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Microservices vs. SOA

Posted by Chris on November 11, 2014






Very nice post by Martin Fowler that provides the foundational elements of microservices architecture. From this blog post the following summarized the architectural style: “In short, the microservice architectural style [1] is an approach to developing a single application as a suite of small services, each running in its own process and communicating with lightweight […]

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Workaround for creating a WLS 10.3.6 Domain in Dockerfile

Posted by Chris on November 6, 2014






Recently was working with WLS 10.3.6 Domain in Docker and was having no luck with the silent domain utility. It would hang at a certain point and not proceed even after several minutes. Looking online, the only recommendation was in making sure the /etc/hosts had the hostname and IP address. A different approach that did […]

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Boston AWS Meetup, November 3rd recap

Posted by Chris on November 4, 2014






We had a chance to speak at last night’s AWS Meetup in Cambridge at HubSpot regarding Docker and its use in AWS, specifically Beanstalk. Great questions from the audience including clarification on security concerns using a Docker container, technical specifics on whether Docker uses the kernel of the host OS/VM or its own and reliability […]

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