Introduction As an Architect, when we start working on a new application or solution architecture; we study the requirements and see if the solution requires maintaining a specific set of states to support a business use case that requires maintaining a workflow or a state-machine (Event-Driven). Now, this is the tricky part; many would consider … More The Curious case of Stateful Architecture!
Why Cloud fails? Attempting to migrate to the Cloud without thoughtful planning and adopting the proper Cloud-Native architecture proved to be problematic and dangerous, it could easily lead to the failure of a strategic Cloud Migration initiative. Lightbend recently released their “Cloud Native Adoption Trends” survey, this is Gold, it is an eye opener and … More Bringing sanity back to Cloud Architecture
Few years ago, during an architecture round-table discussion, focusing on building distributed systems, many questions came up regarding distributing computing design patterns which naturally are difficult to implement and get right. Those design patterns are focusing on addressing modern applications use cases where you need to increase performance and cut on the infrastructure cost. Where … More Akka is not a Swedish food, it’s a swiss army knife
During our latest joint webinar with our partner Lightbend, we discussed building future-proof system architecture. This is the link to the webinar recording. We highlighted the importance of architecture flexibility and the role of Reactive Architecture and Cloud-Native architecture in supporting adaptability while achieving resilience and elasticity. We also highlighted the importance of loose coupling … More Why Akka if you have Kubernetes?
Few months ago, in the old world, before the pandemic hits, the retail industry experts were looking for ways to replace the overused expressions “digital transformation”, “digital advantage” and “customer experience” with other creative words. Why? Simply, because it sounded old, just a useless hype and many started to consider this as a merely crying … More The New Norm
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 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 use … More The Modern Era Solution Architect
Introduction Retailers (Service providers) fear what had happened to Blockbuster and Toys R’ Us may happen to them as well. We all have seen the headlines and the stats in the last couple of years about decreasing mall and physical store traffic and online stores significantly losing out to Amazon and Walmart. Amazon and Walmart … More How Retailers and Service Providers can survive in the age of the digital economy?
Introduction As any buzzword in the tech industry that comes with hype, digital transformation is no exception. We have many customers asking, “what’s digital transformation?” While it might be obvious to some, it’s still causing some confusion for others. Why? Because the spectrum is very wide and it might mean different things to different people. … More What is Digital Transformation?
We live in a digital world and the small and medium business needs to survive and effectively compete in the digital economy. The SMB sector represents a wealth of innovative ideas with a variety of trade approaches and methods, but they each have their own unique differentiators. If your business is not creating and managing … More SMB, how to choose software development partner?