Microservices - Thinking Outside the Lines

May 26, 2017 by Anne Currie

In our last few posts we’ve talked about two of the architectural and operational weapons of Cloud Native: containers & dynamic management. However, when I go out and talk to Cloud Native users I find that containers and orchestrators aren’t always where they started. Many companies begin with microservices and don’t adopt containers until later.

In this post we are going to look at “microservices-oriented architectures” and think about how.

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Is Dynamic Management the Real Ops Disruptor?

May 24, 2017 by Anne Currie
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RAFT Explained – Part 1/3: Introduction to the Consensus Problem

Jan 18, 2017 by Titus von Köller

This series of three blog posts will give readers an overview on why the Raft consensus algorithm is relevant and summarizes the functionality that makes it work. The 3 posts are divided as follows:

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Brexit and Innovation

Jul 15, 2016 by Jamie Dobson

This article first appeared on DevopsOnline.

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Self-Organizing Microservices - Evaluating ContainerPilot on Mantl

Apr 29, 2016 by Lukasz Guminski

Recently I became interested in ContainerPilot - the idea of “self-aware and self-operating” containers promoted by Joyent. I decided to perform a few experiments to see how it behaves on top of Cisco’s Mantl platform, which was well suited for my needs. In this blog post I am going to share the results and discuss the potential benefits of the technology.

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