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Christian Posta

Chief Architect, cloud application development @ Red Hat, author Microservices for Java Developers, open-source enthusiast, committer @ Apache, Cloud, Integration, Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, Fabric8, #blogger

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Deep Dive Envoy and Istio Workshop

Just getting back from KubeCon 2017 and I can tell you the excitement about Istio and service mesh in general is through the roof! There were lots of talks about Istio/service mesh (including a panel with Matt Kl...

Low-risk Monolith to Microservice Evolution Part III

In the first part (part I) we introduced a strategy to bring microservices to our architecture without disrupting the current request flows and business value by looking at a concrete example. In the second part,...

Low-risk Monolith to Microservice Evolution Part II

Let’s dive right in! In the previous post (part I) we set up the context for this blog. Basically, as we introduce a strategy to bring microservices to our architecture, we cannot and should not disrupt the curre...

About When Not to Do Microservices

Quick interlude to my last blog. As part of my last blog on low-risk monolith to microservice architecture, I made this statement about microservices and not doing them:

Low-risk Monolith to Microservice Evolution Part I

As part of a two-day microservices workshop I’m putting together, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to explain monolith-application decomposition and what a transition to microservices might look like. This is a...

The Hardest Part About Microservices: Your Data

Continuing on with my series about microservices implementations (see “Why Microservices Should Be Event Driven”, “Three things to make your microservices more resilient”, “Carving the Java EE Monolith: Prefer Ve...

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The Hardest Part About Microservices: Your Data

Continuing on with my series about microservices implementations (see “Why Microservices Should Be Event Driven”, “Three things to make your microservices more resilient”, “Carving the Java EE Monolith: Prefer Ve...

4-day Docker and Kubernetes Training

I just delivered a 4-day deep-dive training course on Docker and Kubernetes to a customer in Atlanta. In true open-source spirit, I’d like to publish the source/slides and allow other people to benefit from it an...

Blue-green Deployments, A/B Testing, and Canary Releases

A lot of teams I talk to recently are very interested in “DevOps” (whatever that means… seems to mean different things to different people?) and when we sit down and talk about what that really means, the directi...