. And once you learn it the sky's the limit! 2
This is the second article of a two article series in which we try to work from an abstract level of IoT reference architectures towards a concrete architecture for actual use cases. 1
Datastax recently announced DataStax Graph to support graph data models. InfoQ spoke with Martin Van Ryswyk from DataStax team about the new product. 1