Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (Oct 3 to Oct 9). Here they are, in order of popularity:
This is Part IV of the "Microservices and PaaS" blog series covering the rapidly evolving use of microservices in modern cloud software projects. Parts I and II introduced microservices concepts and discussed patterns and practices being spearheaded by microservices pioneers.
At RESTFest, in addition to voluntary extended talks, each attendee has a #FiveInFive slot (5 slides in 5 minutes). That means you get to hear from all the voices in the room, not just the most familiar voices in the API world.
There are many descriptions of what constitutes a micro service, and many specifications that could be described as following the pattern.
Only a few years everyone relied on SQL exclusively to tackle Big Data needs, but as the demand for speed and space increases, so have our options. Now there are a number of data systems that are mostly based around NoSQL, with each of them having been developed to best serve specific areas.
They've released the API as part of a longer plan to modernize the markup and frontend of Hacker News to create a more reliable source of real-time data for readers that scrape the site for content and information. They plan to convert to a new Arc-powered engine in the next three weeks.