March 25, 2019

Design Techniques For Building Stateful, Cloud-Native Applications: Part 2 - Distributed State

In Part 1 of our series on Design Techniques For Building Stateful, Cloud-Native Applications, we looked at the topics of Resiliency, Recoverability, and Scalability for cloud-native applications like Reactive Microservices and real-time streaming systems. In this part, we take a look at application state, and why we should distribute it. Let’s start with defining the word state.

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March 18, 2019

Design Techniques for Building Stateful, Cloud-Native Applications - Part 1: Resiliency, Recoverability, and Scalability

For a long time, stateless services have been the primary choice for developers. While on the surface building a stateless web app or microservice may be the right way to go, in some cases it is not necessarily the best approach for cloud-native services.

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Mark Brewer

President & CEO
April 24, 2018

In Support of Jakarta EE’s Quest to Accelerate Cloud Native Java

Every 10 years or so, the tech industry starts revving its engine for the “next big thing.” There’s the initial debate on technical definitions, a volatile period where first movers define best practices, and then a lot of noise from the vendors trying to sell shovels to the gold rush—and then eventually the dust settles and the new form factor becomes reality.

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September 5, 2017

Lightbend Tech Digest - August 2017

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." That is how Albert Camus put it. We made it back from summer vacation and it is time to gear back up into work mode. Here's a good opportunity to start over is to check in with what you might have missed last month. A big thank you to this awesome community for all your contributions!

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July 29, 2017

Lightbend Tech Digest - July 2017

"One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by." The wonderful quote by American author, Jeannette Walls beautifully expresses what summertime was all about for me when I was in school. Summer break was finally there and there's nothing to worry about for a couple of weeks before we had to start over again. Growing older with less vacations than my daughters have today, I still enjoy this time of the year to catch up on reading. And there's a lot to learn because of our awesome community which never stops contributing.

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