Use Custom Packet Framing for Microservices Messaging

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Reading Time: 12 minutesIn my previous article, you looked at why forcing communication between microservices, using REST JSON endpoints, is not always the best approach. In this article, I will outline an example custom framing solution that you can extend for your own projects. Due to the complexity of creating useful framing, implementing the frame will be covered […]

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Using JX for a GitOps Managed Jenkins X Installation with CloudBees CodeShip and Terraform on GKE

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Reading Time: 6 minutesJenkins X is a reimagined CI/CD implementation for the cloud which is heavily influenced by the State of DevOps reports, and more recently the book, Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble and Gene Kim, summarised in this blog post. This post will show you how to use Jenkins […]

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Microservices Messaging: Why REST Isn’t Always the Best Choice

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Reading Time: 9 minutesMicroservices are a big business. Thanks to advances in container orchestration, multi-process applications development and sheer user demand, companies are edging away from traditional monolithic applications towards distributed, highly-available microservices. Breaking applications into smaller chunks reaps rewards in many guises. However, with this distribution there arises a new requirement: messaging for inter-service communication. “Microservices Messaging: […]

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