saas integration

Summary 2015/2016 is seeing a shift in the business model of SaaS implementation partners. Some of them are moving from offering purely individual implementation and integration projects to adding integration as a service in form of integration marketplaces to their portfolios. As it is with any other recent trends and shifts in SaaS industry, it is essential for SaaS implementation …

eventual consistency

elastic.io platform connects and keeps different systems in synch using their APIs. All this is done despite their different hierarchical structures with inter-object dependencies, different data types and different locations. It would seem to be an impossible task to achieve, especially in the current distributed computer systems where the problem of common state or consistency can really hamper the success …

communication between microservices

We interviewed one of our platform users Dan Bruce, CTO and co-founder of mobile FinTech startup Albert about how they established communication between microservices within 15 minutes. Albert helps freelancers create invoices as easily and as quickly as possible, all for free. “Invoicing is now as easy as email.” What problem did you have that you wanted to solve with …

This blog post describes the best way to host private Docker Registry instance on Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. You can skip the lyrics and go to the ‘Resources’ section to get the ECS Task Definition JSON. When working with microservices nowadays, you can hardly avoid using Docker. After building your first Docker container, your next step would be to …

Docker containers

This article will describe several alternatives for gathering Docker containers logs in the distributed environment of Apache Marathon / Mesos cluster, like Syslog, Container linking, Docker REST API, embedded logging piping stdout/stderr and Mesos APIs for that. We’ll go through a problem statement, different alternatives and describe the challenges related to each of them. tl;dr: Docker REST API combined with …

SAP integration solution with Webhooks and JSON background image

The WHINT Webhook JSON Connector is a solution of Whitepaper InterfaceDesign that enables you to push data via an ABAP structure to a Webhook using JSON. In this blog article we’ll show you how you can integrate any SAP ABAP system with MailChimp through elastic.io in order to add subscribers from your SAP CRM system to your MailChimp E-Mail distribution …

stripe recurring payments

This blog article is available in English and German. To read the German version, just click on the language switcher above. As an iPaaS (integration platform as a service) with different and also scalable price plans, we needed a solution to be able to manage Stripe recurring payments efficiently and easily. Back then, we chose Stripe as a means to …

mailjet api

In our last blog post I was talking about how a ready-to-use Mailjet integration solution can effectively support you in automating your email marketing with Mailjet. This time, as promised, I’m going to lead you step-by-step through the Mailjet integration process. We’ve prepared a few ready-to-use recipes which you can find here (UPDATE: the links is no longer available due …

email marketing automation

Are you already familiar with automated email marketing or are considering your first steps towards this? Either way, you probably have already heard about Mailjet (if not – you must check it out!). Mailjet is an awesome transactional and marketing email service provider based in France. It allows you to send e.g. automated welcome emails as soon as you get …