A hitchhiker's guide to cloud native API gateways
March 4, 2020
Mario-Leander Reimer guides you through cloud native API gateways. Good APIs are the centerpiece of any successful digital product, with proper management of the utmost importance. The API gateway pattern is well established to handle concerns like routing, versioning, rate limiting, access control, or diagnosability in a microservice architecture.
Evolution of a modern cloud-based data lake
March 3, 2020
Building a data lake is a hard task. You have to centralize all the data of the company in one place, it must be easily accessible, and governance has to be done right. And, last but not least, the price has to stay reasonable. All those aspects come up as quite a challenge. But never fear. Viacheslav Inozemtsev outlines the experience of building Zalando's data lake.
Bridging, not Breaking Tradition: Use Service Mesh Expansion to Connect Legacy Workloads to Kubernetes Services
March 1, 2020
Kubernetes has become a preferred platform for hosting distributed and portable services and applications. With this, Istio service mesh can be deployed to address service discovery, service-to-servic …
Navigating in stormy waters: An approach to traffic management with Istio
March 1, 2020
History repeats itself. Some years ago, software engineers started to implement frameworks to ease the development of software applications. Laurentiu Spilca walks you through how microservices are currently delivered and what Istio can do for you in regard to traffic management.
Kubernetes Native Infrastructure and CoreOS Operator Framework for 5G Edge Cloud Computing
February 27, 2020
Launched in 2018, several blueprints are work in progress such as KNI(Kubernetes Native Infrastructure for Edge) project for 5G edge computing, in Akraino Edge Stack.Service Providers started to explo …
The ultimate guide to complicated systems
February 25, 2020
Building and maintaining distributed systems is hard. Industry tools and recommended practices are evolving at an ever-increasing velocity. New platform choices reduce infrastructure management and add operational complexity obscuring the value of operation skills. Often, bureaucratic decisions drive practices and tool choices.
Building contextual AI assistants with machine learning and open source tools
February 21, 2020
AI assistants are getting a great deal of attention from the industry and research. However, the majority of assistants built to this day are still developed using a state machine and a set of rules. That doesnt scale in production. Tyler Dunn explores how to build AI assistants that go beyond FAQ interactions using machine learning and open source tools.