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Harbor: Getting Started with on Prem Container Registry

Harbor: Getting Started with on Prem Container Registry

Published May 7, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

Harbor is an open-source solution and graduated CNCF project. It’s matured to having a solid helm chart and deployment model.  In the past, I have tried to launch instances but due to it’s heavier ...

Azure DNS

Azure DNS

Published Apr 30, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

Azure DNS is a simple hosting service Microsoft offers in Azure.  While it does not have TLD registration built in, it does serve and manage namespaces pointed to it.  This can be used for a variet...

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 ...

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