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  • What Does "Being Digital" Actually Mean?

    by Reda Hmeid on  Jan 17, 2017 4

    Digital transformation is a key aim of many organisations these days, with varying levels of success. This is often due to a lack of understanding about what being digital really means, with emphasis on tech being obvious. This article gives a description of what Being Digital is and how it can be achieved.

  • Improve Your Node.js App Throughput One Micro-optimization at a Time

    by Jorge Bay on  Jan 16, 2017

    To improve the performance of a Node.js application that involves IO, you need to understand how your CPU cycles are spent and what is preventing higher degrees of parallelism in your application. In this article, Jorge Bay shares his insights on areas that cause throughput degradation and tips on how to boost performance.

  • Q&A on The Antifragility Edge: Antifragility in Practice

    by Ben Linders on  Jan 14, 2017

    In the book The Antifragility Edge, Sinan Si Alhir shows how antifragility has been applied to help organizations evolve and thrive. He provides examples of how antifragility can be used beyond agility on an individual, collective (team and community) and enterprise level, and explores a roadmap for businesses to achieve greater antifragility.

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

Q&A on Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 12, 2017

The book Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise by Gary Gruver provides a DevOps based approach for continuously improving development and delivery processes in large organizations.

Adding Purpose to Scrum with Holacracy

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 09, 2017

Holacracy can be a complete replacement for the traditional management hierarchy and can significantly increase motivation and productivity in organizations working with Scrum.

Chaos Engineering

Posted by Ali Basiri Niosha Behnam Ruud de Rooij Lorin Hochstein Luke Kosewski Justin Reynolds Casey Rosenthal on  Jan 08, 2017

Many large tech organizations are using experimentation to verify distributed systems' reliability. Netflix engineers have determined several principles underlying it and used it to run experiments.

Interview with Entity Modelling Tool Creator, Frans Bouma

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Jan 06, 2017

Our first .NET interview of the year is with Frans Bouma of the entity modeling tool LLBLGen Pro.

Cassandra: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition Book Review and Interview

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jan 05, 2017

Cassandra: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition book authored by Jeff Carpenter and Eben Hewitt covers the Cassandra NoSQL database version 3.0. InfoQ spoke with the co-author Jeff Carpenter.

Interview with Wesley Coelho on Challenges in DevOps

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Jan 04, 2017

At the Agile 2016 Conference InfoQ spoke to Wesley Coelho, Senior Director of Business Development for Tasktop, about the communication challenges inherent in DevOps and how to overcome them.

How Difficult Can It Be to Integrate Software Development Tools? The Hard Truth

Posted by Betty Zakheim on  Jan 02, 2017

Integrating software development tools is very hard. Getting endpoints to inter-operate is both a technical and business problem. The real issue is friction caused by the dissimilarities among tools.

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.

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