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Dapr Part 5: Observability, Telemetry and Tracing

Dapr Part 5: Observability, Telemetry and Tracing

Published Apr 16, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

One of the features of Dapr.io we have yet to explore is the logging and performance management component.  Dapr uses OpenTelemtry to forward tracing data to the tool of your choice.

Dapr Part 4: Service Discovery and Bindings

Dapr Part 4: Service Discovery and Bindings

Published Apr 15, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

We’ve covered pubsub and secrets in detail. Daprcan also provide service-to-service discovery and routing much like istio (less the encryption). Dapr’s binding component allows us to route to exter...

Dapr Part 3: Digging into Secrets

Dapr Part 3: Digging into Secrets

Published Apr 9, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

Dapr provides a basic but very functional secrets abstraction component we can use in our services.  In our last topic we furthered the pub/sub knowledge with a custom perl subscriber.  Today we wi...

Dapr Part 2: Sprinkle a little Perl

Dapr Part 2: Sprinkle a little Perl

Published Apr 3, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

We started out last week with Dapr and followed the getting started tutorials.  At that time we experimented with local containerized installs of Dapr as well as Kubernetes through AKS.  This week ...

Dapr: Getting started

Dapr: Getting started

Published Mar 26, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

A colleague of mine has several times asked me about Dapr and what I thought. Daprfinally released a 1.0 in February this year and I figured it was time to give it a look.

K0s: Mirantis' tiny k8s distro

K0s: Mirantis' tiny k8s distro

Published Mar 19, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

I was chatting with some folks from Mirantis about Lens and some of their offerings and they highly encouraged me to try out K0s (“K Zeros”). This week I took some time to dig into it. My goal was ...

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