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Zuul 2 : The Netflix Journey to Asynchronous, Non-Blocking Systems

We recently made a major architectural change to Zuul, our cloud gateway. Did anyone even notice!?<p>Probably not… Zuul 2 does the same thing that its …

What is Hystrix? with Example - #6MinuteSaturdays #2 | Tech Primers

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Application Resilience Engineering and Operations at Netflix with Hystrix

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Infected DNA successfully hacks computer in terrifying experiment

Remember a few month ago when we were all laughing at Harvard scientists for putting a GIF inside a strand of DNA? Now that bridge between technology …

Building Microservices: Inter-Process Communication in a Microservices Architecture

This is the third article in our series about building applications with a microservices architecture. The first article introduces the Microservices …

Why public cloud R&D is making lock-in worse, not better

Each of the major cloud vendors wants to distinguish itself with innovative features, the adoption of which threaten to leave CIOs and developers …

Agile unlocked: Pivotal uses paired programming and PaaS to bolster cloud app development

Digital transformation consultancy Pivotal explains how paired programming, an empathetic work culture and open source PaaS help enterprises achieve …

The Myth of Cloud-Native Portability

The cloud native momentum is growing with a plenty of new platforms and supporting tools. These new platforms provide more and more capabilities for …

IBM, Google, and Lyft team up on open-source project for more control over microservices

After years of evangelizing microservices as the path to a more nimble development organization, companies are realizing they need to make it easier …

Google, IBM, Lyft partner on open source microservices management platform Istio

The new open source project aims to provide a secure way for businesses to monitor and manage microservices, starting with Kubernetes.<p>On Wednesday, …

Microservices

Google, IBM And Lyft Want To Simplify Microservices Management With Istio

Google, IBM and Lyft have partnered to deliver an open source project called Istio that aims to streamline the management and security of microservices. The project has garnered the support of the key industry players such as Red Hat, Pivotal, Weaveworks and Tigera.<p>https://flic.kr/p/cRzBij[/caption]<p>…

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The Power of Community in Open Source

Open source is based on freedom. That freedom includes access to the source code, freedom to collaborate, and ultimately, the freedom to innovate. In …

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Pegasystems Extends Cloud Partnerships with Azure, AWS

Among the many announcements coming out of PegaWorld 2017 in Las Vegas this week, the news that Pegasystems has partnered with Microsoft Azure and …

Rise of the Bots (The nice chat ones)

So this chatbot stuff is going crazy - everyone wants one, for good reason - Done right, they can seriously improve customer interactions with your …

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Innovate and Automate With Developer-Ready Infrastructure

For companies engaged in digital transformation, it’s not uncommon for infrastructure teams to be at odds with application development teams. …

To Kill a Monolith: Slaying the Demons of a Monolith with Node.js Microservices on CloudFoundry

The Bluemix UI (which runs on CloudFoundry) is the front-end to Bluemix, IBM's open cloud hosting platform. The original implementation as a single-page, monolithic Java web app brought with it many demons, such as poor performance, lack of scalability, inability to push small updates, and …

Microservices

Cloud Foundry makes its mark on the enterprise

Today, more than ever, it’s open source projects that are leading the charge in how modern software is developed, deployed and managed. There’s Kubernetes for containers and OpenStack for running enterprise-grade infrastructure, for example. But over the course of the last few years, another …

Secrets of Successful Cloud Foundry Adopters

Takeaways from Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017<p>1100 deploys a month. 50% improvement in time to market. Same day bug fixes with no downtime. …

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Open-source software may save money, but what about monetization?

While the open-source delivery model has emerged as a highly popular success, the problem remains that free downloadable software does not usually …

Open Source Software

8 steps to becoming a 'cloud-native' enterprise

Go Agile, go DevOps, get the right skills, and don't fret the ROI just yet.<p>These days, the idea of becoming a "cloud-native" enterprise has a sexy …

American Airlines takes to the cloud

American Airlines (AA) is moving a number of its consumer-facing functions, including its brand.com, onto the IBM Cloud.A strategic partnership was …

Spring Boot tutorial: REST services and microservices

The times of Java EE application server and monolithic software architectures are nearly gone. Hardware is not getting faster anymore, but internet …

Kubo and the Two Platforms: Orchestrating the Orchestrator

With Kubernetes, the native strategy for high availability is to set up multiple master replicas, and engineer a failover system that passes control …

The false equivalence between private and public cloud

The preeminence of hybrid cloud as the ideal operating model for modern IT is a truism that’s become so ingrained that no discussion of enterprise …

Introducing cloud-native integration (and why you should care!)

I’ve got three kids now. Trying to get anywhere on time involves heroics. My son is almost ten years old and he’s rarely the problem. The bottleneck …

Cloud Foundry had a privilege escalation bug

Mitigate if you must, patch if you canOpen source devops platform Cloud Foundry has disclosed a potentially nasty bug in its User Account and …

Rackspace launches Pivotal Cloud Foundry managed service, spins up managed Google Cloud Platform beta

Rackspace will soon have managed services for the top three public cloud providers as well as Managed Pivotal Cloud Foundry.<p>Rackspace said it is …

Rackspace partners with Pivotal to launch managed services for Cloud Foundry

Rackspace, which strongly focuses on managed services these days, today announced a partnership with Pivotal, the company behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform as a service project. Rackspace already offers managed services for AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, VMware, OpenStack …

Rapidly developing applications (part 2): architecting with microservices

[Kyle Brown (IBM Distinguished Engineer/CTO) and Rick Osowski (IBM Distinguished Engineer/CTO) collaborated with Roland on this post.–Ed.] In this …

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Public cloud: Real-world lessons of strategic success

Public cloud services are evolving from cost-cutting technologies to enablers of business agility. More than a way to cease operating data centers, …