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    Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon London 2018

    by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 18, 2018

    QCon (the international software conference for senior developers, architects, and tech leads) recently celebrated its twelfth year in London. Located at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference just steps from Westminster Abbey and Big Ben, this year’s event attracted 1,350 tech leaders in software and offered 136 technical deep dives, open spaces, and AMAs (Ask Me Anything) to attendees.

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    Book Review: Building Blockchain Projects

    by Ben Evans Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 17, 2018

    This book provides an introductory look at building Ethereum smart contracts. It covers both Solidity and web3.js and is aimed at developers that already know how to program in Javascript. Experienced developers may find the book somewhat entry-level, but it does attempt to introduce concepts beyond just "Hello World" smart contracts.

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    Managing Data in Microservices

    by Randy Shoup Follow 20 Followers , Thomas Betts Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 16, 2018 2

    This article provides practical examples of how to manage data in microservices, with an emphasis on migrating from a monolithic database. It is recommended to build a monolith first, and only migrate to microservices after you actually require the scaling and other benefits they provide.

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Virtual Panel: Microservices Communication and Governance Using Service Mesh

Posted by Srini Penchikala Follow 30 Followers on  Apr 15, 2018

Service mesh offers a platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices. InfoQ spoke with subject matter experts in this area to discuss service mesh frameworks.

Culture & Methods Follow 481 Followers

Q&A on the Book Agile Management

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Apr 14, 2018

The book Agile Management by Mike Hoogveld explores how the agile principles and values can be implemented in an agile way to improve the flexibility and entrepreneurship within organizations.

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Agile Development & Remote Teams - Six Powerful Productivity Hacks You Should Know

Posted by Tanya Kumari Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

With organizations around the globe trying to go lean, there is a definite rise in distributed and agile work environments today. This article provides advice on overcoming the inherent challenges 2

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Polyglot Persistence Powering Microservices

Posted by Roopa Tangirala Follow 0 Followers , Thomas Betts Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 10, 2018

The Netflix cloud database engineering team provides several flavors of data persistence as a service to microservice development teams.

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Architecturally Aligned Testing

Posted by Stefan Friese Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 08, 2018

Testing microservices should not be done in a separate test phase, by a dedicated test team, but instead collaboratively. Besides pre-release tests, consider also release and post-release tests. 2

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Decision Making in a Company with No Managers

Posted by Jan Zborowski Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 07, 2018

Self-managed companies are a viable option for the future of work. The transformation from standard hierarchical organisation to a flat structure is beneficial, but obviously a challenging process.

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Understanding the Nuances of Servant Leadership

Posted by Vikram Raghuram Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 06, 2018

Servant leadership is a philosophy and set of practices that enriches the lives of individuals, builds better organizations and ultimately creates a more just and caring world.

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Patterns for Microservice Developer Workflows and Deployment: Q&A with Rafael Schloming

Posted by Daniel Bryant Follow 546 Followers on  Apr 05, 2018

Rafael Schloming argues that one of the most important — although often ignored — questions a development lead should ask is "How do I break up my monolithic process?"

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Mastering Blockchain: Book Review and Author Q&A

Posted by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 03, 2018

Packt Publishing Mastering Blockchain aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to Blockchain, which is claimed to be able to revolutionize our society. InfoQ has spoken with author Imran Bashir.

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