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  • Operational - the Forgotten Architectural View

    by Eoin Woods on  Feb 15, 2017

    The emerging DevOps movement emphasizes development and operations staff working together as early as possible--sharing tools, processes, and practices that smooth the production path. This article is part of a theme issue on DevOps.

  • Virtual Panel: Microservices in Practice

    by Mark Little on  Feb 10, 2017

    Microservices have gone from development practices for the select few to something many developers in a range of organisations are embracing. Some believe that technologies that can assist with developing and adopting microservices are ineffective without associated changes within the organisations. We spoke with panelists to get different perspectives on the state of the art with microservices.

  • The Misaligned Middle and Getting off the Hamster Wheel Using Kanban

    by Shane Hastie on  Jan 31, 2017

    At the Agile 2016 conference, Dominica DeGrandis and Julia Wester of Leankit gave talks on helping middle managers adapt to change and how Kanban can be used to identify problems in workflows, which people need to address.

Might the Blockchain Outlive Bitcoin?

Posted by George Hurlburt on  Jan 26, 2017

Crypto-currency remains controversial, and Bitcoin is at the center of this controversy. Here is an update on the state of Bitcoin in particular, and examines the future of crypto-currency in general. 1

Developing Transactional Microservices Using Aggregates, Event Sourcing and CQRS - Part 2

Posted by Chris Richardson on  Jan 13, 2017

A novel approach to developing microservices using DDD, Event Sourcing, and CQRS is able to overcome the challenge of using a microservice architecture for transactional business applications. 2

Harnessing the Power of Architectural Design Principles

Posted by Eoin Woods on  Dec 31, 2016

A good set of architecture principles can provide context and justification for design decisions and can foster team collaboration and communication.

Navigating the Ins and Outs of a Microservice Architecture (MSA)

Posted by Asanka Abeysinghe on  Dec 26, 2016

Implementing a microservices architecture starts with a solid design based on a separation between the inner architecture and the outer architecture. 1

Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon San Francisco 2016

Posted 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.

Blockchain – The Next Big Thing for Middleware

Posted by Kai Wähner on  Dec 12, 2016

Blockchain, most well known as the technology behind Bitcoin, has uses far beyond cryptocurrencies. It will soon become a key component for distributed infrastructure and middleware applications.

Article Series: Getting a Handle on Data Science

Posted 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.

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