by Brad Johnson, on Oct 28, 2019 12:46:32 PM

Whenever I’m discussing swimOS with someone reasonably technical, we invariably arrive on the subject of microservices. It makes sense, as microservices are a commonly understood architectural paradigm and represent many …

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by Brad Johnson, on Aug 28, 2019 1:48:34 PM

One of the key differentiators for all swimOS applications is statefulness. As today’s applications become more complex, distributed, and real-time, the logistical challenges of managing application state starts to outweigh …

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by Brad Johnson, on Aug 21, 2019 12:48:22 PM

Ever since the first applications started moving data records, we’ve needed ways to annotate those records with formatting instructions. Many of these record notation formats are familiar to developers. For …

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by Brad Johnson, on Aug 13, 2019 1:24:41 PM

Did you know that Swim.ai has its own podcast series? The SwimStreams podcast is a recurring series focussed on distributed applications and real-time software architectures. Hear from members of the …

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by Krishnan Subramanian, on Aug 5, 2019 11:32:27 AM

Kubernetes is fast evolving as the standard orchestration platform for cloud native deployments. However, Kubernetes is still not mature enough to support stateful applications and distributed applications like those running on …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jul 2, 2019 3:19:54 PM

Today, the Java ecosystem remains one of the largest developer communities on planet earth. At over 9 million active developers, the Java programming language is used every day to build and run systems …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jun 24, 2019 12:35:31 PM

Even the most simple chat user interfaces bely a world of architectural complexity. Features like authentication, user presence, chat rooms, user counts, message encryption and countless others represent a significant …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jun 21, 2019 10:34:55 AM

Let’s take a moment to appreciate the noble REST API. They’re anywhere and everywhere. REST is the lingua franca of the application world. REST APIs have been the equivalent of software …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jun 7, 2019 12:11:52 PM

Five years ago when I started tracking media buzz around stateful architectures, I’d see a few articles every month about running stateful containers. That's about when Caitie McCaffrey first shared this awesome …

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