Automating Azure Infrastructure with Terraform and Azure DevOps

The Azure ecosystem offers a wide range of services with varying price points, from affordable to expensive. As a DevOps/Cloud engineer, your responsibility is to provision and configure these services properly not just from an operational standpoint, but also with regard to their operational expenses. Managing these resources becomes

Daniel Makhoba Emmanuel
Azure

Schema Evolution in Kafka

While applications are producing and consuming messages to and fro Kafka, you'll notice that new consumers of existing topics start emerging. These new consumers (applications) might have been written by the same engineers who wrote the original producer of those messages or by people you don't know. The emergence of

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Kafka

How to Setup Repositories in Azure Devops

DevOps teams handle a complex array of tools—such as Git, Jira, and CI/CD platforms—each playing a crucial role. However, managing these tools can lead to chaos due to constant context switching. Moreover, introducing a cloud like Azure, with its diverse APIs, can further complicate the creation of

Daniel Makhoba Emmanuel
Azure

Kafka Architecture 101

Apache Kafka offers you three key features. It's the ability to publish & subscribe to events, store them, and process them in real-time or at a later point. In this article, you'll better understand all the components that make these features possible. You'll go deeper into the internal components of the

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Kafka

Build a Docker Image and Push to Docker Hub: A Quick Guide

In the build process of modern applications, one important step you wouldn't want to skip is containerizing your app, with Docker being the go-to tool for this process. After containerization, your application will be tagged and pushed to a public repository like Docker Hub. The workflow is usually similar to

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Docker

When Do You Need A Container vs. Virtual Machines?

Choosing between virtual machines and containers is an application-dependent decision. Containers provide speed, have a smaller footprint and are commonly used for cloud-native applications (or microservice apps). On the other hand, although containers provide isolation, virtual machines take it a step further; they allow you to run multiple OS on

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Containers

Open Sourcing wasmCloud-operator: A Step Towards Community-Driven Innovation in Kubernetes and WebAssembly

Cosmonic's recent open-sourcing of its Kubernetes operator, the wasmCloud-operator, to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) wasmCloud ecosystem marks a significant step in expanding access to the benefits of WebAssembly (Wasm) in Kubernetes environments. As demand grows for open and community-driven approaches, the wasmCloud-operator empowers Kubernetes practitioners with seamless integration

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Industry Update

How to Checkout Git Tags

Version control systems like Git provide developers powerful tools to manage codebases effectively. One essential feature of Git is the ability to create tags, which refer to specific points in your project's repository history. Tags are commonly used to mark releases, milestones, or significant changes in the codebase, making it

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Git