One key aspect of a robust architecture is that it is built to smoothly handle system failures, outages, and configuration changes without violating the data loss and consistency requirements of the use case. To proactively build such solutions needs an understanding of the possible exceptions and risky scenarios and preparedness to manage them efficiently.
In the previous post in this multi-part series on building messaging solutions, we quantified requirements related to various specific categories. In the second step of this process, we can now use the quantified requirements to build a preliminary design to evaluate the viability of the solution.
As part of the iterative approach described in the main introduction blog of this series, the first step is to building messaging solutions is to identify the use case requirements and quantify these requirements as much as possible in terms of Apache Kafka and Event Streams.
KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, is investing in IBM's Cloud and Internet of Things technologies to power a data-analytics and predictive-maintenance solution for city infrastructure.
Even the most successful or genius apps can fail if there are issues with availability. While development teams often engineer for availability, with lots of redundancy, health checks, and load balancing, sometimes outages occur because of simple human errors. One common error is that teams fail to renew SSL/TLS certificates on time.
IBM IoT for Electronics being replaced by the IBM IoT Connection Service. Please take note that we are retiring the IBM IoT for Electronics service on April 6th, 2018.
During 4Q17, we added three new 3rd party services to our growing partner ecosystem on the IBM Cloud platform. From IoT to A.I. to wealth management, we're adding more services to give you, our developers, the services you need for build compelling digital solutions.
IBM Message Hub (MH) now supports a bridge which continuously uploads a topic's messages as objects in IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS). IBM Cloud Object Storage is IBM’s latest generation, scalable cloud storage service, designed for high data durability, resiliency and security.