Jingle bells

Issue #6 | Dec 25, 2015

Articles

Self-Contained Systems

The Self-contained System (SCS) approach is an architecture that focuses on a separation of the functionality into many independent systems, making the complete logical system a collaboration of many smaller software systems.

Microservices in Production: What Ops Should Know About Reactive Systems

Microservices in Production: What Ops Should Know About Reactive Systems.

How microservices broke monitoring and how to fix it

IT ops need a fundamentally new approach to monitoring, one that provides end-to-end inclusivity and can provide granular insights into each service.

Deploying and Scaling Microservices

The challenges of managing many, smaller deployable services mean that what we need in terms of deployment platforms are very different to what was needed before.

Is rest best in a microservices architecture

One way to overcome the coupling of services and to move the responsibility of routing away from a microservice is to follow the pipeline enterprise pattern.

Why Microservices Work For Us

Major benefit of running microservices is largely absent from today’s discussions: visibility.

Microservices in action, Part 2: Containers and microservices — a perfect pair

Discover how Linux containers are revolutionizing software development and powering microservices to shift an entire industry. Know the requirements that are critical to success in microservices adoption and how container-based infrastructures make it easier to meet those requirements.

How To Avoid The Big Data Quicksand

These are not ordinary times for CIO's. The news about Netflix's Big Data success, and Big Data's involvement in predicting the last election results might have created a buzz among the IT workers, but it was the NSA's surveillance news that established a beachhead for Big Data in the public arena.

How to Build a Scalable ETL Pipeline with Kafka Connect

Apache Kafka is a high-throughput distributed message system that is being adopted by hundreds of companies to manage their real-time data.

BBC Digital Media Distribution: How we improved throughput by 4x

BBC Digital Media Distribution has been working to deliver more throughput from their caching infrastructure. Senior Software Engineer Alistair Wooldrige explains how the team diagnosed poor performance with existing software and why replacing it achieved a 4x increase in performance.

ZFS Replication to the cloud is finally here—and it’s fast

Even an rsync-lifer admits ZFS replication and rsync.net are making data transfers better.

Microservices with Node.js

Matteo Collina provides simple example on node.js and microservices.

A startup journey on AWS: from bare metal monolith to serverless microservices

Talk wrap up: "From bare metal monolith to serverless microservices"

Projects

Gizmo Microservice Toolkit

A Microservice Toolkit from The New York Times

Podcast

Magpie Talkshow Episode 8 - Beth Skurrie

Want to know more about testing microservices? Listen to Beth Skurrie and Sam Newman discussing the topic.

Reactive Streams and Microservices With Akka

Listen to the two latest podcasts from Typesafe interviewing Konrad Malawski and Jonas Bonér about reactive streams and microservices.

Missed last week's #nodejs #microservices webinar? Learn how nearform monitors them with InfluxDB

Events

ThingsExpo - 2016 Conference Tracks Announced

The World's Largest 'Internet of Things' Event, June 7-9 2016 at New York City's Javits Center!

Videos

How It Works: Cloud Microservices

Microservices are an important piece of the new approach to cloud — many tiny pieces, in fact. But how do they all work together? Find out in this video from Think Academy

Fun

Dilber: Microservices

Are we ready for a trans-domain kick-off?