MicroProfile, the microservice programming model made for Istio

MicroProfile is a fast-growing open community. It is a warm and friendly platform for developers to come together to evolve programming model for cloud-native microservices. Since it was established in June 2016, it has released 6 overall releases and 16 individual specification releases in less than 2 years.Thispage shows which application servers support MicroProfile at […]

Crictl Vs Podman

As people continue to adopt CRI-O as a new container runtime for Kubernetes I am hearing questions from administrators who are confused whether they should use Crictl or Podman to diagnose and understand what is going on in a Kubernetes node. This is not one or the other — these tools are complementary, and this […]

Modernizing your build pipelines

Doing Continuous Integration is a lot easier if you have the right tools. In our project at a german car manufacturer, we were tasked with developing new services and bringing them to the cloud. We had a centralized Jenkins instance, shared by all the teams in the department. It didn’t fit our needs and made […]

HashiCorp Consul 1.2: Service Mesh

We are excited to announce the release of HashiCorp Consul 1.2. This release supports a major new feature called Connect that automatically turns any existing Consul cluster into a service mesh solution. Connect enables secure service-to-service communication with automatic TLS encryption and identity-based authorization. Consul is currently deployed on millions of machines worldwide. After upgrading […]

SuperGloo: The Service Mesh Orchestration Platform

Today we are thrilled to announce the release of SuperGloo, an open-source project to manage and orchestrate service meshes at scale. SuperGloo is an opinionated abstraction layer that will simplify the installation, management, and operation of your service mesh, whether you use (or plan to use) a single mesh or multiple mesh technologies, on-site, in […]

modules.tf—Convert visual AWS diagram into Terraform configuration

I am excited to announce the public-release of modules.tf, which allows a conversion from visual AWS diagrams using cloudcraft.co to infrastructure code using Terraform. Resources with arguments once specified during creation of diagrams are present in infrastructure code. Most popular EC2 types of resources are supported, more will be added in the future. VPC, Security […]

Getting started with Jenkins X

Jenkins X is an open source system that offers software developers continuous integration, automated testing, and continuous delivery, known as CI/CD, in Kubernetes. Jenkins X-managed projects get a complete CI/CD process with a Jenkins pipeline that builds and packages project code for deployment to Kubernetes and access to pipelines for promoting projects to staging and […]

Predictive Scaling for EC2, Powered by Machine Learning

When I look back on the history of AWS and think about the launches that truly signify the fundamentally dynamic, on-demand nature of the cloud, two stand out in my memory: the launch of Amazon EC2 in 2006 and the concurrent launch of CloudWatch Metrics, Auto Scaling, and Elastic Load Balancing in 2009. The first […]

Observability at Scale: Building Uber’s Alerting Ecosystem

Uber’s software architectures consists of thousands of microservices that empower teams to iterate quickly and support our company’s global growth. These microservices support a variety of solutions, such as mobile applications, internal and infrastructure services, and products along with complex configurations that affect these products at city and sub-city levels. To maintain our growth and […]

Scaling Spark Streaming for Logging Event Ingestion

Walking over a stream during an Airbnb Experience in Kuala Lumpur. Searching, viewing, and booking such Experiences will all produce logging events that will be processed by our stream processing framework. Logging events are emitted from clients (such as mobile apps and web browser) and online services with key information and context about the actions […]