Daniel Bryant

    Docker London Meetup Summary (July Edition): Containers in Production

    We’re not short of great technology meetups here in London, and the new Container Solution office based within this great city allows us to easily travel around and learn about the latest happenings! ...

    The Rise of Apache Mesos: Cluster All The Things!!

    The Apache Mesos cluster manager emerged from work out of Twitter and UC Berkeley around 2009. Over the last six years the Mesos project has kept a relatively low profile among mainstream technology p...

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    Microservice Deployment Infrastructure Components: London Microservice User Group July Meetup

    I attended the London Microservice User Group (LMSUG) July meetup last week, which focused on deployment infrastructure for microservice-based systems, and there was some great presentations. A lot of...

    Open Containers, Mesosphere’s DCOS and Yaks: Enabling Innovation in the Layers that Matter

    The Docker blog has stated that the Open Container Project (OCP) will enable the container ecosystem to ‘focus on innovation at the layers that matter’. We agree, and we also think the same is true of...

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    The Seven Deadly Sins of Microservices: Redux

    Quite a few of our clients are looking at microservices, and a popular question we often get asked is "what's the biggest mistake you see with microservices?". We've seen plenty of good things with th...

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    Microservices and objects: Similar benefits, similar problems, similar lessons?

    I know I’m not the first person to say that the benefits being sold of microservices are very similar to that of objects in object-oriented programming (OOP) during the 80s and 90s e.g. you can easily...

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    Is Hashicorp’s Terraform a Transformational “Third-Generation Language (3GL)” for Operators?

    The introduction of third-generation programming languages (3GL) into mainstream software development during the 1950’s was arguably the point of inflexion for the programming industry, and languages ...