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.
As we move towards microservice-based architectures, we're faced with an important decision: how do we wire our services together? Components in a monolithic system communicate through a simple method call, but components in a microservice system likely communicate over the network through REST, web services or some RPC-like mechanism.
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
In this week's podcast QCon chair Wesley Reisz talks to Matt Ranney, who is the Chief Systems Architect at Uber, where he's helping build and scale everything he can.
A microservice's efficiency and resource consumption patterns are dramatically affected by its threading model. Choosing the correct model for your solution is a basic requirement for success. 4
In this 2nd installment on diagnosing performance issues, performance guru Andreas Grabner focuses on spotting performance & scalability issues in distributed Microservice Oriented Architecture
New impetus to performance testing: performance split testing as attempt to make performance testing of web services more dynamic by using real-time production traffic and applying the A/B testing. 3
Angular 2 & TypeScript have brought true object oriented development to the world's most popular web development framework. This article provides a high-level overview of Angular 2. 8
For our inaugural podcast QCon chair Wesley Reisz talks to Adrian Cockcroft. Topics include microserivces, “Serverless" computing, Persistent memory and other potentially disruptive trends. 3
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2016 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
Reveno is a powerful new, performant, JVM based lock-free transaction processing framework based on CQRS and event-sourcing patterns. In this article we develop a simple trading system using Reveno. 2