Platform Engineering

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    Access KSQL server in Google Kubernetes Engine locally in 5 steps

    Posted by Tabish Ghani on 25 March 2019

    kubernetes, container, kafka, dataflow, Fast-Data

    Overview

    Apache Kafka allows both local and cloud deployment so you can publish data from on premise environment and trigger services in the cloud. It is at the heart of our stacks that require real time processing. Confluent KSQL (streaming engine) allows stream processing in a simple and interactive SQL interface...

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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.

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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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