Tests should always keep the end user view in mind. But how to test web services, which are not directly customer-facing, and in particular, how to performance test them in a meaningful way? This article outlines performance split testing as a performance test approach that is relying on real-time production traffic.
For our inaugural podcast QCon chair Wesley Reisz talks to Adrian Cockcroft, who works for Battery Ventures where he advises the firm and its portfolio companies about technology issues and also assists with deal sourcing and due diligence. Topics include microservices, "serverless" computing, persistent memory and other potentially disruptive trends.
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
At the MicroXchg conference in Berlin, Bora Tunca from SoundCloud presented the evolution of SoundCloud’s microservices architecture throughout the years. 3
Beyond any ideal design of your API, reality strikes back with the concrete and differing concerns of varied API consumers. 3
People worry about whether AI will surpass human intelligence these days. Prof. Juergen Schmidhuber will answer your questions and tell you more about deep learning as well as the latest trends in AI. 4
This article demonstrates a solution for automating the build, deployment and management of a Docker Java microservices application on any cloud or virtualization platform. 1
This is the first article of a two article series in which we try to work from an abstract level of IoT reference architectures towards a concrete architecture and implementation for actual use cases. 8
An interview about getting operations involved in architecture, the Self-Contained Systems approach compared to microservices, improving deployment pipelines and using measurements in deployment.
ticketea is a large online ticket selling platform in Spain. This article describes their growing pains and how DevOps and an API-based distributed architecture allowed them to cope with growth. 1