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Interview with Anders Wallgren, Chief Technology Officer at Electric Cloud

DevOps transformation essentials: “You cannot improve what you cannot measure”

How can you tell if a DevOps initiative is successful? What do teams need in order to collect and view information from DevOps tools along the pipeline and how can we make the process easier? We talked with Anders Wallgren, Chief Technology Officer at Electric Cloud about how to simplify the process, how important are well-defined metrics to the success of a DevOps strategy and more.

Interview with Floyd DCosta, co-founder at Block Armour

“Blockchain technology aptly lends itself to cybersecurity endeavors”

We’ve been talking about the advantages blockchain brings to the finance industry but how about cybersecurity? Blockchain is revolutionizing multiple industries including cybersecurity but one question lingers: *how* can this technology help fight cyber attacks? We talked with Floyd DCosta, co-founder at Block Armour about the role the technology behind Bitcoin plays in blocking (if possible) cyber attacks.

Interview with Docker Captain Kendrick Coleman

“Docker doesn’t want to be replaced as the container runtime of choice”

How to get started in Docker? What issues do you experience when working with Docker? What is your favorite tip when using Docker? We talked with Kendrick Coleman, Docker Captain and Developer Advocate for {code} by Dell EMC about his experience with Docker and its disruptive nature. We actually asked a whole bunch of Docker Captains to share their Docker stories so stay tuned for more.

Interview with ACI Worldwide's Lu Zurawski & Mark A. Ranta

Are Open APIs changing the game? “Open banking APIs will not kill commercial APIs”

You might already be familiar with open APIs —there are obviously both benefits and drawbacks but this interview is not about them. We talked with ACI Worldwide’s Lu Zurawski & Mark A. Ranta about standardized Open API governance frameworks, open banking APIs vs. commercial APIs, the transformative nature of open APIs and more.

Interview with Marcus Biel, CleanCode Evangelist and JCP member

Java 9: “Project Jigsaw is finally giving us a badly needed Java seatbelt”

Oracle recently announced the general availability of Java SE 9 — even though it has over 150 new features to offer, the star of the release is the Java Platform Module System, also known as Project Jigsaw. We talked with Marcus Biel, CleanCode Evangelist and JCP member about his favorite features in Java 9, the ones that were not included, Project Jigsaw and the new version numbering scheme.

Interview with Anders Wallgren

“You cannot buy DevOps in a box”

How do you measure a successful DevOps adoption? What kinds of metrics do you need to monitor, what benchmarks do you need to meet? We talked with JAX London speaker Anders Wallgren about continuous development, microservices, and how we can be better at DevOps.

Interview with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger

“We’re just on the edge of blockchain’s potential”

No one could have seen blockchain coming. Now that it’s here, blockchain has the potential to completely reinvent the world of financial transactions, as well as other industries. In this interview, we talked to JAX London speaker Brian Behlendorf about the past, present, and future of this emerging technology.

Interview with Kai Tödter

Microservices are more than just a hype

Microservices may be a trendy architecture style right now, but they’re a flexible, yet solid foundation for software. In this interview, JAX London speaker Kai Tödter describes some of the advantages and disadvantages of microservices. Plus, he explains why cloud computing is a natural support for a microservices architecture.