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Incompatible AVRO schema in Schema Registry

My company uses Apache Kafka as the spine for its next-generation architecture. Kafka is a distributed append-only log that can be used as a pub-sub mechanism. We use Kafka to publish events once business processes have completed successfully, allowing a high degree of decoupling between producers and consumers. These events are encoded using Avro schemas. Avro is a binary serialization format that enables a compact representation of data, much more than, for instance, JSON. Given the high volume of events we publish to kafka, using a compact format is critical. In combination with Avro we […]

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FAQ: Story points

FAQ: Story points

Story points are quite old, but there are still way too many misunderstandings around them. Below I’m going to try to shed some light on the most common doubts around them.   What are Story Points? It’s a way to measure the effort necessary to implement a story, where a story is some requirement that an Agile team is going to convert into working software.   How do they work? You have a scale of values, you define a baseline (a really simple story that you would consider requires an effort of 1 point) and […]

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