Tag Archives: Microservices

The Monolithic to Microservices Conundrum Roundup

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One of the sessions on microservices which has been doing the rounds the last week was a talk by ThoughtWorks CTO Rebecca Parsons at QCon in London. The overall message behind Parsons’ talk was that whilst adopting microservices has become extremely popular, it needs to be approached with caution. The talk explores the relationship between evolutionary architecture and continuous delivery and ...

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Addressing Microservices Monitoring Challenges with Spigo, Adrian Cockcroft

Enterprise Microservices Monitoring Challenge and Tool, Adrian Cockcroft

Adrian Cockcroft left Netflix in 2013 as their Chief Architect and now works at VC firm Battery Ventures understanding the needs of Enterprise scale organisations whilst providing advice and guidance to cloud services companies to best service the need and the attraction for funding. Cockcroft describes Microservices as ‘loosely coupled service oriented architecture with bounded context’ differing from SOA in that everything can ...

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Nurture and Grow: The Power of Having a Mentor – Guy Gershoni, Melbourne IT

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Guy Gershoni is the type of mentor most Computer Science graduates can only dream of working with. His disposition is hugely positive and when you meet him, it doesn’t take long to realise that he not only has a very firm grasp on technology but also keeps his own mind wide open. After his own graduation, Guy worked at Slangsoft, ...

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Essentials For Microservices And The Chaos Monkey, Martin Fowler, ThoughtWorks at XCONF

Essentials For Microservices And The Chaos Monkey, Martin Fowler, ThoughtWorks at XCONF

Martin Fowler gave this talk on Microservices at XCONF in which he describes at a high level what Microservices is along with some of the essential things you need to have in place before going live such as being able to spin up machines quickly and having monitoring in place with a DevOps culture. Fowler explains the contrast and features ...

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Microservices Described in a Scala Shop, Toby Matjovsky, North East Scala Symposium 2015

Microservices Described by a Scala Shop, Toby Matjovsky, North East Scala Symposium 2015

This talk is from the North East Scala Symposium where Director of Engineering Toby Matjovsky spoke about Microservices in the context of working at Tapad, a Scala shop which develops proprietary software to deliver relevant content across different devices. As a rebranding of Service Oriented Architecture, which Matjovsky says became the clunky monolith it was supposed to replace, Tapad built ...

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Microservices, Containers and Node.js – Tony Pujals, Baynode

Microservices, Containers and Node.js – Tony Pujals, Baynode

Tony Pujals gave a lightening talk this week at Baynode Meetup on Microservices, Containers and Node.js explaining the evolution of the way web applications have been built in recent years from a three layer monolithic stack and the limitations it presents in affecting continuous deployment, the impact on scalability and the overall adverse impact on developer coordination to current methods, APIs ...

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