Question: When building RESTful APIs, do you know of any
standard patterns for handling long running API calls? Our decision
process may take as much as a couple of minutes.
My Answer: I know of four possible approaches:
Long-running API call: In this approach, you just build an …
Posted Thu 20 April 2017
COBOL in a Bank
Question: I hearing about COBOL being used in banks quite often
but all my friends who actually working there say Java and Oracle and
all related job adverts I have seen so far were Java or C++. Could
someone please provide some relevant facts?
My Answer …
Posted Mon 30 January 2017
Lift and Shift Lessons
I've been doing a lot of work lately on moving to the cloud. A couple of
years ago we started using AWS and our first move was a "lift-and-shift":
we just re-created at AWS the same servers we had previously in our data
center. Two years …
Posted Sat 07 January 2017
I am attending Dockercon and I
thought I would try a little experiment. I will try writing up my
understanding od Docker before the conference and after, and see how
much my view has changed. So, without further ado, here is my "before"
review of Docker:
What is Docker …
Posted Mon 20 June 2016
So, this is the second time that I have taken a look at the
programming language Ceylon.
Ceylon is a language which is currently being sponsored by Red Hat.
It fits into the space of languages in the same family with Java,
but attempting to build a mondern strongly-typed …
Posted Sat 27 February 2016