Application and system sketching based on code templates

On almost every desk on this planet lies a pen and a piece of paper for notes. In the programmers or software-architects world notes are especially technical notes about a component or system – drawn e.g. as UML-sketches on a paper or via an UML tool. However a few minutes and discussions later the names … Continue reading Application and system sketching based on code templates

A coffee with Kafka

A few months ago I got in touch with Kafka – the message broker Apache Kafka rather than Franz Kafka the novelist. Apache Kafka is simply a message broker which claims to be: Fast – Hundreds of MB r/w per second from thousands of clients Scalable Central data backbone – Data streams are partitioned and … Continue reading A coffee with Kafka