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Alex Vazquez
PSG Senior Architect at TIBCO Software with a focus on Cloud Development, Event Processing and Enterprise Integration

Learn what Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus provides and how you can benefit from it.

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Monitoring is one of the hot topics when we talk about cloud-native architectures. Prometheus is a graduated Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) open-source project and one of the industry-standard solutions when it comes to monitoring your cloud-native deployment, especially when Kubernetes is involved.


KEDA provides a rich environment to scale your application apart from the traditional HPA approach using CPU and Memory

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Autoscaling is one of the great things of cloud-native environments and helps us to provide an optimized use of the operations. Kubernetes provides many options to do that being one of those the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA) approach.

Sometimes those metrics are not enough to decide if the number of replicas we have available is enough. …


Event-Driven architecture provides more agility to meet the changes of a more demanding customer ecosystem.

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The market is shifting at a speed that is needed to be ready to change very quickly, customers are becoming more and more demanding and we need to be able to deliver what they are expecting, and to do so we need an architecture that is responsive enough to be able to adapt at the pace that is required.


KubeEye supports you in the task of ensuring that your cluster is performing well and ensure all your best practices are being followed.

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Kubernetes has become the new normal to deploy our applications and other serverless options, so the administration of these clusters has become critical for most enterprises.


Discover how Anchore can help you to keep your software safe and secure without losing agility.

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Security is one of the big topics of nowaday’s development practice. All the improvements that we got following the DevOps practices have generated many issues and concerns from the security perspective.


Discover how the OSGI lcfg command can help you be sure which is the configuration at runtime.

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When we are talking about applications deployed on the cloud one of the key things is Configuration Management. Especially if we include into the mix things like Kubernetes, Containers, External Configuration Management System things got tricky.


This is the newsletter that brings to you a curated selection of interesting articles about cloud native architectures. In this week issue we cover the increasing the usage of private clouds inside the organisations, the important role of services meshes in your architecture and we introduce Loki a new project from Gafana Labs team to provide a different perspective to the Log Management.

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Check out the properties that will let you to an optimized use of your disk storage and savings storing your monitoring data

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Prometheus has become a standard component in our cloud architectures, so I am going to guess that if you are reading this you already know what Prometheus is. If this is not the case, please take your time to take a look at other articles that I have created:

We know that usually when we monitor using Prometheus we have so many exporters available at our disposal and also that each of them exposes a lot of very relevant metrics that we need to track everything we need to and that lead to very intensive usage of the storage available…


Learn about the new horizontally-scalable, highly-available, multi-tenant log aggregation system inspired by Prometheus that can be the best fit for your logging architecture

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When we talk about Cloud-Native Architecture, log aggregation is something key that you need to consider. The old practices that we followed in the on-premises virtual machine approach for logging are not valid anymore.

Elasticsearch as the core and the different derívate de stacks like ELK/EFK had gained popularity in the last years, being pretty much the default open-source option when we talked about log aggregation and one…


Discover SARChart and kSAR as critical utilities to be part of your toolbelt for administration or troubleshooting

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There was a time when we didn’t have public cloud providers providing us with a bunch of kinds of services and a whole platform and experience unified, covering all the aspects of our technical needs when we talked about an IT environment.

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