Todays big data analytics and streaming applications often rely on Apacha Kafka. I was also working on a medium-sized data processing engine for a customer. In the first release we didn't had sophisticated solutions in place to manage Kafka like .... But since we were producing a production release we required a simple solution to monitor our Kafka Brokers. The most simple solution I've found was Jolokia.
This is the personal blog of Michael Wellner. I'm an enthusiastic software engineer. I do and write about architecture, development and coaching.
In the last few days I was working on finalizing a project I've been working on for a while: The OpenWhisk Chatbot Framework. The framework should accelerate the development bots. With the framework it's not only easy to create a simple bot including an UI, it also offers many features to extend the bot to become more advanced.
Today I have written the first getting started guide which explains how to build a simple 'Hello World' and how to extend it using IBM Watson Conversation Service. Although the whole documentation is not ready yet, I'd like to publish the first getting started guide here.
In the past few months I was working on some Apache OpenWhisk projects for my own. In this blog post I'd like to share the experience I made with OpenWhisk when it comes to deployment of larger projects with more than just a few actions.