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    Reviewing the APIdays Platform Agenda

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 04 September 2020

    Cloud Strategy, Microservices, APIs, kubernetes, service mesh, APIdays

    APIdays Australia LIVE is happening on September 15th and 16th - less than two weeks away! Registration to this online event is free and open now at: https://apidays.co/australia.

    Previously, I talked about the overall event structure which - in addition to our invited keynotes - is split into three streams:

    • Business
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    Announcing the APIdays Keynotes

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 01 September 2020

    Cloud Strategy, Microservices, APIs, strategy, kubernetes, service mesh, APIdays, API Management

    APIdays Australia LIVE is happening on September 15th and 16th - only two weeks away - and registrations are open now.

    Speakers this year are beaming in from across the world, which leads to an interesting timezone dimension in our agenda. But timeanddate.com is your friend and we've arranged four legendary speakers...

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    APIdays Returns in September

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 24 August 2020

    Cloud Strategy, Microservices, APIs, strategy, kubernetes, service mesh, APIdays, API Management

    APIdays Australia LIVE is happening on September 15th and 16th - only three weeks away - and registrations are open now.

    This, our sixth year, marks a significant milestone for our API community in Australia and the region.

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    #PEtechtalk in Melbourne | August edition

    Posted by Michael Kandelaars on 05 September 2019

    platforms, kubernetes, aws, Solution Architecture, open data, petechtalk

    Last week Deloitte Platform Engineering launched a new Platform Engineers meetup in Melbourne. #PEtechtalk is for engineers, by engineers. It was my privilege to be one of the speakers on the night presenting Deloitte’s OpenDATA platform, alongside Nicholas Faiz from News Corp presenting “TCOG, from Monolith to SOA”....

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    APIdays - Modern Architecture for APIs

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 27 August 2019

    Architecture, Events, Microservices, Serverless, kubernetes, service mesh, APIdays

    APIdays is all about the business and technology of APIs. Last week I described some of the API management highlights at our Melbourne event on September 19th and 20th.

    Another important API dimension is the back-end architecture. How do you build APIs that are reliable, resilient, scalable and evolvable? 

    Last year...

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    APIdays Returns to Melbourne

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 03 July 2019

    APIs, containers, kubernetes, Fast-Data, Open Banking, APIdays, open data, cloud computing, ethics

    APIdays returns to Melbourne on September 19 and 20. This is our seventh event in Australia/New Zealand on top of 40+ APIdays events globally. As we plan for this year and our call for speakers it is worth looking back at the last 12 months in an API connected world.

    Open Banking and Open Data

    Financial services...

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    Dashboarding JVM metrics from OpenShift pods

    Posted by James Garner on 16 April 2019

    docker, kubernetes, openshift, grafana, dashboard, influxdb, jolokia, jmx

    Recently on a client engagement, I needed to extract some real-time metrics from some Mule pods running in an OpenShift environment. At that point in time, we were engaged in a performance testing activity, and while the tests were actually passing successfully, the lack of visibility into the pods made me nervous. I...

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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

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    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

    Since the publication of this blog post, MuleSoft has released Mule 4.2. In this version, they have introduced a "start-up performance improvement" that effectively causes a tight coupling between the wrapper and the runtime container. As such, the Unwrapped approach outlined in this post will not work in Mule...

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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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