Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you
Mobile first strategy is a winning strategy

It’s time to think mobile first

“Build for mobile first” —this is what David Barnes, IBM’s first official “Technology Evangelist” and JAX 2016 speaker, said during this year’s conference. It used to be a desktop first world, but as mobile-friendly websites rank higher in Google search results, the time has come to put mobile first.

Interview with Fabian Reinartz and Björn Rabenstein

“Transition to microservices while running under full steam is not easy”

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. Recently, the company has started to migrate to Kubernetes. We talked to JAX DevOps speakers Fabian Reinartz and Björn Rabenstein about the current Prometheus setup at SoundCloud and what it’s like to monitor a large-scale Kubernetes cluster.

The tips and tricks, the gossip, the climax

JAX 2016|Agile day’s best moments

JAX 2016 is already at full throttle and this was only Day 1. We had a truly agile day, we asked questions and received honest, pertinent answers, we acknowledged speakers’ expertise and we laughed together. Here’s what we learned today.

Internet of Things

10 skills IoT developers need

It’s clear by now that the next major technological revolution will likely be the Internet of Things (IoT). We’ve been steadily progressing toward a fully connected world for years now, and the culmination is set to happen as the IoT becomes a reality.

Interview with Daniël van Gils

“Jump on the microservices bandwagon!”

Let’s assume you’ve already had every *Docker 101 tutorial* for breakfast. You’re now ready to take that brilliantly crafted application into production. But wait… first you need to test your container-based microservices architecture. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Daniël van Gils about how to bootstrap and dive straight into learning what DevOps workflow should look like when using containers.

The sharing economy in the enterprise

Today’s tech partnerships

Today’s technology landscape is changing. As companies realize they can no longer be jacks of all trades, the approach to partnerships is shifting.

In for the long run?

Is Hadoop losing its spark?

A 2015 survey by Gartner Inc. revealed that only 18 percent of respondents expressed their desire to either try out or adopt Hadoop in the next few years. However, this report is not the only one which suggested that Hadoop’s star is fading.