Software Architect 2015: Day 2
The second day of the conference sessions of this year’s Software Architect conference is over. To follow up from my overview of day 1, here’s my thoughts on day 2.
Big Data’s Place in Microservice Architecture
By Gary Short
The morning kicked off with an excellent session discussing how Big Data(™) can fit in to a modern microservices-based architecture. Gary began by giving a primer on both microservices and big data to ensure that everyone had enough background. I didn’t find anything new in the microservices section, but I’ve not had the need to deal with any real-life Big Data, so his discussion of the background of Hadoop, as well as the different data processing mechanisms (batch + real-type processing) was useful.
The second section of the talk was giving examples of how both batch jobs and real-time processing of data can be exposed as services. For batch jobs, it’s a case...
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