Platform Engineering

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

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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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    Simplification of AWS networking scenarios using Transit Gateway

    Posted by Sumit Gaur on 11 August 2020

    Cloud Strategy, Microservices, aws, Infrastructure as Code, Networking, cloud computing, cloud infrastructure, Infrastructure, transit gateway, multicloud, multi-VPC, Hybrid-cloud, multi-Account, AWS VPC, VPC peering, Inter-Account, Inter-Region, On-premises, Multicast

    The purpose of this blog is to help readers understand various scenarios where we can use Amazon Web Services (AWS) network component Transit Gateway and optimise the platform architecture by simplification of network components.

    AWS Transit Gateway enables efficient network connectivity and routing for AWS's multi-...

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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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    Journey Towards Event-Driven Microservices

    Posted by Sudarshan Sreenivasan on 26 November 2018

    Events, Microservices, tech, kafka, EDA

    Many organizations are adopting a microservices architecture in order to reduce dependencies between system components and allow more frequent release cycles and more flexible scalability. However, unless they have a clear view of the underlying interaction patterns, teams risk building a tightly coupled distributed...

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    Comparing Istio with Netflix Frameworks for Inter-Microservices Communications

    Posted by Elmira Hasanzadeh on 04 September 2018

    Architecture, Microservices, tech, api, istio, netflix, service mesh, gcp

    The technical advancements in every aspect of software development lifecycle make it clear that there are more than one solution to any problem. In this article I examine Istio’s service mesh capabilities to address issues that developers face while creating microservices and compare it with the widely adopted Netflix...

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    Microservices using Spring Boot & Swagger - Part 1

    Posted by Bharat Patel on 10 August 2018

    Microservices, tech, api, java, swagger, spring

    Microservices have become popular as a way of eliminating hidden dependencies between software components and allowing fine-grained deployment without dragging along unneccessary context. In this way, microservices promote autonomy for agile development teams and allow an application to evolve more naturally and in...

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    It's the Autonomy, Stupid!

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 23 August 2017

    Microservices, platforms, api, innovation, agility, culture

    We make companies feel young again by helping them move faster, to be more nimble and creative. Many factors go into “feeling young” and all of them lie in that nexus of forces that are changing the way business and technology work together. The scale and the breadth of change can be bewildering but a closer look...

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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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