What is software architecture? Is it the decision to adopt microservices? Is it the document that describes the layers in your Java EE application? No, every line of code you commit is part of your evolving architecture. During this talk at Devoxx UK 2017, Roy van Rijn explains how the Port of Rotterdam manages their […]

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Rethinking Microservices with Stateful Streams with Ben Stopford Microservices are one of those polarising concepts that technologists either love or hate. Splitting applications into autonomous units clearly has advantages, but larger service-based systems tend to struggle as the interactions between the services grow. At the core of this sits a dichotomy: Data systems are designed […]

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Developers and architects are increasingly called upon to solve big problems, and we are able to draw on a world-class set of open source tools with which to solve them. Problems of scale are no longer consigned to the web’s largest companies, but are increasingly a part of ordinary enterprise development. At the risk of […]

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Information Security, or InfoSec as it’s often called, is an incredibly narrow field with an astounding number of preconceptions about it. Tell anyone you work in this field and immediately they start thinking of hackers in hoodies, or weird terminology being thrown around by the people even the “nerds in the basement” try to avoid. […]

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Voxxed chatted with Chris Richardson after his talk at Devoxx UK 2017. The microservice architecture structures an application as a set of loosely coupled, collaborating services. Maintaining data consistency is challenging since each service has its own database to ensure loose coupling. To make matters worse, for a variety of reasons distributed transactions using JTA […]

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Fresh from his Voxxed Days Athens keynote on Software Architecture, Voxxed.com caught up with Simon Brown and asked whether there is a disconnect between what teams aspire to do architecturally versus what they put into practice. You can see Simon’s full keynote from Voxxed Days Athens below:  

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Software security is becoming crucial nowadays, as the world is becoming more and more dependent on software. Bárbara Vieira and Theodoor Scholte are talking at Voxxed Days Athens about software security: we asked them what to watch out for.   What are the most common security pitfalls when developing a web application? Although the world […]

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Security is often seen as an abstract concept, a separate concern to everyday development. However with a shift in architecture and the increasing adoption of microservices, it is essential to factor it in to your development iterations. At Voxxed Days Bristol, Kate Stanley is giving a practical example of how to secure microservices. She will look […]

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By William Hurley from Astadia Adoption and use of cloud-based software engineering platforms will accelerate in 2017. Teams have been working in the cloud for a few years now, but in 2017, the trend will gain far more momentum as senior engineering staff and service providers realise and document the benefits of cloud-based development gains. Adoption will […]

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Security expert and Mozilla Tech Speaker Sumanth Damarla is talking at Voxxed Days Bristol about building Web Security Awareness. We caught up with him to get an idea of the threats to web security in 2017, and how to test and guard against them.   What are the top 5 threats to web security in 2017? […]

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