HTTP/2 is supposed to be the next big thing for the web, after the overwhelming success of HTTP/1. We talked to JAX 2016 speaker Simone Bordet about the HTTP/2 protocol, what is the status of its specification, what features does it offer over HTTP/1, and how websites can benefit from it.
Starting in a greenfield project, there are many choices for configuration management and orchestration. We talked to JAX DevOps speakers Dr. Martin Hoefling and Dr. Johannes Ebke about SaltStack and the pitfalls and opportunities that arise using modern tools.
SoundCloud’s architecture started as a Ruby-on-Rails monolith, which later had to be broken into microservices to cope with the growing size and complexity of the site. Recently, the company has started to migrate to Kubernetes. We talked to JAX DevOps speakers Fabian Reinartz and Björn Rabenstein about the current Prometheus setup at SoundCloud and what it’s like to monitor a large-scale Kubernetes cluster.
Mark Rendle, founder, CEO and Chief Developer of CloudLens and JAX DevOps speaker, talks about what it’s like to refactor an ASP.NET/IIS monolith to composable polyglot Docker-hosted mini-services.
Let’s assume you’ve already had every *Docker 101 tutorial* for breakfast. You’re now ready to take that brilliantly crafted application into production. But wait… first you need to test your container-based microservices architecture. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Daniël van Gils about how to bootstrap and dive straight into learning what DevOps workflow should look like when using containers.
Testing software is necessary, no matter the size or status of your company. Introducing Docker to your development workflow can help you write and run your testing frameworks more efficiently, so that you can always deliver your best product to your customers. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Laura Frank about how to use Docker to run your test frameworks more efficiently.
Greg Bledsoe, Vice President of Operations at Personal, Inc. and top DevOps influencer, believes that the most important trend in DevOps is to integrate cybersecurity into DevOps and achieve DevSecOps. We talked to Mr. Bledsoe about cybersecurity, the direction of DevOps and who dictates the trends.
Do you need to transform your business, deliver faster and better? Confused by all the buzz words and hype or how any of it can help you or your teams? We talked to JAX DevOps speakers Caroline Emmins and John Owen about how IBM changed its relationship with development from “them and us” to a collaborative DevOps partnership.
David M. Brear, renowned speaker and one of the top FinTech influencers to follow in 2016, believes that banks can and should put the current technological innovations to good use. We talked to Mr Brear about the FinTech movement’s “disruptive” label and whether banks will “evolve or die.”
Many companies still use expensive proprietary hardware and software to provide load-balancing and routing for their users and services. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Andrey Sibiryov about how IPVS can be used to automatically configure load balancing and routing for Docker containers using a simple Go daemon and a Docker plugin.
We are in the middle of a “FinTech” revolution right now with much interest in the finance domain and how we can use technology to disrupt both incumbents and business models. We talked to JAX Finance speaker Dr. Jamie Allsop about the problem of finance, where we are today, how we got here and how we might make sense of it all.
Continuous Delivery is kind of a hype word but some companies have still not fully grasped its importance and pitfalls. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Eduards Sizovs about the role of microservices in implementing a continuous delivery pipeline and the practices companies can apply in order to stay afloat.
Not many companies understand how to learn from their failures. We talked to JAX DevOps-Speaker Paul Reed about the importance of conducting actionable postmortems to foster learning and improve future outcomes.
DevOps has gone through many phases so far but its transformation is not yet completed. JAX DevOps speaker Paul Reed tells us that many companies have embraced DevOps and, if we look closely enough, we will discover that we can apply aspects from humanity’s other “operational” efforts to DevOps.