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  • Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon San Francisco 2016

    by Abel Avram on  Dec 14, 2016

    The 10th annual QCon San Francisco was the biggest yet, bringing together over 1500 team leads, architects, project managers, and engineering directors. Over 125 practitioner-speakers presented 92 full-length technical sessions and 32 in-depth tutorials, providing deep insights into real-world architectures and state of the art software development practices from a practitioner’s perspective.

  • Blockchain – The Next Big Thing for Middleware

    by Kai Wähner on  Dec 12, 2016

    Blockchain, most well known as the technology behind Bitcoin, has uses far beyond cryptocurrencies. This article explains the use cases and technical concepts behind blockchain, gives an overview about available services, and points out why middleware is a key success factor in this space.

  • Article Series: Getting a Handle on Data Science

    by Francine Bennett on  Dec 05, 2016

    In this series we explore ways of making sense of data science - understanding where it’s needed and where it’s not, and how to make it an asset for you, from people who’ve been there and done it.

Agile Sailors - A Journey from a Monolithic Approach to Microservices

Posted by Michael Gruczel Sigi Kaltenecker Hans Gruber on  Nov 11, 2016

Over the last couple of years eSailors IT solutions has implemented big technological and organisational changes: cross-functional teams, dynamic loops, microservices, and leadership as a team sport.

How to Boost Your Skills to Become a Better Developer

Posted by Houssam Fakih Boris Gonnot on  Nov 03, 2016

This article covers the skills of good developers and highlights the importance of changing your training approach to improve your skills for high-intensity and challenging environments.

How Ousta Simulates Rides within a Two-Minute Test Cycle

Posted by Mostafa Saeed on  Oct 30, 2016

A simulation system built with microservices and an event driven architecture allows Egyptian ride hailing provider Ousta to automate the testing of their mobile apps. 3

Why and How to Test Logging

Posted by Matthew Skelton Manuel Pais on  Oct 29, 2016

Logging and aggregation are crucial tools for today's complex, distributed systems. They provide rich insights which keep time to recover short. We must therefore make sure we test logging adequately. 1

Peter Cnudde on How Yahoo Uses Hadoop, Deep Learning and Big Data Platform

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Oct 13, 2016

Yahoo uses Hadoop for different use cases in big data & machine learning areas. InfoQ spoke with Peter Cnudde on how Yahoo leverages big data technologies.

An Open API Initiative Update

Posted by Deepak Nadig on  Sep 30, 2016

Tony Tam, creator of the popular Swagger Specification is providing an update on the The Open API Initiative group activity. 1

CQRS for Enterprise Web Development: What's in it for Business?

Posted by Andrei Kaminski on  Sep 22, 2016

With a focus on the business case for a CQRS architecture, this article covers the core concepts of CQRS, and contrasts them with a common, n-tier architecture.

Two Mistakes You Need to Avoid When Integrating Services

Posted by Pamod Sylvester on  Sep 07, 2016

Often enterprises assume adopting patterns like ESB help in developing with services. However, hidden challenges with these patterns can present dangers which go unnoticed until the system is live. 3

Using Templates to Transform Web Service Results into Markup

Posted by Greg Brown on  Aug 31, 2016

The HTTP-RPC open-source Java framework returns results in JSON by default, but can use the CTemplate system to respond with custom markup.

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