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JAXenter Survey: Rethink IT

Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Containers, Cloud and an agile company culture — these factors are at the center of the modern DevOps movement. How are things at your company? Are these aspects encouraged, embraced or instituted?

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JAX Magazine — October 2016 — Reactive programming with Scala, Lagom, Spark, Akka and Play

Reactive programming is gaining momentum but people are still reluctant to jump on the bandwagon. To help you overcome the fear of the unknown, we decided to ask Scala, Lagom, Spark, Akka and Play experts to explain how these elements coexist and work together to create a reactive universe. This JAX Magazine issue is packed with goodies — it’s our treat!

Interview with Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of DTO Solutions

“DevOps is a management problem”

Improving your own organization’s performance – from where they are now to performance levels equal to the industry leaders – seems like a very long and difficult road. What is missing in most organizations? We talked to Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of DTO Solutions and DevOpsCon speaker, about the challenges that accompany DevOps and how a repeatable system that empowers teams to find and fix their own problems looks like.

Not a piece of cake

10 best tips to face technical screening

You can definitely clear the first round of an interview for a programmer or a software engineering job. However, you will find it very difficult to clear the technical round where they will ask you all sorts of questions. In this article, we focus on the top 10 tips for facing any type of technical screening process.


Mesos at Yelp – Building a production-ready PaaS

In this talk, Rob Johnson, SRE at Yelp, explains how Yelp has built PaaSTA to meet goals such as to provide the “glue” to bring tools including Mesos, Marathon, and Chronos together without burdening developers with the complexity of such a multifaceted system.

Early Bird deadline is fast approaching

DevOpsCon at a glance: Program preview and Early Bird tickets (until Thursday, October 27)

The countdown for the DevOps conference 2016 has begun. If you would like to dive deeper into topics such as container technologies (Docker & Co.), cloud platforms, Continuous Delivery, Microservices and Agile processes, this is your chance to hear top experts talk about the latest trends in this growing culture. Hurry up and save 300 € – Early Bird expires in three days!

So What is DevOps, Really? - Part II

Why you must care about DevOps

DevOps is becoming the de facto standard for software development. A quick look at case studies reveals early successes and tremendous potential. Companies that have adopted DevOps principles are disrupting industries, innovating faster and leaving competitors behind. By adopting a DevOps culture, these companies have aligned all stakeholders – from development and operations teams to management and more – around the common objective of delivering quality software rapidly and reliably.

All Change!

How the new Economics of Cloud will make you think differently about Java

How far have you got with learning about Cloud? Got your head around Platform as a Service? Understand what IaaS means? Can spell Docker? Working in a DevOps mode? It is easy to focus on learning new technology but according to Chris Bailey and Steve Poole it is time to take a step back and look at what the technical implications are when an application is heading to the cloud.

So What is DevOps, Really?

What is DevOps?

It seems that everyone in IT these days is talking about DevOps. From conferences, to articles and books, the term DevOps has taken the IT world by storm. The buzz is understandable, as many IT groups are looking for a way out of the morass of delayed projects, questionable quality and missed deliveries in which they often find themselves.

Monitoring a Kubernetes-backed Microservices Architecture with Prometheus

Prometheus and Kubernetes – a match made in open-source heaven

As many startups of the last decade, SoundCloud’s architecture started as a Ruby on Rails monolith, which later had to be broken into microservices to cope with the growing size and complexity of the site. The microservices initially ran on an in-house container management and deployment platform. Recently, the company has started to migrate to Kubernetes. In their talk at the DevOpsCon, Fabian Reinartz and Björn Rabenstein demonstrated the current Prometheus setup at SoundCloud, monitoring a large-scale Kubernetes cluster.