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    Testing Programmable Infrastructure - a Year On

    by Matt Long Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

    Programmable infrastructure is becoming widespread. There are very specific domain issues that make testing it tricky. This article looks at the evolution of tooling and approaches used to address it.

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    Deep Dive into JUnit 5 Extension Model

    by Uday Tatiraju Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 19, 2018

    JUnit 5 is a modular and extensible testing framework with support for Java 8 and higher. The Jupiter extension model can be used to add custom features. This is explained by building out a simple set of extensions that support the BDD approach to testing with full code examples.

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    Increasing Security with a Service Mesh: Christian Posta Explores the Capabilities of Istio

    by Christian Posta Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

    Istio attempts to solve some particularly difficult challenges when running applications in a cloud platform: application networking, reliability, and observability and (the focus of this article) security. With Istio, communication between services in the mesh is secure and encrypted by default. Istio can also help with "origin" or "end-user" JWT identity token verification.

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Envoy Service Mesh Case Study: Mitigating Cascading Failure at Lyft

Posted by Daniel Hochman Follow 0 Followers , Jose Nino Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 09, 2018

As the number of microservices grew at Lyft, so did the number of outages due to cascading failure. Today, these failure scenarios are largely a solved problem due to the use of the Envoy Proxy.

Cloud Follow 286 Followers

The Cloud Native QA

Posted by Greg Simons Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 08, 2018

The advent and widespread adoption of the cloud ecosystem presents a new challenge to the modern-day QA. What does it mean to be QA in a Cloud Native software business? 2

Emerging Technologies Follow 53 Followers

Evaluating Hyperledger Composer

Posted by Glenn Engstrand Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 06, 2018

Hyperledger Composer makes it easy for developers to write chaincode for Hyperledger Fabric. This article summarizes a technical evaluation of the performance characteristics when using Composer. 7

Architecture & Design Follow 2133 Followers

Q&A on the Book "Microservices, a Practical Guide, Principles, Concepts, and Recipes"

Posted by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 3 Followers , Eberhard Wolff Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 03, 2018

The book “Microservices, a Practical Guide” by Eberhard Wolff explores technology stacks for microservices-based architectures targeting the implementation decisions at the overall system level.

Architecture & Design Follow 2133 Followers

PSD2: Blessing or Curse for Banks?

Posted by Pieter De Rycke Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 02, 2018

PSD2 will force all European banks to offer three APIs free of charges to all 3rd parties approved by the ECB. For a successful transformation into a digital company, banks must evolve.

Development Follow 612 Followers

Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon New York 2018

Posted by Abel Avram Follow 9 Followers on  Aug 01, 2018

This year, at the seventh annual QCon New York, our second year in Time Square, we had in total 143 speakers across the 117 sessions, workshops, AMAs, Open Spaces and mini-workshops.

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Improving Testability of Java Microservices with Container Orchestration and a Service Mesh

Posted by Sebastian Daschner Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2018

This article provides a practical demonstration of how container orchestration and service mesh technology provides an abstraction over service instances and networking, which enables better testing.

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How Contract Tests Improve the Quality of Your Distributed Systems

Posted by Marcin Grzejszczak Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 29, 2018

Catching bugs at the end of a development cycle is costly, but how do you incrementally test complex distributed systems? In this article, Marcin Grzejszczak looks at the problem and solution. 1

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 878 Followers

Understanding Software System Behaviour with ML and Time Series Data

Posted by Roland Meertens Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 26, 2018

David Andrzejewski presented "Understanding Software System Behavior with ML and Time Series Data". This article is a summary of his presentation and an overview on what to look out for.

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