Microservices and correctly built distributed systems

Microservices are all the rage for some time now, but are we using the right foundations to create them? In this post, we’ll look into a common design issue in distributed systems.

July 15, 2020 · 5 min · 1022 words · João Antunes

[Redirect Magazine] #23 - distributed systems, testing, more distributed systems and actors on distributed systems

A couple of reads and a couple of watches. Articles “Life Beyond Distributed Transactions: An Apostate’s Implementation - A Primer” Nice series of articles (not yet finished) on implementing transactional logic in a distributed system without resorting to the traditional SQL distributed transactions. “Software Testing Anti-patterns” Excellent thorough article on testing anti-patterns, technology stack agnostic, with valuable information to make sure we get the most out of our tests. Videos “GOTO 2018 • Practicalities of Productionizing Distributed Systems • Jeff Hodges” Nice talk on distributed systems, problems that might arise and ways of to figure them out....

August 12, 2018 · 1 min · 130 words · João Antunes