Hystrix (by Netflix) – Fault Tolerance in a Connected World

Hystrix (by Netflix) – Fault Tolerance in a Connected World

In a connected world our software solutions increasingly consist of multiple, distributed components. Service Oriented Architectures are nothing new, and with the growing interest in Microservices it looks like the trend to distribute is going nowhere soon. When dealing with

Analysing REST Web Services with Squid and AWStats

Analysing REST Web Services with Squid and AWStats

Background I’ve got a Java application running on Tomcat on Amazon EC2, which exposes RESTful web services delivering JSON to a variety of mobile apps and web sites. I’m running a Squid server as a reverse proxy caching in front