It's been quite sometime, since I blogged. I was busy writing the book on GraalVM. It was an awesome experience writing my first book. Never thought it will be so intense though :-D but enjoyed every bit of it

Before I get into the actual topic, let me introduce GraalVM…


It’s been a long gap, since I blogged. Packt reached out to me, after reading my blog, and offered to convert the content into a more details hands on book.

It's been a super exciting, learning experience writing the book.

Before I explain what is gone into this book, let…


Function-as-a-Service or Serverless is the most economical way to run code and use the cloud resources to the minimum. Serverless approach, runs the code, when a request is received. The code boots up, executes, handles the requests, and shuts down. Thus, utilizing the cloud resources to the optimum. This provides…


CRI-O and podman have been widely adopted by most of the modern container platforms. In this blog, I will explore, why everybody is gaga about this new ecosystem of tools/utilities, and share some of my experience, in this series.

I got a lot of feedback, after I published my blog…


Thanks a lot @Carlos for a very detailed review. I am really glad to see you go through the book in detail, and hitting on the right points, which even I felt as "AHA" while writing the book. Your blog is a very good summary of my book, and great notes. Thanks once again for spending time, going through the book and also writing this in detail.


In the last Episode (Episode 1: Podman Hands on), we got Podman working on CentOS/VirtualBox. We also pulled tomcat image and got it running. In this episode we will explore the advantages of Buildah and Skopeo and build a complete custom image with our sample web application.

Why Buildah?

Docker provided a…


In Episode 1, we looked at how JVM evolved into an optimum VM, with JIT C1, C2, and HotSpot. In this blog, we will see how Graal replaces the C2 compiler and brings in a larger ecosystem of frameworks to support multiple non-JVM languages…

“CloudFirst”

With large enterprises embracing the CloudFirst…


In my search for the most optimum container tech, I have been playing around with various combinations of OpenSource and frameworks.

In this blog, I will walk you through what, I think, is one of the most optimum container stack.

Before I dig into the stack, let me spend some…


I have been playing around with Red Hat OpenShift 4.x for the past few months now… It has been a super exciting learning journey…In this blog, I will attempt to capture the key architectural components of OpenShift 4.x and how they come together, to provide the most comprehensive container platform.


Kubernetes Operators has the power to realize the dream of Zero-touch Ops, bringing in AIOps to life…and this is how I believe it will.

Operators

As we step into MicroServices architectures, and ways to deploy these on cloud with containers, and all the goodness of DevOps …the application functionality grows..the clusters…

A B Vijay Kumar

IBM Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor, Mobile, RPi & Cloud Architect & Programmer

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