Introduction To Microservices and Containers with Docker

After running through some unguided examples of Kubernetes I still don’t feel confident that I am fully grasping the correct ways to leverage the tool. Fortunately there is a course on Udacity that seems to be right on topic…Scalable Microservices with Kubernetes. The first section, Introduction to Microservices references a number of resources including The Twelve-Factor App which is a nice little manifesto. The tools used in the course are: Golang.. Read More

Intro to Kubernetes

OK- now we are getting to the interesting stuff. Given we have a microservices architecture using Docker, how do we effectively operate our service. The services must include production environments, testing, monitoring, scaling etc.  Problems/Challenges with microservices – organisational structure, automation requirements, discovery requirements. We have seen how to package up a single service but that is a small part of the operating microservices problem. Kubernetes is suggested as a solution.. Read More