Platform Engineering

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

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    The Secrets of Kubernetes

    Posted by Reza Susanto on 29 June 2021

    Azure, CICD, Microsoft Azure, kubernetes, Azure Key Vault, secrets management, kubernetes secrets

    At Deloitte Platform Engineering, I help organisations build Kubernetes clusters and establish baseline policies and governance to ensure that they remain secure. A key aspect of cluster governance is defining how sensitive application configuration or ‘secrets’ are managed and used within the cluster.

    Secrets such...

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    Part 3: Azure Functions on Kubernetes - have your cake and eat it too

    Posted by Aaron Newton on 22 June 2021

    Azure Functions, Cloud Strategy, Microservices, Serverless, kubernetes, serverless hosting

    Introduction

    If you’ve read the first two posts in this series, welcome back. So far in our story, our heroes – microservices and serverless functions – save us from a monolithic meltdown. Go have a read if you’d like to laugh, cringe, and learn from my adventures.

    This final post covers a different project. We had...

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    The Demand for Hybrid and Multi-Cloud

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 02 June 2021

    kubernetes, deloitte platform engineering, RedHat, Deloitte, CoE, Red Hat OpenShift

    Platform Management

    In our previous article (The Shift to PaaS), we talked about the “subscribe and go” model for platform consumption which is increasingly enabling mainstream adoption of cloud-native platforms. However, this model may not suit all business requirements and many organisations must deal with a...

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    The Shift to PaaS

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 19 May 2021

    kubernetes, deloitte platform engineering, RedHat, Deloitte, CoE, Red Hat OpenShift

    Platform Subscription

    As cloud-native platform technologies mature and become mainstream, the type of organisations utilising these platforms changes. There is less emphasis on install and operate and more of a shift towards optimisation and realising business benefits. Early adopters are done “experimenting” with...

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    Red Hat OpenShift at Speed with Deloitte Accelerators

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 04 May 2021

    kubernetes, deloitte platform engineering, RedHat, Deloitte, CoE, Red Hat OpenShift

    When customer reach and innovation is at an all-time high, the ability to respond with speed, agility and quality are paramount. Gone are the days where months are spent figuring out how to build a more secure application development and delivery platform that serves the changing needs of business whilst also ...

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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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