The future is trendy

The top ten technology trends for 2016

Gartner’s annual report on top technology trends features all the buzzwords it can: augmented reality, microservices, IoT and machine learning all have their time in the limelight. We take a quick look at their predictions and what the future holds for tech.

The King is dead – long live the King!

Vagrant has been usurped: All hail Otto

Move over Vagrant – you’ve been overthrown. HashiCorp’s newest tool for developing and deploying any application is better, faster and stronger than its predecessor. Otto aims to make microservices easier for developers to work with and is super smart to boot.

Thinking alike

Microservices, have you met… DevOps?

Jeff Sussna wants to elevate the manageability of microservices to the DevOps level. To do this, organizations have to shift their definition of system-level quality from stability to resilience. Let us start treating microservices as the complex systems they are.

JAX 2015 keynote

Domain-driven Design and microservices

Eric Evans, author of the IT bestseller “Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software”, had some interesting things to say about why microservices and DDD are made for each other.

Eric Evans interview

What is Domain-Driven Design?

Eric Evans, the author of Domain-Driven Design (DDD) explains the fundamental concept behind DDD and how it can help developers and designers in the inevitable move towards microservices.

Michael Nygard interview

Why we need Resilient Software Design

Michael Nygard’s Circuit Breaker Pattern has been adopted by Netflix and been established as a central part of Resilient Software Design. Its acclaimed author explains the benefits of Resilient Software Design and why it matters exactly how we fail.