To Kill a Microservice: Re-Architecting for Performance

September 26, 2018 Justin Wilson

Microservices can be a great asset. They enforce high cohesion and loose coupling by design, can allow multiple teams to work in parallel, and allow individual components of a system to be scaled independently. Companies such as Netflix and Amazon have used them to great effect, and they’re an increasingly growing industry trend. Yet for […]

Microservice Delivery using Jenkins and Docker

October 5, 2015 Bradley Mickunas

Intro Do you enjoy fast updates for features or fixes on your daily software applications? What is the time to market for your customers to enjoy your newly developed feature? How many people does it take to move the feature from the developer’s computer to the production server? Containers and microservices are hot topics these […]

The Beauty and the Beast of Microservices

September 17, 2015 Maya El Dayeh

In the case of microservices, the tale is not as old as time and the tune is not as old as rhyme. Only recently we began to see an explosion of conference topics, articles, technology talks, and blogs about microservices. According to Martin Fowler, microservices are a type of software architecture that involves “designing software […]

Of Mustard Seeds and Microservices

May 6, 2015 Micah Blalock

The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches (Matthew 13:31-32).  I’ve always […]

Microsoft Azure Positioned for Enterprise Networks

December 1, 2014 Adrian Romo

One of the most powerful features of Microsoft Azure IaaS is being able to extend your on-premises network through a site-to-site VPN in the same way you would connect to a remote branch office.  You configure DNS and IP address ranges, and manage it just like your on-premises infrastructure.  However, one of the limitations of […]