The topic of microservices architecture comes up often in our discussions with clients. There’s a lot of interest but also confusion about how, when and why to use it. This is a very complex topic, so we’ve developed this microservices “miniseries” to provide some insight from our experiences and to get more discussion going in this area.…Read More
The topic of microservices architecture comes up often in our discussions with clients. There’s a lot of interest but also confusion. What is it? How small or large does an application need to be to use it? When should you use microservices architecture to build an application? Here’s the short answer.…Read More
In early March I attended Microsoft’s Build 2015 conference in San Francisco. This three day conference is tailored to developers and is full of news, announcements, and sessions covering the new and cool, or not so cool depending on your perspective, technology across all of Microsoft’s platforms including Windows, Azure, Office 365, and more. …Read More
If you are working on a new application development project, experiencing performance problems within your application, or simply trying to improve your software quality assurance processes you may be ready to start the process of web application performance testing. The goal of this post is to provide you with some simple and practical guidelines for help you get started and be more...Read More
The Green Button provides value to Energy Customers in a standard and secure way, and presents several challenges for Utilities.
In September 2011, the U.S. CTO challenged utilities to adopt and drive the Green Button initiative, which provides Customers with a way to receive and use their Energy Usage Information (EUI). By now, several utilities and third party product vendors have adopted and implemented Green Button support and capabilities to address this challenge. …Read More