AC Spotlight - Aaron Gette

AC Spotlight - Aaron Gette

Aaron Gette, CIO of the The Bay Club, caught our interest through his integration of a people-led approach with his tech-centric executive role. Being an innovator and a major player at The Bay Club, a San Francisco institution, we knew he would have some unique insights into the world of tech. 

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Reactive Streams And Microservices - A Case Study

In this post, I will go over a real example of how developers can use Reactive Streams to build more responsive Microservices. I will also conduct a progressive analysis on the steps that need to be taken in order to make the change from an application using Spring MVC to one using Spring WebFlux and RxJava, as well as how to apply reactive programming and work with streams of data.

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How Business and Data Science Collide

So, you’ve probably heard about Data Science and now you can’t stop thinking about how it can help you improve sales, right? Well, let’s delve into this tech topic from a business perspective.

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Hadoop and Hadoop MapReduce for Dummies

Simply defining Hadoop is a difficult task. Since Hadoop doesn’t fit in other common software categories such as operational systems, databases, message queues, etc., defining it usually requires long sentences. However, long sentences would prevent this introduction from achieving its purpose, which is to explain Hadoop and its' MapReduce framework to those who know absolutely nothing about it. So, how do we explain something without describing what it is? By describing what it does and how it works. 

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An Introduction to Mutation Testing

"My code works perfectly because I do unit tests." This is something all developers like to hear when they ask for the quality control of a software development. Although we have unit tests that allow us to prevent errors in the early stages, should we also be worried about the quality of the unit testing code?

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How Agile Can Help Organize Your Life

Have you ever felt like you are so involved with your work that you are losing control of your personal life? Have you ever seen yourself delivering all your work right on time but then forget to pay a bill or buy your wife's birthday gift? Well, let me tell you: you are not alone! What you might not have considered is that, as an enthusiastic Agilist professional, the same good practices that you utilize with all your work can also be very helpful with your personal daily life. But how?

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