From Zero to Hero

Issue #9 | Jan 15, 2016


Docker for beginners

Learn to build and deploy your distributed applications easily to the cloud with Docker.

A Practical Introduction to Docker Container Terminology

When discussing an architecture for containerization, it’s important to have a solid grasp on the related vocabulary. One of the challenges people have is that many of the following terms are used interchangeably… often causing quite a bit of confusion for newcomers.

Microservices Versus SOA in Practice

There is a lot of confusion about what microservices are, what service oriented architectures are, and how they relate to each other. Everyone from Martin Fowler to Steve Jones is weighing in on the subject.

?Microservices, Containers And The Digital Dialectic

This tale from the physical world is a vivid illustration of how workload innovations drive infrastructure innovations.

2016 API Predictions

What will be important to get the most out of 2016 for APIs?

How Cigna Tuned Its Spark Streaming App for Real-time Processing with Apache Kafka

Explore the configuration changes that Cigna’s Big Data Analytics team has made to optimize the performance of its real-time architecture.

API Mocking for Dev and E2E Test - Part 1: From Zero To Hero

There are quite a few service virtualization tools that promise to solve the problem of dependency management. However when you come to use them, sometimes it’s not so straightforward.

WebLogic on Docker Containers Series, Part 1

WebLogic 12.2.1 is certified to run Java EE 7 applications, supports Java SE 8 (since 12.1.3), and can be deployed on top of Docker containers.

Service Architectures at Scale: Lessons from Google and eBay

Randy Shoup discusses modern service architectures at scale, using specific examples from both Google and eBay.

Markus Eisele Answers Questions About Java EE and Microservices

Gain a basic understanding of how the Java EE microservices ecosystem looks currently, and how it compares to Spring's ecosystem.

Event logs, State Flows, Microservices

Event logs, State Flows, Microservices... How do these relate?


DDD & Microservices: At Last, Some Boundaries! • Eric Evans

Despite microservices being so hyped Eric Evans still believes there is tremendous value in them, probably giving us the best environment we have ever had for doing Domain-Driven Design (DDD).

The Seven Deadly Sins of Microservices InfoQ Presentation Video

This talk takes a tour of some of the nastiest anti-patterns in microservices, giving you the tools to avoid and slay these demons before they tie up your project in their own special brand of hell, including lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride.

Implementing Domain-Driven Design Video Book Club

Jeff Carouth is leading a video book club for the red book. If you're reading the red book, you might watch the video for the chapter you just finished. This can help you further cement the ideas that you covered over that chapter.

SpringOne2GX 2015 replay: Message Driven Microservices in the Cloud

Do you need to build cloud-native microservices for distributed stream processing and data integration but don’t know where to start?



A microservices framework for Python that lets service developers concentrate on application logic and encourages testability.


The New Stack eBook Series

A Comprehensive Overview of the Docker and Container Ecosystem

What is the Container Stack

...and why is it so powerful?


Microservices Practitioner Livestream, January 27

Presentations from Netflix, Yelp, Uber, New Relic and more. Event is being held on January 27, 10:15AM - 5:00PM (Pacific time)

jDays 2015

A Java developers conference about Java SE, Java EE, Java Open Source Frameworks and technologies, Front-end (Web & Mobile), Cloud & Microservices, IoT, Big Data, Test, Trends & Future, Software Solutions, Case Studies, Real World Experiences, Methodologies & Tools, and other related subjects.

JAX DevOps

April 27-29, 2016 London. The Conference for Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Docker & Clouds.