Consultants play a major role in helping companies deliver software. How do these consultants tackle lock-in and build portable solutions? In this interview, OpenCredo's Nicki Watt tackles this topic.
In this Q&A, Alex Balazs, VP Fellow Architect of Turbo Tax at Intuit tells us how they used Node.js to start to break apart the monolithic architecture of their legacy platform. Balazs talks about getting the people involved, the challenges they faced, and discusses how other large enterprises can benefit from their experience.
If you ever wondered what happens when your bytecode executes, join former Oracle G1GC perf-lead Monica Beckwith in her guided tour of JIT compilation and runtime optimizations in OpenJDK HotSpot VM.
Agile is both simple and hard – and success depends on managers creating a suitable environment for their teams. To create and sustain high-performing agile teams, these points are fundamental.
Johanna Rothman explores how to scale lean and agile processes to work in large programs in her book Agile and Lean Program Management: Scaling Collaboration Across the Organization.
Cloud bursting! On-premises! Hybrid cloud! Off-premises! Multi-cloud! Each of them makes logical sense, but it’s the last - multi-cloud - that the author has been seeing in actual practice the most.
Big Data Analytics with Spark, authored by Mohammed Guller, provides a practical guide for learning Apache Spark. InfoQ and the author discuss the book & development tools for big data applications.
The book Strategize by Roman Pichler provides practices, advice, and examples for product strategy and roadmapping that you can use to create successful products.
Configuration is one of the most widely used cross-cutting concerns in application development. Apache Tamaya is a new incubator project that brings standardized property management to Java.
There's no shortage of opinions on the topic of technology lock-in. InfoQ reached out to four software industry leaders to participate in a lively virtual panel on this topic.
The book Diving For Hidden Treasures by Johanna Rothman and Jutta Eckstein explores how projects become delayed and provides tools and methods to analyze and limit the costs of delay in projects.