Categorie: Automate

Failure Modes and Continuous Resilience

Failure Modes and Continuous Resilience

A resilient system continues to operate successfully in the presence of failures. There are many possible failure modes, and each exercises a different aspect of resilience. The system needs to maintain a safety margin that is capable of absorbing failure via defense in depth, and failure modes need to be prioritized to take care of …

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Continuous Deployment with Containers

Continuous Deployment with Containers

The open source release of Docker in March 2013 triggered a major shift in the way in which the software development industry is aspiring to package and deploy modern applications. The creation of many competing, complimentary and supporting container technologies has followed in the wake of Docker, and this has lead to much hype, and …

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The Secret to Amazons Success Internal APIs

The Secret to Amazons Success Internal APIs

In 2011 there was an accidental post from a Google employee about Google+. The internal rant was accidentally shared publicly and provides some insight into how Google approached APIs for their new Google + platform, as well as insight how Amazon adopted an internal service oriented architecture (SOA). The insight about how Google approached the …

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Quick: DigitalOcean

Quick: DigitalOcean

In my search for good cloud providers I touched upon Microsoft’s Azure (as posted earlier) but also found DigitalOcean, a provider that promises simple cloud hosting, built for developers that can deploy a new SSD based cloud server in approximately 55 seconds. Ofcourse this an interesting challenge, so I tried it and it works! One …

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