eBook Excerpt

Reactive Systems Architecture

Jan Machacek CTO, Cake Solutions

Audience: Architects, Developers

Technical level: Introductory

Note: this preview download contains chapter 1 of Reactive Systems Architecture.

Are you thinking about, or ready to implement a large-scale microservices system and worried about the potential challenges you may encounter along the way?

This book draws upon Cake's experience in building and maintaining distributed systems, working with some of the world's biggest brands, and tech savvy startups.

In this chapter you will read about:

  • key considerations in architecting a reactive system
  • the importance of loose coupling between isolated services
  • the absolute requirements for services to be responsive

Download chapter one today and delve into reactive systems from design and architectural concerns through implementation.

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Jan Machacek CTO, Cake Solutions

Jan Machacek is the CTO of Cake Solutions and spends his time helping companies achieve exceptional growth and success through use of modern computing technologies; specifically large-scale machine learning and big data systems that interact with IoT, wearables, mobiles as well as modern web applications. Jan's experience and expertise allows him to advise on future technical strategies. A passionate technologist; Jan has hands-on experience with delivering large-scale systems—particularly those that bring together the data science and mathematics with modern engineering practices. He is a regular contributor to open source projects, and speaks at conferences in the UK and abroad.

About Lightbend

Lightbend (Twitter: @Lightbend) provides the leading Reactive application development platform for building distributed systems. Based on a message-driven runtime, these distributed systems, which include microservices and streaming fast data applications, can effortlessly scale on multi-core and cloud architectures. Many of the most admired brands around the globe are transforming their businesses with our platform, engaging billions of users every day through software that is changing the world. For more information on Lightbend, visit: lightbend.com