Tag: kubernetes

Introduction to Kubernetes Custom Resources

Reading Time: 7 minutes Kubernetes is one of the most impactful open-source software in the last 10 years. Among others, it brings the myth(?) dreamed of auto-scalability. Apart from that, a Kubernetes environment is capable to take care of the applications we deploy within it, ensuring the desired state, and trying to keep the zero-downtime status. What about the …

Talking about microservices at Micronaut Podcast 017

Reading Time: < 1 minute I’m very pleased to let you know that I had the opportunity to participate in the Micronaut Podcast #017. During this conversation, Sergio del Amo and I, went a bit about how the Micronaut framework is being used at Nexthink to implement microservices in an event-driven platform and talked about the Micronaut community, the usage …

Multi-tenant Feature Flag Manager

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been searching on the Internet for some already builtin Feature Flag Manager for multi-tenant systems, with not much luck. There are some companies and products that offer Feature Flag as a Service (let’s call it like that), which permits managing this contraption for your microservice architecture, but unsure about if they support multi-tenancy. In …

Enter, The NATS

Reading Time: 11 minutes Deliver a message from point A to point B as fast as possible. This is a requirement for humankind for a long time ago. History says there are records from 900 B.C. about Royal Post system in China to practice communication by written documents carried by an intermediary from one person or place to another. …

Auto-Scaling No Jutsu

Reading Time: 6 minutes You knew that could happen… it’s part of life and shit happens. Your precious distributed system has been deployed on Monday for the first time in the production environment, with real traffic, brilliant!, all good so far… and on Friday evening, “that” happened. The system starts to raise HTTP 500 status code, just dropping requests …

Fluentd, experience in production

Reading Time: 6 minutes Unified logging systems are increasingly being used to┬áhandle the logs from all across the platforms and the applications. These systems are becoming even more important in a cloud scenario where heterogeneous applications of any kind are used to solve the business problems at scale. This article addresses an analysis of one of these unified logging …