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Welcome to Exploring Axon, a podcast where we learn more about new tools and technologies relating to Domain Driven Design, Event Sourcing, Microservices, and especially the Axon Framework and Server.

Exploring Axon Sara Torrey / Allard Buijze

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Welcome to Exploring Axon, a podcast where we learn more about new tools and technologies relating to Domain Driven Design, Event Sourcing, Microservices, and especially the Axon Framework and Server.

    Panel Discussion at #AxonIQCon2022

    Panel Discussion at #AxonIQCon2022

    Last week, Sara had the great honor of participating at our in-person conference the AxonIQ Con 2022 at the Tobacco Theatre in Amsterdam.

    AxonIQ hosted two days of amazing talks, workshops, knowledge sharing, connecting, and hallway discussions.

    On our final day, we had a panel discussion with 4 panelists who presented talks or workshops at our conference. The panelists were Simon Zambrovski of Hamburg consulting firm, Holisticon, Andy Whitaker from the state of Indiana, Marc Klefter from the Swedish consulting firm, Edument, and our CTO Allard Buijze. We hope you enjoy the conversation!

    We discuss various topics, including using Axon with Kotlin, the challenges of event sourcing, the necessary mindset change when exploring new ideas, and the pros/cons of location transparency.

    • 41 min
    AF & AS Workshops at AxonIQ Conference 2022

    AF & AS Workshops at AxonIQ Conference 2022

    The biggest event of the year is nearly here: AxonIQ Conference 2022 (#AxonIQCon22).

    In this episode, Sara chats with AxonIQ engineers who are presenting workshops on Axon Framwork and Axon Server on September 23. There will be several exciting workshops presented by AxonIQ users, guests, and partners at the conference as well. AxonIQ will share our findings after the conference with those who are unable to attend.


    We look forward to seeing you all at the conference next week. For more information on the conference and how to purchase your tickets, please visit us at our website.

    • 36 min
    To Framework or Not to Framework?

    To Framework or Not to Framework?

    In this episode, I spoke with my colleague Christian Vermorken about Axon Framework. Christian walked me through the process of designing an application and what patterns and strategies you need to consider before deciding on which tools, libraries, and frameworks to use. We talked about how to start this process without a framework and building a DIY framework for your use case and how challenging that might be. We then focused on the benefits of using Axon Framework if you want to build an application using CQRS. Christian also shared with me his experience of learning about CQRS and DDD while using Axon Framework. We talked about why it is important to use this framework that by now has been around for over a decade with a strong team of developers that are continuously improving it and making it even better, and also the vast community behind it. Christian expressed how this community helped him when he first started using Axon Framework and was learning about these concepts and patterns six years ago. That community has only gotten larger and stronger by now.  And lastly, we talked about why many in DDD and CQRS communities are against using a framework.

    • 34 min
    Axon Server 4.6 & AxonIQ Conference ’22 - with Allard

    Axon Server 4.6 & AxonIQ Conference ’22 - with Allard

    In this episode, Sara speaks with AxonIQ CTO and co-founder Allard Buijze about Axon Server and its latest release, 4.6.

    He highlights some of the new features and enhancements and provides a glimpse of Axon Framework’s upcoming release. 


    The two then dive into our much anticipated event of the year: AxonIQ Conference. #AxonIQCon22 will take place at the Tobacco Theater in the heart of Old Amsterdam on September 22 & 23.

    Learn about the format of the various sessions & workshops that will be offered as well as some of the covered topics. The two also discuss some ideas for attendees to contribute to future features & enhancements. (We hope to see you there!)

    • 36 min
    Segovia & the use of Axon Framework - with Malin Litwinski and Russ Miles

    Segovia & the use of Axon Framework - with Malin Litwinski and Russ Miles

    In this episode, Sara speaks with Malin Litwinski and Russ Miles of Segovia Crown Agents Bank. Segovia provides a safe, secure and reliable platform using APIs to facilitate payments in various nations with complex banking and financial transactional needs. 

    Because of their product’s nature, they had to choose a framework that equally reliable and capable of dealing with these complexities. The choice of using Axon Framework was an obvious one for their team – and the three discuss why.

    They also discuss onboarding, training, documentation and more for those who unfamiliar with the concept of CQRS and DDD as it pertains to Axon Framework.

    • 46 min
    Distributed Systems: Jolly or Folly? Part II

    Distributed Systems: Jolly or Folly? Part II

    In this episode, Sara continues her discussion with colleagues Sara Pellegrini and Milan Saviç about the challenges of moving from a monolithic system to distributed systems in the event there's a need to do so.

    In the previous episode, the three focused on data storage. In this episode, the discussion shifts more toward message dispatching. 

    Connect with Sara Pellegrini on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Connect with Milan Savic on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Connect with Sara on LinkedIn and Twitter. 

     

    For more information about us, visit axoniq.io

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