Docker

DevOps For Business: Why Should You Be Going The DevOps Way?

Reading Time: 5 minutes DevOps has made its presence felt in the industry for ten years now. Almost everyone has heard about the term and a lot of professionals have experienced the benefit of this approach to software development. A 2017 report concluded that high performing companies that embraced the DevOps approach have witnessed 200 times more frequent deploys and 24 times faster recovery times.

Custom DynamoDB Docker Instance

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hey guys, I hope you all are doing well, I am back with another blog on custom docker instances for databases. In my last blog we saw how we can have our custom docker instance for MySQL. Similarly, in this blog we would look how we can do the same with DynamoDB, so let’s get started. So just like the scenario in previous blog, I Continue Reading

Custom MySQL Docker Instance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hi folks, I am back with another blog, have you ever been in a situation where you required to set up or mimic the current MySQL instance of any environment. Well recently I have been in such a situation and my use case was to test the overall services so I decided to use minikube for service deployment as a whole, now when I had Continue Reading

Serve Static Content on a Jetty Web Server using Docker Container

Reading Time: 2 minutes Docker is well known to containerize the application with all the necessary dependencies in order to make the application portable and deployable in a platform independent manner. And, on the other hand Jetty Server is widely used with Docker to deploy applications using war files.But, recently I came across a requirement to expose static files and jars on a given endpoint using a Jetty Web Continue Reading

Need the Grafana slack monitoring alert? Let’s create it now.

Reading Time: 3 minutes In my previous blog, we created the first Grafana dashboard. Now in this blog, we will create our first monitoring Grafana alert. Before creating monitoring alerts, we need to add the notification channel through which we will be notified. Here, we will be adding slack as the notification channel. Slack notification channel: First, open the URL http://localhost:3000 in the browser and log in to the Continue Reading

Let’s create your first Grafana dashboard

Reading Time: 4 minutes In my previous blog, we discussed the setup of Grafana-Graphite for JMX monitoring.¬† Now we will create a first Grafana dashboard where we will create Grafana queries to visualize JMX metrics stored in Graphite. As we know, Grafana UI runs on http://localhost:3000/ by default so let’s open the URL in the browser with the default username and password which is admin: admin After login either Continue Reading

Dockerizing a NodeJS app with Redis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hi folks, in this blog I would walk you through how can we seamlessly dockerize a NodeJS app along with redis, So as we know that docker is a pretty decent way of streamlining and making the process of deployment easier, efficient and pluggable, so let’s gets started but before that, the prerequisite for the blog is a basic understanding of docker

Integrating Lagom Service Discovery with Kubernetes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Consider a situation where a microservice is deployed on multiple pods and on condition one pod got restarted with any of the failure reason makes unreachable and at the same time interdependent services are registers its IP for communication. Now, since other pods of the service are alive but not able to communicate makes the communication failure as well as making the failure of every Continue Reading

Store Git Credentials Encrypted

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hey folks in this blog post we would be looking over how we can store our git credentials in an encrypted format over linux remote servers, let’s first quickly have a look why we want to do it and what git provide us with as options. Git credentials helpers So git provide many types of credential helpers like Store The first and most basic type Continue Reading

Running jmx2graphite as a java agent to push the JMX metrics into Graphite

Reading Time: 2 minutes In my previous blog, we discussed how to monitor a Kafka stream application using Grafana and Graphite. In this solution, we used jmx2graphite as a metrics exporter which takes the metrics from the Jolokia URL where Jolokia exposes the JMX metrics and pushes those metrics to Graphite. But, there is a problem with this solution that we need to deploy one jmx2graphite per service. So Continue Reading

Monitor a Kafka stream application with Graphite-Grafana using JMX metrics

Reading Time: 5 minutes A few days back, we got the requirement that we need to monitor a Kafka stream application using JMX metrics. We looked for the solution and reached to the conclusion which we will discuss in this blog. I will try to explain each and every component of the solution along with the setup and the integration part of the whole system. Proposed solution: Service (application) exposes Continue Reading

Generate Docker Image For Mesosphere Kafka Client

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever tried to access Kafka running on mesos on top of DCOS, and figure out that you end up with no latest Kafka client image in the docker hub? I have uploaded a new image with the Latest Kafka Stable Version 2.0.0, and one can get it easily – docker pull piyushdocker/kafka-client-2.0.0-image If you want to create your own image with any other Continue Reading

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