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DevOps Follow 301 Followers

Designing Services for Resilience: Nora Jones Discusses Netflix Chaos Engineering at QCon SF

by Daniel Bryant Follow 206 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017

At QCon SF Nora Jones presented “Designing Services for Resilience Experiments: Lessons from Netflix”. Key takeaways from the talk included: the customer experience is a priority; designing for resiliency testability is a shared responsibility; configuration changes can cause outages; and engineers should have have explicit monitoring in place to detect antipatterns in configuration changes.

DevOps Follow 301 Followers

Observability and the Monitoring of Cloud-Native Applications

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 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 301 Followers

Debugging Containerized Microservices: Idit Levine at QCon SF

by Daniel Bryant Follow 206 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.

.NET Follow 127 Followers

Microsoft Previews Nullable Reference Types in C# 8

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017 2

Microsoft has made available Nullable Reference Types as preview for developers who want to try the new feature and provide feedback.

Java Follow 429 Followers

Microsoft Open Sources Java Debugger for VS Code

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017 1

Visual Studio Code has made the code for the Java Debugger it released in September open source.

Culture & Methods Follow 231 Followers

Using Self-Selection to Create Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017

At one company, self-selection was applied to redistribute people over teams. It provided the opportunity for developers to get involved in strategic decisions and understand the needs of the business. Using self-selection, they learned that by giving people the power to take difficult and informed decisions, they will become motivated, no matter how tough the decision is.

Development Follow 188 Followers

Real-Time Collaboration Comes to Atom

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 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 787 Followers

About the SOA Heritage Impact on Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 9 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 787 Followers

Jonas Bonér on How Events Are Reshaping Modern Systems

by Srini Penchikala Follow 15 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.

Java Follow 429 Followers

ZGC - Oracle’s Large-Heap Garbage Collector

by Amit K Gupta Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 14, 2017 4

Oracle has announced its intention to make Z Garbage Collector (ZGC) open source. Per Liden, creator of ZGC at Oracle and member of Hotspot (and formerly JRockit) project, has proposed a new project in OpenJDK community to make ZGC open source.

Development Follow 188 Followers

Refinement Types and Dependent Functions Stable in Racket 6.11

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 13, 2017

Racket 6.11 brings refinement types and dependent function types to its Typed Racket variant.

JavaScript Follow 140 Followers

Node.js 8.9 Released with Long Term Support

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Nov 13, 2017

Node.js 8.9 has been released, becoming the first 8.x release to enjoy Long Term Support status. It will remain in LTS until December 2019. Node 9 has also been released.

Cloud Follow 83 Followers

IBM Release IBM Cloud Private, a Hybrid Cloud Computing Platform Using Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry

by Daniel Bryant Follow 206 Followers on  Nov 12, 2017

IBM has released IBM Cloud Private, a platform designed to enable companies to create on-premises cloud capabilities similar to public clouds, with the goal of accelerating "cloud native" application development and supporting modernisation of existing applications running on IBM technology such as WebSphere Liberty, Db2 and MQ. 

Architecture & Design Follow 787 Followers

Designing Event Sourced Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 9 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.

JavaScript Follow 140 Followers

Facebook Overhauls ReasonML Syntax in Reason 3

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 10, 2017

Reason, Facebook’s attempt to bring OCaml safety and speed to JavaScript developers, reaches version 3, which introduces new syntax and many fixes.

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