Introduction Welcome to the first part of our Kubernetes tutorial. We would like it to cover some day-to-day challenges that every DevOps engineer working with Kubernetes might encounter. That’s why we will assume that you, dear reader, are already familiar with Kubernetes and its basic concepts. In this particular part of tutorial we will focus on managing high availability Kubernetes cluster on AWS infrastructure. We will use kops - Production Grade K8s Installation, Upgrades, and Management tool.
What is this about? You may want to check our previous article to gather some insights about Microservices in general. In this blog post, I’d like to present my very subjective view on 10 traits that when present, will make Microservices much pleasant to use by developers … and ultimately put a smile on their faces :) Ten traits of Microservices that make developers happy Recently I had a meeting with experienced architects - we wanted to define what Microservice means.
Deployment is just a technical detail, not important for a business. Seriously? One may say business guys don’t think about deployments. I would say it is your role - as a dev - to make them stop thinking about it. If you doubt, let’s consider the following aspects. Doesn’t matter how lovely your application is. How many buzzwords you can use to describe it. It’s all about earning money.
Introduction In this short post we would like to share our experiences regarding large systems monitoring. The focus however will be put on cooperation between dev/devops and business. Why is this important? Why should we care? Is it worth it? Are there any obstacles or pitfalls? Let’s dive into what we think are best practices and see how they finally work out. Best practices distilled Present data in concise and clear manner, ideally aggregated.