Linkerd For Microservices - Adding Linkerd-viz

This is a follow-up to my previous post about Linkerd and microservices and covers adding Linkerd-viz to the stack so we get aggregated metrics from our services. Thanks to @siggy for the pointing it out and for reading my blog :P @muteor Nice blog post on @linkerd! (https://t.co/…

Linkerd For Microservices

Linkerd (linker-dee) is an RPC proxy for dealing with production microservices. It claims to help with command and control of services and deals with things like routing, load balancing and timeouts (to name a few), this blog post details my initial experiments with Linkerd and I will hopefully do some…

Security Headers

Decided to do some security hardening of my blog as an exercise, thought I would share the results. I started with a big fat F :) Report from: securityheaders.io Content Security Policy Content security policy defines what resources your site can access, if you want details look at this, thats…

Tell Don't Ask

One of my favourite OO design philosophies is Tell Don't Ask (TDA), this is one of the best ways I have found to promote loose coupling, have clear intent within my code and not have leaky state between objects. The general principle is that you should only tell objects to…

Notes On Microservices

There has been a lot of talk about Microservice architectures recently and I have read quite a bit about them so thought I would share some of my notes on the subject. This article covers some basic concepts and aims to point out the important areas to consider before considering…