• Impressions from QCon San Francisco 2014

    This year AutoScout24 was generous again to let me go to QCon Conference in San Francisco. The overall topic was “Software is changing the world”. Let me share my impressions with you. ##Location After 2012 this is the second time I went to QCon in San Francisco. The conference is...


  • My Road to Microservices

    At the moment there is a big hype about microservices. Especially since Martin Fowler wrote an article about it. Also for AutoScout24 it´s a big topic. Not because of the hype but our history. Let me tell you my experience over the last couple of years… ###Monolith When I started...


  • The fear of new features

    How do you feel when you think about your next release? Are you scared? Or is your operations team scared? But why are releases often so painful? Most of the time releases are painful because they are not done regularly. There could be many reasons but in this post I...


  • Hello world

    It is a nice tradition to start with a “Hello world” program when you learn a new programming language. Although this is my first blog post, it feels also like learning a new programming language. It also helps me to get in touch with Octopress and GitHub Pages where this...