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    Stateful Service Design Considerations for the Kubernetes Stack

    by Jonas Bonér Follow 15 Followers on  Nov 15, 2018

    At this summer’s QCon in New York, Jonas Bonér delivered one of the most popular talks of the conference with his focus on Designing Events-First Microservices. In this InfoQ Q&A, we asked Bonér to explain how “bringing bad habits from monolithic design” is a road to nowhere for service design, and where he sees his Akka framework fitting in the cloud-native stack.

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    Who Is Running My Kubernetes Pod? The Past, Present, and Future of Container Runtimes

    by Phil Estes Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 05, 2018

    Container runtime choices have grown over time to include other options beyond the popular Docker engine. The Open Container Initiative (OCI) has successfully standardized the concept of a container and container image in order to guarantee interoperability between runtimes. This article looks at the past, present, and future of container engine implementations.

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    Microservices in a Post-Kubernetes Era

    by Bilgin Ibryam Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 01, 2018 1

    The microservice architecture is still the most popular architectural style for distributed systems. But Kubernetes and the cloud native movement have redefined certain aspects of application design and development at scale. Modern developers must be fluent in a programming language to implement the business functionality, and equally fluent in cloud native technologies.

Cloud Follow 355 Followers

How the Boston Children’s Hospital Is Innovating on Top of an Open Cloud

Posted by Jennifer Riggins Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 18, 2018

Hybrid and open clouds are rising as an alternative to giants like AWS. This article explains how Boston Children’s Hospital uses this technology for more rapid diagnosis and data processing.

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Improving Testability of Java Microservices with Container Orchestration and a Service Mesh

Posted by Sebastian Daschner Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2018

This article provides a practical demonstration of how container orchestration and service mesh technology provides an abstraction over service instances and networking, which enables better testing.

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Packaging Applications for Docker and Kubernetes: Metaparticle vs Pulumi vs Ballerina

Posted by Lakmal Warusawithana Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 24, 2018

Metaparticle, Ballerina, and Pulumi have introduced different approaches by empowering developers to handle deployment automation within programing language itself without having handwriting YAMLs.

Architecture & Design Follow 2536 Followers

Building an API Gateway with the Ballerina Programming Language

Posted by Nuwan Dias Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 18, 2018

An API Gateway is a layer in an architecture pattern that handles many cross-cutting concerns. This article is about how we built an API Gateway in Ballerina for the WSO2 API Manager.

Architecture & Design Follow 2536 Followers

Book Review and Q&A: Microservices and Containers by Parminder Singh Kocher

Posted by Tim Hodkinson Follow 12 Followers on  May 11, 2018

The book Microservices and Containers provides a deep dive into the main concepts, patterns and technologies used to implement modern, highly available, highly scalable cloud-native applications.

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Get Ready for Cloud Native, Service-Meshed Java Enterprise

Posted by Sebastian Daschner Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 22, 2018

Java EE can be easily combined with Cloud-native technologies such as Kubernetes and Istio to produce a modern service-driven application.

DevOps Follow 1014 Followers

Six Tips for Running Scalable Workloads on Kubernetes

Posted by Joel Speed Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 30, 2018

Tips to ensure Kubernetes knows what is happening with your deployment: where best to schedule it, when is it ready to serve requests and ensuring work is spread across as many nodes as possible.

Cloud Follow 355 Followers

The Kubernetes Effect

Posted by Bilgin Ibryam Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 07, 2018

To successfully design for, implement, and run applications on Kubernetes requires knowledge of primitives, and awareness of design principles and practices. This article provides an overview. 1

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DevOps and Cloud InfoQ Trends Report - January 2018

Posted by Steffen Opel Follow 4 Followers , Richard Seroter Follow 8 Followers , Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers , Daniel Bryant Follow 801 Followers , Chris Swan Follow 620 Followers on  Jan 31, 2018

This article, following on from the Culture and Methods piece we published last week, provides a summary of how we currently see the operations space, which for us is mainly DevOps and cloud. 3