All problems in computer science can be
solved by another abstraction layer.
-- not David Wheeler (1927 - 2004)
JUST MOVE THE PROBLEM AWAY
Insurer 01 Insurer 02 Insurer 03 .... Insurer nn
FIRE UP YOUR IDE & START CODING
Standardized interface for retrieving insurance data.
One endpoint address for each insurance company.
Retrieve data using link code that includes insurer ID.
Shouldn't be too hard!
Reactive Systems rely on asynchronous
message-passing to establish a boundary
between components that ensures loose
coupling, isolation and location
The system stays responsive under varying
workload. Reactive Systems can react to
changes in the input rate by increasing or
decreasing the resources allocated to
service these inputs.
The system stays responsive in the face of
failure. Failures are contained within each
component, [...] thereby ensuring that
parts of the system can fail and recover
without compromising the system as a
The system responds in a timely manner if
at all possible. Responsiveness is the
cornerstone of usability and utility [...].
Responsive systems focus on providing
rapid and consistent response times [...].
Actor model enables building resilient solutions
Suitable for large portions of concurrent work
Think outside the box
Use a whiteboard
Insurance Policy by .
"Success Kid" a.k.a Sammy Griner by .
Blendtec founder/owner Tom Dickson by .
Reactive Manifesto by .
Actor Model by .
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Laney Griner (Flickr)