Vlingo Joins the Reactive Foundation
by Thomas Betts
“Vlingo, creators of a platform designed to simplify building reactive systems using an actor model, has joined the Reactive Foundation. Launched in September, the Reactive Foundation was formed under the Linux Foundation to accelerate technologies for building the next generation of networked applications. Vlingo is the newest charter member, joining Alibaba, Facebook, Lightbend, Netifi and Pivotal.
Vaughn Vernon on Developing a Domain Driven Design First Actor-Based Microservices Framework
“Every organisation that I engage with is trying to get to microservices; many have problems with ball-of-mud monoliths, and they’re itching to get out of that.”
Vaughn Vernon: The Reality of Being Cloud-Native and Reactive
by Jan Stenberg
“Vernon emphasizes that the skills of experienced developers can be leveraged in a reactive architecture. There is no need for companies to replace their current developers and architects with new ones just to embrace a new technology stack, and putting core business at risk in doing so.”
“Reactive is the new way of building applications, monoliths get no advantage of the cloud”
Vaughn Vernon gives practical guidance on using DDD to model business-driven solutions that result in software that is fluent, type-safe, and with core Reactive properties. Specific attention is given to moving legacy systems that have deep debt to ones that have clear boundaries, deliver explicit and fluent business models, and exploit modern hardware and software architectures.