Companies are moving to the cloud faster than ever. The motivation is higher than ever. One of the companies that first put APIs in the cloud was Netflix and they realized many of the issues that others would face sooner than anyone else. Microservices The key takeaway from Netflix’s experience could be microservices. […]Read More How to Scale APIs in the cloud with Security, Reliability and Quality of Service
As an enterprise architect we are faced with constructing solutions for our companies that must be implemented quickly but need to scale to almost arbitrary capacity quickly when demand materializes and must stand the test of time because it is almost impossible to rebuild enterprise applications once they are successful and in production. There are […]Read More MicroServices – Martin Fowler, Netflix, Componentized Composable Platforms and SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)
(Amplituhedron allows us to compute Quantum probabilities orders of magnitude faster than ever before) APIs and Component as a Service – The dream achieved Today, 10,000,000,000,000,000 API Calls/month are made in the cloud approximately. This is a tremendous change in the way software is built. We have achieved partly the dream of reusable software in […]Read More API Centric, APIs taking over, Component as a Service. Reusable components and services.
Recently I gave a talk on helping to select PaaS from among the many PaaS out there and understanding the taxonomy of PaaS or simply how to categorize them to put them in useful buckets. One person at the talk asked about use cases for PaaS. I realized I haven’t blogged about the most […]Read More 9 Use Cases for PaaS – Why and How
History (in other words you can skip this part :)) When I created publish / subscribe at TIBCO we used to think of putting everything “on the bus.” The “bus” idea referred to a hardware bus. If you know how hardware works information flows between devices in a computer on a set of wires called a […]Read More Put it in the Store – The new paradigm of enterprise social asset sharing and reuse: Just put it in the store.
This is a story of 2 successful technologies which presages what I believe is a new important innovation. It started with Apple It all started about 15 years ago Apple introduced the iPhone…. It seems like this anyway. The date was actually in 2007, a mere 6 years ago + a few months. Since […]Read More The Enterprise Store – App, API, Mobile
What is software development like today? A complaint I heard from a CIO recently was that when talking to the high flying technologists at his firm he said: “they talked in strange names, Kafka this, docker that. Names of open source projects, APIs and languages that make him wonder if these people can program or just […]Read More Software Development today, Cool APIs, Open Source, Scala, Ruby, Chef, Puppet, IntelliJ, Storm, Kafka
A number of analyst firms and pundits have declared a list of the megatrends. For examples you can see my blogs: IDC Emerging Trends and Gartner Top Megatrends I have my own list of what I call “disruptive” technologies and trends. This comes from talking to people, observing what companies are doing and what […]Read More Disruptive Forces : Disruptive Megatrends
CIO’s are being asked more and more to consider being a profit center or at least to reuse the assets they have to reduce costs. They are also being asked to be more agile and to deliver products faster. Some CIOs are being asked to be more entrepreneurial, to facilitate people trying new […]Read More CIO: Enterprise Refactoring and Technology Renewal: How do you become a profit center to the Enterprise?