Glenn Engstrand

Tag: scala

Revisiting Scala

Have you ever been involved in a microservice rewrite effort? Come with me as I take you through a Scala microservice coding adventure that was a complete rewrite of an existing Scala microservice. We shifted paradigms in the hope of making Scala more desirable. Was the new service a real improvement over the old one?…

Micro-Services: Clojure vs Scala

In a previous post, I compared Scala and Clojure when it came to processing big data. In this post, I am comparing Scala and Clojure in the world of micro-services. Earlier, I had written a rudimentary news feed service in Clojure. Recently, I re-implemented the same news feed service in Scala. Given the same task,…