A monthly recap of the news I found most interesting in cloud development.
Stephen does a nice job explaining why the success of microservices over SOA is more about how easily they can be adopted by developers and how little lock-in they demand.
Some thoughts on the emerging serverless platform market, the “anyone but AWS” movement and why OpenWhisk may be a good horse to back.
Zeit is doing some very interesting things with simplifying cloud deployments. Their “now” syntax is smart, clean and powerful. If you’ve been struggling with cloud deployments it’s worth playing with.
Aparna Sinha and Ihor Dvoretskyi
Read up on the latest release of Kubernetes.
A cautionary tale with many examples of how handling container orchestration at scale can be challenging. Perhaps not applicable to most, but it’s fun to read about the bleeding edge.
Nicolas shares best practices on processes, team organization and tooling to help increase your odds of a successful migration from legacy to cloud.
A set of highly actionable and easily consumed best practices when using containers generally and Kubernetes specifically. If you’re just getting into containers there’s a lot of gold here.
A nice short article on the new ReShifter project and how it can help with Kubernetes management in production.
A clear summary of some of the factors that go into choosing between serverless and containerized platforms: speed, invocation frequency and communications are covered.
A very detailed and practical look at how to properly setup access controls in AWS S3. There’s a lot of semi-hidden gotchas here that are called out.
With Sysdamins day there were a flurry of blogs and articles about DevOps: the future of ops; the death of ops; automation of ops. Below are two contrasting opinions of what ops will mean and who will do what in the coming years. Read and decide for yourself…
Although not limited to cloud developers, James thoughts on how to properly fund the long tail of OSS affects us all. There’s a selection of options today that we can do more with, but ultimately change is needed in how consumers and vendors view compensation for OSS work.Continue reading