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Architecture & Design Follow 898 Followers

Adrian Cockcroft Discusses Chaos Architecture: "Four Layers, Two Teams, and an Attitude"

by Daniel Bryant Follow 280 Followers on  Nov 17, 2017 1

At QCon San Francisco, Adrian Cockcroft presented “Chaos Architecture”, and discussed the evolution of cloud native architecture, and how chaos engineering can be applied to produce better and safer systems. Effective chaos architecture and engineering was presented as consisting of “four layers, two teams, and an attitude”.

DevOps Follow 354 Followers

Observability and the Monitoring of Cloud-Native Applications

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017 1

Cindy Sridharan summarizes her thoughts on observability and its relevance in monitoring cloud native applications in her recent article. Observability is a philosophy that encompasses monitoring, log aggregation, metrics and distributed tracing to gain deeper, ad-hoc insights into a system.

DevOps Follow 354 Followers

Debugging Containerized Microservices: Idit Levine at QCon SF

by Daniel Bryant Follow 280 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017

At QCon San Francisco Idit Levine presented “Debugging Containerized Microservices”, and outlined the issues of debugging a distributed microservice-based system, and provided three potential approaches to overcome the inherent challenges. The talk also introduced a new open source microservices debugger that Levine is working on, Squash, which integrates with the VS Code IDE.

Development Follow 222 Followers

Real-Time Collaboration Comes to Atom

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Nov 15, 2017

At QCon San Francisco 2017, GitHub’s Nathan Sobo has unveiled Atom’s new real-time collaboration plugin, Teletype. Teletype aims to make it possible for two developers to code together with the same ease as coding alone.

Architecture & Design Follow 898 Followers

About the SOA Heritage Impact on Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 10 Followers on  Nov 15, 2017

The heritage from SOA impacts the approach and design of a microservices architecture, how we select technology, and also the organisational aspects, Tareq Abedrabbo claimed at the recent Microservices Conference µCon London 2017. One example from his experience is that many organisations still have a separation between enterprise architects and developers.

Architecture & Design Follow 898 Followers

Jonas Bonér on How Events Are Reshaping Modern Systems

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Nov 14, 2017

Jonas Bonér talked about event driven services and how event driven architectures (EDA) and event stream processing (ESP) technologies are helping with designing the modern applications based on distributed systems. He spoke at the recent Reactive Summit 2017 Conference.

Architecture & Design Follow 898 Followers

Designing Event Sourced Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 10 Followers on  Nov 12, 2017

Event sourced microservices is an area that hasn’t been explored nearly as much as it should be, Greg Young claimed at the recent Microservices Conference µCon London 2017, but he also strongly emphasized that you should not event source all your microservices. Instead, he recommends looking at individual services and applying the event sourcing pattern to services that actually benefit from it.

Mobile Follow 76 Followers

Android Architecture Components 1.0: Lifecycle, LiveData, ViewModel and Room

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 09, 2017

Google has made available Android Architecture Components 1.0, a collection of libraries to design “robust, testable, and maintainable apps.” The current components are Lifecycle, LiveData, ViewModel and Room with others on the way.

Architecture & Design Follow 898 Followers

Tracks Announced for the Inaugural QCon.ai in 2018

by Wes Reisz Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 06, 2017

Recently, the people behind QCon (InfoQ’s conference for senior developers, architects, and leaders in software) announced a new conference called QCon.ai.

Development Follow 222 Followers

Monzo Outage Post Mortem

by Alex Giamas Follow 3 Followers on  Nov 06, 2017

Monzo, the digital, mobile-only bank based in the UK, recently suffered outages in their current account payments and prepaid debit cards systems. Oliver Beattie, Monzo’s head of engineering, took on Monzo’s community forum to provide a post mortem of the outage. In this article, we describe their architecture, the root cause of the outage and the lessons learned from it.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

CNCF Adds Security, Service Mesh and Tracing Projects: Docker Notary, Lyft Envoy and Uber Jaeger

by Daniel Bryant Follow 280 Followers on  Oct 30, 2017

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced the addition of four new hosted projects over the past month: Docker’s Notary, The Update Framework (TUF), Lyft’s Envoy, and Uber’s Jaeger.

Architecture & Design Follow 898 Followers

RockScript: An Open Source Scripting Language and Engine for Microservice Orchestration

by Daniel Bryant Follow 280 Followers on  Oct 27, 2017 4

Tom Baeyens has released a preview of RockScript, an open source scripting language and engine for integrating and orchestrating microservices. RockScript uses a language that looks much like JavaScript, which when executed by the accompanying engine allows the coordination of transactional activities within microservice systems in a similar fashion to Business Process Modelling (BPM).

Java Follow 485 Followers

JavaOne Keynote: Oracle Talks Blockchain, Bots and Serverless

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

The developer keynote at JavaOne on Tuesday focused on communication and Oracle’s cloud offering. Oracle provided an update on Oracle Developer Community, the relaunched OTN that was announced at JavaOne last year, and provided a number of demos and overviews of Oracle Cloud.

Architecture & Design Follow 898 Followers

Vaughn Vernon Uses Reactive DDD to Model Uncertainty in Microservices

by Thomas Betts Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 09, 2017 6

Microservices and reactive systems bring with them uncertainty about messages arriving out of order, multiple times, or not at all. How to react to such uncertainty is a business decision, says Vaughn Vernon, and is best captured by modeling the uncertainty using concepts of Domain-Driven Design.

Web API Follow 158 Followers

PayPal’s API Style Guide and Patterns

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 22, 2017

PayPal has created their platform as services connected to each other through RESTful APIs. They have developed guidelines and design patterns for creating and using these APIs, making them publicly available for other developers to get inspiration for their own projects.

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