Platform Engineering

We regularly write about our technical experiences (good and bad) and what we're learning from the market.

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    Adopting new ways of working in response to change

    Posted by Suhen Pather on 03 December 2019

    Agile, customer, lean, product-vs-project, design thinking

    No industry or company, large or small, is immune to thedisruptive forces present in our global economy.

    Deloitte, Lean Flow to Enterprise Agility

    Organisations are under immense pressure to quickly adapt to change and embrace innovation. This is becoming part of their DNA in order to stay relevant. Organisational...

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    Set up automated deployment of Boomi applications using Azure DevOps

    Posted by Varun Thakur on 28 November 2019

    CICD, Microsoft Azure, ci-cd, Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps, Boomi, Dell Boomi

    Introduction

    When I started working on Dell Boomi on one of our projects, I soon found out that it does not allow us access to the source code. Therefore, it becomes difficult to set up the CICD (Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment) of Boomi applications, as the conventional CICD process starts when someone...

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    Workato and the evolution of Integration

    Posted by Ciju Joseph on 26 November 2019

    Integration, iPaaS, Serverless, Slack, APIs, automation, business groups, RPA, future of work, workato, SaaS

    In 2019 it is a no-brainer to say that APIs are behind a lot of successful software innovations & SaaS products. In other words, APIs are essentially the enabler of automation and innovation. With the explosion of SaaS products and platforms in recent years, companies are turning to such platforms and their third...

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    Creating pipelines with Azure DevOps for your Mule releases

    Posted by John Kim on 21 November 2019

    CICD, DevOps, Microsoft Azure, mule, Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps, cloudhub

    Azure DevOps provides a suite of services for development and collaborations for your projects. Azure DevOps services include Azure Pipelines, which is a popular tool for Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD). It works with any language, any platform and runs jobs in parallel on Linux, macOS or...

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    Hairy Causes: A Movember to Remember

    Posted by Dan Toomey on 07 November 2019

    Charity, Fundraising, people & culture, Movember

    You may notice a trend during the month of November where lots of normally clean-shaven blokes are suddenly sporting (often embarrassingly hideous) attempts at growing a moustache. There’s a good chance that they are making a spectacle of themselves for a worthy cause. Over the past sixteen years, the Movember...

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    A day in the life of a DPE Business Analyst

    Posted by Niv Sarma on 31 October 2019

    graduates, Graduate experience, deloitte platform engineering, graduate, DPEgrad, DPE, dayinthelife, BA, BusinessAnalyst

    Meet Niv, a Graduate from Deloitte’s Platform Engineering (DPE) team in Melbourne! Coming from a Sales & Marketing background, Deloitte has opened her eyes to the endless possibilities within Tech for talented people like herself.

    She’s currently helping a public sector client implement a new CRM solution as they...

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    Test & Audit Infrastructure with Inspec

    Posted by Akila Amarathunga on 24 October 2019

    test, aws, audit, Infrastructure as Code, Inspec, terraform, Chef, cloud infrastructure, Infrastructure

    Overview

    The core of any business is the underlying infrastructure. Over the years, the infrastructure landscape has evolved at a significant pace. Initially, there were traditional data centres. Then there were data centre co-location services. These days Infrastructure-as-a-Service and cloud platforms are more...

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    Your Own Serverless Request Bin with Durable Entities and Azure Durable Functions 2.0

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 22 October 2019

    Azure Functions, Serverless, Technology, Azure Durable Functions, Microsoft Azure, Durable Entities

    This post is part of a series

    1. Your Own Serverless Request Bin with Azure Functions
    2. Your Own Serverless Request Bin with Azure Durable Functions (this)

    In a previous post, I shared how you can deploy a Serverless Request Bin using Azure Functions. I also shared how I built it using a memory cache as a persistence...

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    Build and deploy Apigee proxies with Azure DevOps

    Posted by Sarah Fernando on 17 October 2019

    CICD, DevOps, Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps, Apigee, API Management

    Overview

    Azure DevOps provides a powerful toolset to enable Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) capabilities. 

    The Apigee Edge API Management platform provides API management capabilities to backend services such as security, rate limiting, quotas and analytics. There are also different deployment...

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    Lessons learnt from deploying Azure Search via CI-CD

    Posted by Matt Corr on 14 October 2019

    PowerShell, Azure Search

    As we move more towards the cloud for our solutions these days, there are a growing number of PAAS options appearing that can help us to solve our problems without needing to reinvent the wheel.

    If your application requires a search service to be able to quickly query over a proprietary or legacy data source, I can...

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