Five Key Requirements for Enabling Agile Analytics
By Yann Guernion
In today's digital economy, companies are faced with a fast data challenge as
well as a Big Data one. As a result they are under pressure to adapt their
analytics processes and data flows at pace to move beyond traditional data
Big Data projects are either too big or too complex to handle the traditional
way. That's why most projects by companies at the start of their Big Data
initiative have no process at all. Waterfall approaches are notably
inefficient as you probably won't have access to proper staging environment
and only limited time and scale for qualification.
Big Data and DevOps
Big Data implicitly promotes DevOps because there is no ability to separate
Operations from Development when you ultimately discover the relevance of
your algorithms at the production stage. It is in... (more)
Today’s newsletter focuses on….Tadaaa! Microservices!
Microservices, SOA, and ruxit – A Cheat Sheet
Why the heck are microservices the business of an APM tool you ask? Read this
blog post to find out.
We are proud to present our new microservices digest.
This digest provides an overview of good resources that are well worth
reading. We’ll be updating this page as new content becomes available, so I
suggest you bookmark it.
Also, expect more digests to come on different topics that make all of our
IT-hearts go boom!
Blog post: SOA or M... (more)
Thomas Bitman of Gartner wrote a blog post last year about why OpenStack
projects fail. In that article, he outlined three particular metrics which
together cause 60% of OpenStack projects to fall short of expectations:
Wrong people (31% of failures): a successful cloud needs commitment both from
the operations team as well as from "anchor" tenants. Wrong processes (19% of
failures): a successful cloud automates across silos in the software
development lifecycle, not just within silos. Wrong metrics (10% of
failures): a successful cloud focuses on top line transformation by
Given my (well-known and enduring) interest in all aspects of services, I
have followed Martin Fowler's writing on microservices. But I will admit I
always found the original paper more confusing than insightful. And in my
client work I have resisted the temptation to use a microservices pattern,
for precisely the reason that it would more than likely confuse. So I was
interested to see the book Building Microservices by Sam Newman published
last month, particularly as Newman is part of the Thoughtworks stable, which
presumably means it is authoritative.
Right off the bat, Newman... (more)
Orchestrating Microservices: Who's Composing This Symphony, Anyway?
by Les Worley
Before becoming a developer, I was in the high school band. I played several
brass instruments - including French horn and cornet - as well as keyboards
in the jazz stage band. A musician and a nerd, what can I say?
I even dabbled in writing music for the band. Okay, mostly I wrote
arrangements of pop music, so the band could keep the crowd entertained
during Friday night football games. What struck me then was that, to write
parts for all the instruments - brass, woodwind, percussion, even keyboards ... (more)
The South Florida Business Journal honored Chetu Inc. with an inclusion on
South Florida's Top 100 Private Companies List. Chetu ranked at number 80
amongst other private businesses who showed tremendous revenues for 2015, are
native to South Florida and have verifiable revenue figures. Chetu showed
$31.51 million in revenues for 2015. That figure is a 10% increase from the
$29.05 million in revenue earned in 2014.
"The Chetu family is elated to be recognized in the SFBJ's Top 100 Private
Companies List," stated Atal Bansal, CEO of Chetu, Inc. "Our dedication to
providing world-... (more)