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.
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.
This article concludes the description of a way to develop microservices using Domain Driven Design, Event Sourcing and Command Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS). The practical considerations and benefits of this approach are compared with other options.
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.
Holacracy can be a complete replacement for the traditional management hierarchy and can significantly increase motivation and productivity in organizations working with Scrum.
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.
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 authored by Jeff Carpenter and Eben Hewitt covers the Cassandra NoSQL database version 3.0. InfoQ spoke with the co-author Jeff Carpenter.
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.
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.
A good set of architecture principles can provide context and justification for design decisions and can foster team collaboration and communication.
Developers are looking for ways to employ the richness of the Web UI in desktop apps. The common approach is to embed a browser component to render the HTML UI within the desktop app.