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Sohrab Hosseini

Sohrab Hosseini
Sohrab is a tech lead at Deloitte Platform Engineering with focus on containerisation, automation and CI/CD. He also designs and builds microservices, APIs and integration components.
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Mule on OpenShift: Part 2 - Build & Deploy

Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 15 March 2019

docker, kubernetes, tech, mule, platform, openshift, container, anypoint

In part 1 of this series, we discussed the different deployment models that we have used in the past to deploy containerised Mule applications on OpenShift Container Platform. Here we expand on the topic by discussing best practices around build and deployment such applications.

Container Base Image

In a...

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Mule on OpenShift: Part 1 - Deployment Models

Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 28 February 2019

kubernetes, tech, mule, platform, openshift, container, anypoint

At Deloitte Platform Engineering, we have been building containerised platforms for a few years now. Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform has been our weapon of choice in many of these instances, complementing a solid Kubernetes foundation.

A significant part of this work also consists of building and deploying...

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OpenShift 3 Demystified. For Developers.

Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 30 October 2017

tech, developer, platform, openshift, container

Container orchestrators are the next big thing in the modern containerisation movement. And unless you have painted your career into a legacy corner, you will encounter these technologies sooner or later.

OpenShift was my introduction to this space. At that time, I was not able to find suitable online resources that...

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Microservices with Apache Camel, Spring Boot and Docker

Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 31 March 2016

Microservices, docker, tech, springboot, camel

This is 2016. If you are still spending macro-efforts developing microservices, there is something seriously wrong. These days, there are plenty of tools and frameworks at the disposal of the discerning developer to rapidly build microservices.

To demonstrate this, we will build a quick microservice here together....

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Ansible Crash Course

Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 09 March 2016

DevOps, tech, ansible

As we dawdle till every facet of our lives are containerised, we still find ourselves in need of ways to automate provisioning of actual servers and operating systems. My current favourite way to do this is through Ansible.

There are a few reasons why I prefer Ansible over its heavier-weight peers, like Chef or Puppet

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Dock Tales: Docker Authoring, with Special Guest Mule ESB

Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 30 March 2015

docker, tech, mule, docktales

If you followed my previous rambling, you might feel like we are due for some hands-on Dockering. So let’s get technical!

There are plenty of Docker “tutorials” out there. They show you step-by-step what to do, but I believe that, more often than not, they fail to tell you why. And by the time you finish these...

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Dock Tales, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Container

Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 23 March 2015

docker, tech, docktales

Docker has just turned two and it has been a heck of a two years. Looking back, describing its rise as meteoric now seems like such a misnomer as there is no sign of slowing down.

Moby Dock & Friends

Here at Deloitte Platform Engineering, we have been watching the rise of this technology with great interest. There...

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