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My Technology Pipeline for 2018 and Beyond

As it usually is in the 1st quarter of a new year, technology predictions and forecasts fly around the social streams. I’ve decided to join on this venture and provide some transparency on which technologies I’m currently using, as well as what I would recommend one invests in for near […]

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My thoughts on Microsoft Azure and Kubernetes

I was recently tasked to deploy a set of Docker containers to a Kubernetes cluster running on Microsoft Azure. I’ve done this a few times in the past, but this particular deployment required some additional configurations including PVC and Config Maps, which I had not yet done on the Azure […]


Behold: A Presentation on Domino and Microservices at IBM Think

Join myself and Paul Withers at IBM Think in Las Vegas for a breathtaking approach to incorporating IBM Notes and Domino into a Microservices ecosystem. This session is filled with awesome demos of integrating technologies including Web Sockets, Kubernetes, Docker, ReactJS, Node-RED and more.   IMPORTANT: Our approaches in this session […]

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Istio: Part 5 – Introduction to Kubernetes

In my previous article, I provided a high level overview of Containerization and how it compares to Virtualization. In this article I want to introduce an extremely powerful platform by the name of Kubernetes. By now, we should have a fair grasp on Containerization and Microservices. We are but one […]


I Will Be Presenting on Istio at IBM Think in Las Vegas

I have the honour and privilege to announce that I will be presenting 4 sessions at IBM Think in Las Vegas in March. The first presentation will focus on Microservices, Containerization and Istio. My Istio Session at IBM Think Introducing Istio: A New Way of Managing Microservices I am seriously excited […]

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Istio: Part 4 – Introduction to Containerization 4

In my previous article I provided a high level overview of the differences between Microservices and Monoliths. In this article I do the same, but for containerization. We are slowly reaching the point of my Istio blog series where we finally start working with Istio itself. Following this article will be one […]


Istio: Part 2 – Surviving the Documentation

It’s been just over a week since I blogged my first Istio article: Part 1 – The Journey Begins. It’s unreal how much I now know about containerization and deployments versus a few days ago. It’s definitely been an interesting week. Skills required to take on Istio When I first looked at the documentation, […]

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Istio: Part 1 – The Journey Begins

This is a start of a series of articles that I will be submitting, focusing on all things Cloud, Containerization, Microservices and of course…Istio. The Istio Announcement Last week an interesting announcement was made: IBM, Google and Lyft give microservices a ride on the Istio Service Mesh. IBM and Google announced […]