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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Daniel Cook is speaking at Voxxed Days Bristol about High Velocity Streaming. Frequently I’m asked what all the hype behind this Big Data nonsense is about. To some extent I think dropping the ‘Big’ would get more buy in from developers. Streaming architectures supported by technologies such as Kafka, Storm, Spark and Flink can really […]

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Following the initial release in July and version 1.1 in September, Lagom 1.2 has arrived with several new features aimed at expanding its event sourcing and CQRS based architecture to support message brokers and relational databases. Lagom Lagom is an opinionated, open-source framework for building reactive microservices in Java. Its name comes from a Swedish […]

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Independent consultant Jakub Korab chats to us about his Voxxed Days Bristol talk ‘Myths We Tell Ourselves About Messaging‘. Although a less glamorous and impressive bit of the average tech kit, in Korab’s experience, neglecting to think about the software from the start can lead to disaster down the line. Korab explains how messaging can […]

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