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Loosely Couple Your Schema and Keep Data Separate
Separating schema from code is an essential practice in platform engineering that provides scalability, maintenance and flexibility benefits.
Lightbend’s Kalix Named 2023 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Platform as a Service
Unique PaaS Delivers a 200% Increase in Developer Velocity for Cloud Native Apps
From Concept to Reality: Unraveling the Ideal Features of an Event-Driven Microservice Platform
This article explores the fundamentals of event-driven microservices, focusing on the importance of loose coupling, message-driven communication, and asynchronous processing.
Introducing Code-first Java SDK for Kalix
The Java SDK for Kalix offers a developer experience that is familiar to both Java and Spring Boot users.
Lightbend Launches Java SDK for Kalix to Enable Developers to Quickly and Easily Build Cloud Native Apps
NoOps Platform-as-a-Service enables Java and Spring developers everywhere to build cloud-native, business-critical applications using the skills they have today.
Climbing the Ladder of Abstraction
Today’s cloud infrastructure is fantastic. The richness and power of our cloud-native ecosystem around Kubernetes are easy to forget. It’s hard to remember the world before containers and Kubernetes.
Our first Code-first SDK aimed at simplifying Developer Experience is now GA
The Java SDK built on the Code-first development style is now GA. The goal of introducing the code-first approach is to simplify the Developer Experience and increase developer efficiency.
Appointment Booking at Scale is easy with Kalix
In this tutorial, we’ll build a serverless back end for a booking service system and explain how Kalix can be a game-changer for development teams in the future.
Lightbend named Frost & Sullivan 2022 North American Serverless Computing Company of the Year for Kalix
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Lightbend with the 2022 North American Serverless Computing Company of the Year Award for Offering Serverless Solutions to Build Data-centric Applications that Simplify the Developer Experience.
Real-Time Weather Alerting with Kalix
In this tutorial, we'll explore how to create an API with Kalix, how to use protocol buffers to specify API declarations, and how Kalix developer tools generate Java code.
When Should I Use Microservices?
This article will walk you through what microservices do well, their challenges, and whether they’re right for you.
Microservices Versus Serverless
These adaptable models provide businesses with the agility, flexibility, and scalability to meet changing market demands.
VMblog 2022 Mega Series Video
In this episode, VMblog is joined by industry expert, Jonas Bonér, CEO and Founder of Lightbend, to learn more about Kalix.
VMblog 2022 Mega Series Q&A
In this Q&A, we're speaking with industry expert, Jonas Bonér of Lightbend about Kalix, their PaaS, developer platform.
How Kalix Increases Engineering Velocity
Explore how Kalix can help increase engineering velocity and release quality software more frequently and quickly.
How Kalix Abstracts Away Headaches
Through abstraction, Kalix allows developers to build high-performance, low-latency applications without worrying about architectural complexity, database management, or developer operations.
A Guide to Event Sourcing in Microservices
A high-level guide to event sourcing in microservices. Learn what it is, how it works, and why it is important.
When the Cloud and the Edge Are the Same Thing
Rapidly evolving demands are creating requirements for a new approach combining cloud and edge into a single continuum.
Implementing Cross-entity Unique Keys in Kalix - Part 3
In this last post of the series, we will explain how we can use Kalix Timers to free the requested handle from it's locked state.
Implementing Cross-entity Unique Keys in Kalix - Part 2
In part 2 we cover how to combine Actions, Value Entities and Event Sourced Entities to implement cross-entity unique keys.
Implementing Cross-entity Unique Keys in Kalix - Part 1
A common question that is often asked when building event sourced models is how to deal with cross-entity unique keys. The problem appears when the model has a field that is not its primary key, but needs to be unique across all entities in the system.
7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Microservices
A microservice is an independently releasable service with isolated processing around its data. It encapsulates all the functionality around a specific business domain with clear boundaries, making its service available over networks, typically HTTP
Starting with gRPC in Spring with Kalix
In this article, we’ll walk through integrating a Spring Boot web app with Kalix. We’ll use Kalix as the entity store for an application with data management done using Google Remote Procedure Call (gRPC) APIs.
Managing Kalix APIs with Apigee
This article will showcase how Google Apigee cloud service can be used to facade Kalix API with required API gateway features.
Serverless in 20 Minutes: Gaming Leaderboard
In this tutorial, we will create a simple gaming leaderboard simulator app based on Spring Boot. We will deploy the code on a serverless platform, so we only have to write the logic without paying much attention to how the data is stored.
Integrating Kalix and Auth0 using JWTs
This article is going to walk you through integrating Kalix and Auth0 using JSON Web Tokens (JWTs).
Kalix and DDD
In this article, you'll learn how concepts from DDD are reflected in Kalix.
Real-Time Traffic Monitoring with Kalix
In this article, we’ll create a service hosted by Kalix to simulate a real-time vehicle tracking system.
Getting Started with Kalix
See how easy it is to get going with Kalix. In this article we will guide you through getting started with the needed tools to create, build and deploy your first Java based Kalix service.
Kalix: Move to the Cloud. Extend to the Edge. Go Beyond.
We set a high bar for ourselves to build a powerful PaaS that unlocks and propels innovation while solving the most significant challenges organizations and their development teams face in building high-performance, data-centric applications.
Lightbend Launches Kalix, A Revolutionary Approach to Simplifying Cloud-Based App Development for Global Teams
New Platform-as-a-Service enables developers everywhere to build cloud-native, business-critical applications using any programming language and without the need for databases.