I'm not keen on this word. "Grooming". I've been doing it (sort of) long before I've learned about the thingie named Scrum, but until this very day I haven't convinced myself to call it that way. Grokking domain, crunching through…Read More
A collection of 11 posts
A few days ago, I started reading "Semantic Software Design" by Eben Hewitt. I haven't finished it yet, but I believe I can already state that it won't become my favourite book on software architecture ever (more about that in…Read More
"Good design is adaptive, not predictive."
In this article you'll find: what is "capability", why UI-driven application design is sh*t, why conceptual layering is important, which parts of software are less change-friendly & whether it's a problem, why "fibers" are the single worst anti-pattern (even…Read More
In this post you'll find: how sharding can work (well) together with CQRS, what tricks can be used for re-partitiong data in live instances (w/o downtime) and why it's OK to use domain-related data in routing on API gateway…Read More
In this post you'll find: micro-monolith neo-evangelism :), great (video) example of premature system distribution hitting the fan ..., demystifying of microservice independence myth and what are X-centric systems. I hate blog posts, books or conf talks that focus on criticising only…Read More
TL;DR Contrary to the common belief, proper conceptual decomposition of large software solutions doesn't require any particular architecture patterns in place. Being service-oriented doesn't necessarily enforce any constraints on build or deployment - it's a matter of proper, highly…Read More