"A sharder's tale"

Failure, DevOps and data migration at Etsy

Etsy engineer Bethany Macri speaks about the company’s decision to move from Postgres to MySQL and the tools and workplace culture their software has used to take a successful DevOps approach.

Jeremy Deane interview

What happens when you blame a developer for a problem?

What is the right technical and cultural response to the failure of a highly available system? At the JAX London, software architecture expert Jeremy Deane lead two sessions on the importance of resiliency and the challenges of technical change – we spoke to him about diffusion techniques and blameless work culture.

The week in Java

Java Weekly 42/15: MVC, Swarm and Docker, Code reviews

Thorben Janssen once again brings us the latest Java news including building and deploying microservices with Java EE, some conference preparation tips and Trisha Gee’s latest article in her Code Review series. Check out the week’s hottest Java links.

Big Data tool comparisons

Which Logging Tool is right for me?

With a plethora of logging tools available at a range of price points, it might be hard to decide on what to use. Rather than diving into a tonne of research, we’ve done it for you – a host of popular approaches to data processing have been fact checked and outlined for your convenience.