Software Architect, Application Architect, Solution Architect or all of the above? Introduction In the past few years, the information technology and the software development landscape has dramatically changed. Advances in computer processors, networking and storage technologies, along with Cloud and mobile led to the digital transformation evolution and the introduction of plethora of new business … More The Modern Era Solution Architect
What is Reactive Microservices? Business Value Building Responsive, resilient, elastic, maintainable and extensible systems leads to gaining competitive advantage through faster time to market, improve modern user experience and lower the total cost of building and operating applications. Methods Event driven and message driven architecture Using Asynchronous messaging for inter-service communication and request processing Isolate … More Reactive Microservices Quick Reference
Play framework is not just used for web applications. It’s also used to build Microservices. The Akka http performance and the actor model are very well suited for building high performance systems utilizing Hexagonal and Reactive architecture techniques. While, it’s highly recommended to use a dedicated API documentation to document the services’ APIs, still, early … More Play Framework 2.7.x APIs routing list
Prerequisites For more info on Reactive design patterns such as CQRS, event sourcing, command sourcing and Saga please refer to the references section. Introduction Reactive architecture is an architecture approach aims to use asynchronous messaging or event driven architecture to build Responsive, Resilient and Elastic systems. Reactive Microservices is capitalizing on the Reactive approach while … More Why is Kafka a good fit for Reactive Microservices?
Introduction While I was at API World giving a talk on Reactive Microservices Architecture, it was obvious that, Reactive is gaining a lot of momentum within our technical audience, described by many as a very powerful and game changer set of architecture concepts, design patterns and technologies. However, many business stakeholders still wondering, how this … More The business case for Reactive Architecture
See how a reactive microservices architecture provides the highest levels of responsiveness, resiliency, and elasticity for reactive systems. Full article here.
The Reactive summit is usually focusing on Reactive Architecture and Programming and Fast Data architecture and technologies. This is the conference for someone looking into creating distributed and scalable systems. Lightbend is the host and the leader behind the event and they did an awesome job with the organization and the content. The following is … More The Reactive Summit 2017 Summary Report
Image is Copyright of Lightbend Introduction One of the things we have learned through working with some of our customers that they were at the early stage of the Microservices journey; they started experiencing performance issues and reporting that their Apps are not very responsive anymore. This article will explore inter-service communications as one possible … More Reactive Vs. Synchronous Rest. Interaction patterns in Microservices Architecture
The Mircroservices reference architecture and the reactive manifesto are sharing a lot of traits, you can join both to benefit from the reactive microservices architecture, for more on that, please check the book by Jonas Bonér, Reactive Microservices Architecture. Traditionally, the Microservices movement originated and flourished around the fuse of app containers such as Docker and … More The Rise of the Microservices Frameworks.
The Software Development world is constantly looking for ways to speed up the time to market and increase efficiency -produce more for less- and lower maintenance or future expansion cost. Solution Architects always look for new approaches to accomplish this. The Microservices architecture is no exception to the above, it is an old concept capitalizing … More Simplifying APIs & Microservices Architecture for non-technical audience.