Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model shows how this model can simplify enterprise software development. After an introduction to the basics of the actor model and tutorials on Scala and Akka the rest of the book is a patterns catalogue describing most of the patterns in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns from an actor model perspective.
Healthy organizations exhibit similar patterns of behavior, organization and improvement efforts. In this series we explore some of those patterns through testimonies from their practitioners and through analysis by consultants in the field who have been exposed to multiple DevOps adoption initiatives.
There are many different team topologies that can be effective for DevOps. Each topology comes with a slightly different culture, and a team topology suitable for one organisation may not be suited to another organisation, even in a similar sector. This article explores the cultural differences between team topologies for DevOps, to help you choose a suitable DevOps topology for your organisation.
In this article, Aaron Kendall uses the "metadata-driven design and development" approach by Kevin Perera to show how to rapidly create a mobile application that can evolve during runtime.
In this article Vijay Algarasan, a Principal Architect at Asurion, discusses how he and his teams have encountered microservices at various engagements and some lessons they have learned as a result. 8
The Art of Scalability, by Martin L. Abbott and Michael T. Fisher, is a book on scaling organisations to adapt to web scale growth of their products and services.
The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System is a long awaited update to a successful and authorative guide to the FreeBSD kernel that covers all major new features up to FreeBSD 11.
Elixir in action aims to introduce readers to Elixir and the Erlang virtual machine while also discussing concurrent programming topics, fault-tolerance, and topics related to high-availability.
The responsibility of an architect reaches far past design and business concerns. Their design's implementation is ultimately their only measure of success; they should get their hands dirty and help. 19
How the Dutch Railways made the transition from large use cases completely written before development to Use Case 2.0 and why this helps them to deliver apps faster and with the right business value. 1
This article presents the EIP Designer project, an Eclipse-based tool for introducing integration patterns into an EA design, filling the gap between EA practices and concrete software development. 2
Ratpack & Spring Boot offer powerful JVM platforms for building high performance, extensible microservices, leveraging Spring Data to create data driven REST APIs in a light, cloud native deployment. 23