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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Oliver White

Chief Storyteller
January 25, 2018

Microservices and Fast Data: Industry and Architecture Trends

In this fireside chat style presentation, Dean Wampler of Lightbend and Matt Aslett of 451 Research will discuss the business justification for transitioning from batch-oriented big data to stream-oriented fast data, and how some of these requirements can be met by leveraging what organizations already know about microservice architectures.

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June 28, 2017

As Data-Centric Applications Go Streaming, IBM and Lightbend Team Up

By now you have likely heard the news that IBM has made a strategic investment in Lightbend to bring Reactive solutions to IBM Platforms. IBM and Lightbend have a history of collaboration, but this strategic investment and relationship will allow enterprise developers to reap the benefits of both Lightbend’s expertise in Reactive microservices and IBM’s expertise in AI and Machine Learning.

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