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Microservices architecture enables flexible architecture and speeds up your development process. But, often people are confused as to where to start.  The obvious choice is to use a microservice architecture for all new applications. However, you have a ton of time and money invested in legacy applications. Applications that handle your user authentication and access to your company's core products and services should be rewritten.  You should definitely leverage those legacy applications to get to microservices faster.  And, you can do it without changing your existing Database Schema. Understand that you have a three-tier application already. The microservice portion is just a different view.  Instead of a pretty HTML page, the microservice user will see a JSON document behind a RESTful API. Furthermore, since you are only changing the view portion of your applica... (more)

Continuous Integration | @DevOpsSummit @Datical #ContinuousIntegration

In 2006, Martin Fowler posted his now famous essay on Continuous Integration. Looking back, what seemed revolutionary, radical or just plain crazy is now common, pedestrian and "just what you do." I love it. Back then, building and releasing software was a real pain. Integration was something you did at the end, after code complete, and we didn't know how long it would take. Some people may recall how we, as an industry, spent a massive amount of time integrating code from one team with another, or even just between developers that sat next to each other. The arguments against it ... (more)

Automating Database Deployments with @Datical DB | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Why Customers Choose Datical DB to Automate Database Deployments Over the past year, Datical has had amazing success with our flagship product, Datical DB.  We've seen multiple visionary, sector-leading companies select Datical DB to drive their Application Schema changes.  Now that the number has grown rapidly over the past year, we can begin to see patterns in why customers choose Datical DB. One of them turns out to be pretty emblematic of our other customers. So, let's examine the reasons why they chose to adopt Datical DB. Customer Facing Applications Are the Front Door When ... (more)