#Microservice #Database #Anti-#Pattern

Published on February 24, 2019 By definition, Microservices (MS) are supposed to possess such service-oriented aspects as being independent (from what: from each other, or from environment, or both, or this is a signal of different ownership of the MS in the same Application),  autonomous (can perform its business tasks on its own), specialised. While …

Three Major #Principles of #Technology #Innovations

Published on January 22, 2019 To Architects, Developers and thier Managers #1 An Innovation may not harm its Consumers #2 An Innovation may not harm its Owner(s) #3 Disallow any exceptions from Principle #1 and Principle #2 Technology has reached such a point where people have to apply the rule created last century to nuclear power. …

“#Lean #Architecture”: is it for real?

Published on January 7, 2019 I’ve just checked Google for the term “Lean Architecture” and found several links, all of which lead to a quite ambiguous situation. Not earlier than last year, Chris Shayan published an article “Lean Architecture” in DZone. He said, ”The concept or architecture remains a staple in descriptions of various forms …

Beware: Sprint Abuses SOA in Microservices

Published on December 22, 2018 For the last couple of years, people were debating whether Microservices realise SOA. With my experience in Services of 22 years, I can confirm that Microservices do realise SOA at a “teenager” maturity level, while Web Services and REST were at the kindergarten SOA maturity level. How am I count …

A Client-centric priority versus Regulation priority

Published on December 6, 2018 More than a half-year has passed since GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) moved into force. Have you heard about any laud GDPR cases where companies were fined? I’ve heard about only one – Ms. Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information GDPR Commissioner, stated that she might investigate Facebook for exposing people’s …

In the Mind of Experienced Architect Learning SAFe

Published on April 8, 2018 Let’s imagine an IT architect with more than 10 years of experience at project, programme and enterprise level. This person starts working on each new task with two questions: “what is it?” and “why is this needed/important?”. The architect appreciates new technologies when they deliver what they promise and are …

When Agile Steps on Its Own Tail: an observation from tranches

Published on January 15, 2017 Every profession is associated with certain objectives and attributes, which allow to distinguish it from another one. The same understanding exist or should exist in IT. When we run a project in an Agile Scrum methodology, we usually recognise three roles: Project/Product Owner, Scrum Master and a Team. It is …

“In the Mind of Business Architect” : From Disruption to Destruction: GDPR , PSD2 and API

Published on April 16, 2017 Opening business eyes on some aspects of Technology Revolution IT was and is isolated… by Business. This is, probably, the reason for intent in IT Departments to disrupt everything around – to be noticed, at least. This includes a wave of innovations in technology as well. I have this guess …

Open Banking API Process ‘to be’

Published on January 1, 2018 Happy New 2018 Year to All! My best wishes to you in have a luck of safing your bank accounts An Open Banking initiative is a UK specific adoption of the EU PSD2 Regulation. The UK enthusiasts wanted to be “more saint than the Pope of Rome” and added almost …

GDPR and Microservice Security – compliance in question

Published on April 5, 2018 A Problem An emerging EU regulation – GDPR – defines a requirement that asks developers to create business and technology solutions with default data privacy protection by design. This requirement conquers the worlds of DevOps and API/Microservice Economy first of all. The result of this is that traditional perimeter protection …