Riccardo Cefala

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Microservices for Managers: Part 1, System Thinking

Jul 17, 2019 by Riccardo Cefala

For consumers, the speed of technological progress is magical, because of what’s suddenly become possible: self-driving cars, same-day delivery, movies and television shows streamed to us anywhere, anytime.

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Microservices for Managers: Part 2, Amplify Feedback Loops

Jul 17, 2019 by Riccardo Cefala

As I described in my previous blog post on the key principles to guide a microservices project, the efficiency of the value chain determines costs, affects profit, and ultimately decides whether a business will reach its goals. It becomes very important to know if the changes we apply to the system—for example, the introduction of a microservice to implement a value-chain step—have positive or negative consequences on the overall system.

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Microservices for Managers: Part 3, a Culture of Experimentation and Learning

Jul 17, 2019 by Riccardo Cefala

In my previous two blog posts, I explored two principles that are at the heart of DevOps: systems thinking and amplifying feedback loops. In this post, we’ll discuss the third and final principle, a culture of experimentation and learning, which is the direct and most compelling effect of the first two principles.

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Cloud Services for your Kubernetes Applications

Jul 20, 2018 by Riccardo Cefala

I’ve been playing around with the Kubernetes Service Catalog and in this blog post, I’d like to share some of the fun. First things first: what is this Service Catalog thing? Here’s what the documentation has to say about it:

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My Journey: Exploring the Cloud

Apr 5, 2018 by Riccardo Cefala

“You’ve got to have a balance between theory, design and making stuff happen.”

--- Riccardo M. Cefala, aka Captain Keepin’ Cool: CS Cloud Native Engineer

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