(August 16, 2017)

Making the Most of DevOps with Microservices

DevOps and microservices are hot trends in the tech world, but do they work well together?

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(August 14, 2017)

A brief history of microservices

How it all began

The term "micro web services" was first used by Dr. Peter Rogers during a conference on cloud computing in 2005. "Microservices" themselves premiered at an event for software architects in 2011, where the term was used to describe a style of architecture that many attendees were experimenting with at the time. Netflix and Amazon were among the early pioneers of microservices. The popularity of microservices has recently been on the rise because they can solve many current IT challenges such as increasing speed, scalability of applications and rapid test processes.

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(August 08, 2017)

Award-Winning File Sharing Company Box Embraces Microservices


For the past three years, Box has been recognized as a strong leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing. In order to keep their impressive reputation, Box employs up to date practices to keep their company as leader of the pack.

How has microservices helped Box speed up their times to deployment?

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(August 02, 2017)

Challenges With Implementing Microservice Architecture

In a previous blog post, we discussed the benefits of implementing microservices with Big Data. 

In life, we know that when you make a choice, you also choose the consequence. The consequences of moving to a microservice framework from a monolithic framework pail in comparison to the benefits, but there are a few notable challenges.

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(August 01, 2017)

Benefits of Using Microservices With Big Data Applications


The implementation of microservices has been on the rise recently - for good reason. In a previous blog, we've detailed the benefits of building your applications on a microservice architecture. On a microservice architecture, your applications run as many different services on various servers rather than one large code base.


How can microservices complement the integration of Big Data applications? 

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(July 22, 2017)

Microservices Will Prepare Your Enterprise for IoT

By 2020, every single product and service will have artificial intelligence components. New types of networks are being developed in order to meet the changing demands brought forth by digital transformation. For example, The 5G network -expected to be fully operational by 2020 - was designed with IoT and the increase velocity of data sharing in mind.

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(July 18, 2017)

Why Netflix, Amazon, and Apple Care About Microservices

The writing's on the wall - Netflix, Amazon, and Apple, are all trailblazers in microservice architecture. These three companies dominate continuous delivery, DevOps, and show first hand what microservice architecture can propel an organization into greatness.

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(July 15, 2017)

If You Have yet to Think About Microservices, You Are Already Behind

In today’s world - companies are expected to deploy software and services at a rapidly increasing rate. This drive for innovation is forcing many enterprises to rethink their current architectural structures. If your company has not yet considered the benefits of microservices, you are already being left behind.

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(June 22, 2017)

Gartner EA Summit 2017: IT Modernization in Action

This year’s Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit in London was all about how to master the increasing complexities of digital business. With tracks focusing on Disruptive Technologies, Architecting Digital Business Platforms and Becoming an Innovative Leader as well as of course Mastering Enterprise Architecture, the summit was THE key event for EA leaders.

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(June 06, 2017)

IT architecture in the digital age: More Agile, less legacies

Nowadays IT works at an amazing pace, releasing one application after another to increase the customer's experience, but as soon as they think they are near their goal, their IT architecture fails them and they must start again from scratch. The integration of legacy systems into the digital world means that one must resource to a lot of new measures, making this task very tedious…thus, no company should deceive itself (and its employees) into thinking that a new IT architecture can be built from nothing to get ahead in the digital age.

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