A series focused entirely around Cloud Architecture. This could be Cloud Design Patterns, foundational architectural concepts, requirements driven discussions and more. Have something architectural to discuss? Then this is likely the series for you!

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Microservices for a Billion people

Microservices for a Billion people

The food wastage in India is 70 tonnes per year, and there is mismanagement at several layers. Approximately 20-30% of the wastage happens in the last mile, between wholesale traders, and retail mom-and-pop stores. Is there something we can do about food wastage? This was the problem statement I …

Architecture Scalability Resilience Sustainability

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Tejas Chopra

Scheduled Fri, Nov 5, 2021

Azure Fundamentals 101

Azure Fundamentals 101

Are you interested in learning Azure but do not know from where to start? Then, this Azure fundamental session is the one you are looking for! You will be learning what is Azure IaaS and PaaS. You will learn in this step by step process demo how to create your first database in Azure, create new …

Architecture Cloud Azure Data

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Deepthi Goguri

Scheduled Fri, Dec 3, 2021

Building Enterprise Scale Networking with Azure Virtual WAN

Building Enterprise Scale Networking with Azure Virtual WAN

Enterprise Scale landing zones are becoming a needed design adoption from many cloud adoptions. Azure Virtual WAN makes adopting this recommended design easy, with built in hub and spoke architecture, security and routing capabilities that allow organizations to easily manage their cloud networking …

Architecture Cloud Azure Networking

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Derek Smith

Scheduled Wed, Dec 8, 2021

43 - A Decentralized Reference Architecture for Cloud-native Applications

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43 - A Decentralized Reference Architecture for Cloud-native Applications

The number of microservices running in enterprises increases daily. As a result, service composition, governance, security, and observability are becoming a challenge to implement and incorporate. A “cell-based” architecture is an approach that can be applied to current or desired …

Microservices APIs Monitoring Cloud Architecture

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Asanka Abeysinghe Published on Fri, Aug 20, 2021

42 - How to choose the 'Right' Datastore for your scenario

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42 - How to choose the 'Right' Datastore for your scenario

There are so many types of data stores out there these days. You have relational, non-relational, documents, blob, tables, files and more. There’s also a growing awareness of ‘Polyglot Persistence’ where you use different data stores depending on the task. But how do you know which …

Architecture APIs Data How To

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Chris Reddington Steph Martin Published on Fri, Jul 9, 2021

38 - Hands-on with The Geode Pattern (Build globally distributed applications!)

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38 - Hands-on with The Geode Pattern (Build globally distributed applications!)

We’ve previously covered the theory of the Geode pattern in episode 11. Now it’s time to see it unfold live and in action! Tune in to see Will demonstrate the concept of the Geode pattern and how it adds value to a globally distributed application.

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Will Eastbury Published on Fri, Jun 11, 2021

34 - The Bulkhead Pattern (Isolate your components to prevent failures)

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34 - The Bulkhead Pattern (Isolate your components to prevent failures)

Do you know what caused the Titanic to sink? Poorly designed bulkheads. How can you ensure resilience between components in your cloud application? Effectively designed bulkheads! In this session, join Chris as he explores how the bulkhead pattern can help you prevent excessive load or failures in …

Architecture Azure Architecture Center Cloud Design Patterns Resilience

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Apr 9, 2021

33 - External Config and Claim Check Pattern - Easier Management and Externalising Payloads

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33 - External Config and Claim Check Pattern - Easier Management and Externalising Payloads

How often do you think about the configuration of your applications across environments/regions/deployment boundaries? What if that configuration was stored somewhere externally but centralised, to make management easier? That’s the idea behind the external config pattern! How about another …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Security Azure Architecture Center Messaging

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Fri, Apr 2, 2021

30 - The Cache Aside Pattern (Optimise your caching approach!)

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30 - The Cache Aside Pattern (Optimise your caching approach!)

Have you implemented caching within your application and need a better way to maintain consistency between your cache and datastore? Or maybe you haven’t adopted caching yet, and intrigued on what patterns you could use to do so? Then take a look in this session as Chris explores how caching …

Architecture Data Azure Cache for Redis

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Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Mar 12, 2021

29 - The Sidecar and Ambassador Patterns

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29 - The Sidecar and Ambassador Patterns

Have a need to update a legacy application to use cloud concepts such as retry, circuit breaker or other features? Then the ambassador or sidecar patterns may be for you! Join Peter and Chris as they continue their journey exploring Cloud Design Patterns. In this session, they discuss the Sidecar …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center Security

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Fri, Mar 12, 2021

28 - Intro to Landing Zones

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28 - Intro to Landing Zones

Heard about something called a Landing Zone, and think you need a helicopter ready to use it? Not quite! In this session, Chris is joined by Karim Fahmy as they discuss an introduction to Azure Landing Zones and how they underpin some of the core cloud foundations (e.g. governance, networking, core …

Architecture APIs Cloud Foundations

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Chris Reddington Karim Fahmy Published on Fri, Feb 26, 2021

27 - The Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern (Optimise for Cost!)

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27 - The Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern (Optimise for Cost!)

Have you deployed your application in a way that it needs compute dedicated for each instance? Perhaps you have an app which could be deployed as a Software as a Service/multi-tenanted app, but still have a deployment per tenant? Well, find out how the Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern could be …

Architecture Cost

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Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Feb 19, 2021

26 - The Pub Sub, Priority Queue and Pipes and Filter Patterns

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26 - The Pub Sub, Priority Queue and Pipes and Filter Patterns

Ever wondered how complex integration systems / enterprise messaging works? Curious about whether there’s a way to bypass and prioritise certain messages? Then join this episode as Chris Reddington and Will Eastbury explore the Priority Queue and Pipes and Filter patterns. Spoiler - These …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Messaging Integration Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Will Eastbury Published on Fri, Feb 12, 2021