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Architecture & Design Follow 616 Followers

Microsoft .NET Architecture Guidance Released

by Michael Stiefel Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 30, 2017

Four application architecture guides are available from Microsoft's Developer Division and the Visual Studio product teams. This guidance covers four areas: Microservices, Docker, Web Applications with ASP.NET Core and Azure, and Enterprise Applications Using Xamarin Forms. Each guidance is contained in an eBook. There are two end-to-end reference applications that the guides use as examples.

Java Follow 376 Followers

Apache OpenWebBeans Releases Meecrowave Server Version 1.0 for Java EE-Based Microservices

by Michael Redlich Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 30, 2017

Apache OpenWebBeans recently released version 1.0.0 of their Meecrowave project, a microservices server built on top of existing Apache projects utilizing servlets, CDI, JSON-P and JSON-B, and JAX-RS. Meecrowave may be used for microservices and standalone applications.

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Java API for RESTful Web Services 2.1 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 26, 2017

Java API for RESTful Web Services JAX-RS 2.1 was released, with support for server-sent events, JSON-B, improved support for JSON-P, and a reactive extension to the client API.

Architecture & Design Follow 616 Followers

Selecting an Event Architecture

by Jan Stenberg Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 24, 2017

When designing a distributed system, maybe based on microservices, and you are considering an event architecture, there are several models and technologies available. When choosing how to implement the architecture the non-functional requirements are a main factor, David Dawson claims when describing different styles of event architectures in a recent blog post.

Architecture & Design Follow 616 Followers

QCon New York 2017: Scaling Event Sourcing for Netflix Downloads

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017

Phillipa Avery, senior software engineer at Netflix, and Robert Reta, senior software engineer at Netflix, presented their Cassandra-backed event sourcing architecture at QCon New York 2017. Currently, it powers the download feature in Netflix, and was summarised as something which improved the flexibility, reliability, scalability and debuggability of their services.

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Microsoft Announces Coco Framework for Enterprise Blockchain Networks

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 20, 2017

In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced a new open framework, called Coco, which targets enterprise consortium networks. The framework sits on top of existing blockchain platforms, such as Ethereum, and focuses on improving network throughput, adding new confidentiality models, network policy management and support for non-deterministic transactions.

Architecture & Design Follow 616 Followers

Distributed Schedulers with Microservice Architectures

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 19, 2017

Martin Campbell, microservices scalability expert at DigitalOcean, talked about running a microservice based architecture with a distributed scheduler at MicroXchg Berlin 2017. He focused primarily on the problems encountered along the way, and the tradeoffs between offerings like Kubernetes, Nomad, and Mesos.

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Microsoft Ships Azure Event Grid for Unified Event Processing

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 16, 2017

Today, Microsoft released a novel service for ingesting and processing cloud events. The Azure Event Grid takes events generated from Azure services, or custom apps, and routes them to chosen handlers.

Web API Follow 114 Followers

The Open API Initiative Announces the OpenAPI Specification 3.0.0

by Shelby Switzer Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 07, 2017

The Open API Initiative has announced the release of OpenAPI Specification 3.0.0.

Cloud Follow 56 Followers

Amazon CloudWatch Events Gains Cross-Account Event Delivery

by Steffen Opel Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added cross-account event delivery to Amazon CloudWatch Events to support use cases such as the tracking of events across an entire organization and the handling of events in separate accounts to implement advanced security schemes.

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Active Management of Open Source Components Delivers Measurable Improvements Claims Sonatype Report

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

When organisations actively manage the quality of open source components in software applications they see a 28% improvement in developer productivity (through reduction in manual governance), a 30% reduction in overall development costs, and a 48% increase in application quality (as application vulnerabilities are removed early reducing their incidence in production).

Architecture & Design Follow 616 Followers

Netflix: Application DDoS Protection in Microservice Architectures

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 29, 2017

Strategies for mitigating application DDoS in microservice architectures have just been published in a blog by Netflix. It includes an overview of how to identify requests which trigger these attacks, how to test them with their open source Repulsive Grizzly and Cloud Kraken frameworks, and finally some best practices for protecting a system from them.

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Process Managers in Event-Based Systems

by Jan Stenberg Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017 1

Publishing events to notify about changes in a domain keeps different domains decoupled from each other, but if there really is a logical flow of events it becomes implicit and hard to follow. A better solution is to use a Process Manager to keep track of the overall process, Bernd Rücker stated in his presentation at this year’s DDD eXchange conference.

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The Difference between SOA and Microservices?

by Mark Little Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 23, 2017 6

RedMonk's Stephen O'Grady has entered the debate on SOA versus microservices and agrees with many others that the size of a service is neither a necessary nor sufficient differentiation.

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Versioning of Events in Event Sourced Systems

by Jan Stenberg Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 17, 2017

A challenge with event sourced systems is that events put in the event store years ago must be readable today, even though the software has gone through numerous changes, Greg Young stated in his presentation at this year’s DDD eXchange conference. If a system can be taken down, versioning of events is relatively simple. The real challenge comes when a system can’t be taken down.

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