JAX 2020: Big Data and Agile Culture

This year JAX is taking place from 7. September to 11. September in Mainz. W-JAX is taking place from 2. November to 6. November in Munich. Due to the Corona situaton it will be a special experience as the conferences are going to be held in an hybrid manner (on-site and online). In . . . → Read More: JAX 2020: Big Data and Agile Culture

Success Story: Big Data in Logistics

In the years 2019 and 2020 I had the pleasure to support TIMOCOM in the implementation of their brand new Big Data Platform.TIMOCOM is an international logistics platform provider and a true champion in its area.

When we started the initiative the company had an existing BI-System to perform reporting and statistical analysis. The . . . → Read More: Success Story: Big Data in Logistics

Workshop: Big Data you can Touch

Today I released the brand new Workshop:Big Data you can Touch.

If you start researching about Big Data Platforms, you will find an overwhelming amount of possible technologies. But if you dig deeper you’ll find that many platforms are based on the same proven Open Source products.

This workshop teaches how to set . . . → Read More: Workshop: Big Data you can Touch

JAX 2019: Agile Team Architecture and Big Data

JAX is one of the most known conferences for Java, architecture and software innovation in Germany. Im am glad to be invited this year to give some sessions. Between the 6th and 10th May 2019 JAX will be taking place at Rheingold Halle in Mainz.

Agile product teams are becoming more and more mission . . . → Read More: JAX 2019: Agile Team Architecture and Big Data

Free Avro Schema Viewer

Avro is a data serialization system. The core is Avro schema which can be used to describe the structure of datasets very much like XML Schema or JSON Schema. Avro is primarily used in Big Data scenarios for which it offers special features like schema evolution. This is a typical Avro file:

{"namespace": "net.pleus.domain", "name": . . . → Read More: Free Avro Schema Viewer