Video: Insights- Building a Boomerang that doesn’t come back (to haunt you) at Spaces Summit
“My past year as a software engineer at bol. com has mostly been dedicated to breaking down one of the big monoliths within our software landscape into smaller services. To be more specific: I’ve been working in a team to extract the processes related to customer returns into a separate microservice.
Software Circus Interview - The move to the public cloud
IT infrastructure transitions can be hard. Obviously there are technical challenges to overcome. But what do you do when internal disagreement about the way forward leads to a halt in innovation? Recently I gave a talk about exactly this topic at the Software Circus conference.
During the GoTo Amsterdam conference this year, I did a talk on "Resilience Engineering in a Microservice Landscape".
About the talk
In this talk I show how we at bol. com achieve fault tolerance across our application landscape.
Services & Autonomy: the one can’t live without the other
Services: automated business processes in small systems, connected through API’s. What started out as a means of technical scalability turned out to be the most important driver of team autonomy – and vice versa. This is our story of Backspin, Rabbits and the Man on the Moon.
In this posts, we’ll show you how we use the CQRS “web scale” pattern to achieve scalability and flexibility in our back office software. This is needed as we rely heavily on our back office to offer our customers the...
How do you get the IT management board to serve you coffee on a golden platter? You have to do something good of course, exceptional in fact. In order to tell you how we became top performer instead of database killer by creative use of a cache, we will have to take you back to December 2015, when it all started.
Software maintenance can be hell. I'm sure that many developers have opened up an existing codebase, only to be greeted with a plethora of packages. You can usually see in excruciating detail the kinds of classes the software has.
Applying “web scale” patterns in the bol. com back office
Peter Paul van de Beek (IT Architect at bol. com) will show you in this session how we use “web scale” patterns to achieve scalability and flexibility in our back-office software.