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

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

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Will Eastbury

Scheduled Fri, Jun 11, 2021

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

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

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Steph Martin

Scheduled Fri, Jul 9, 2021

43 - A Decentralized Reference Architecture for Cloud-native Applications

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 …

Microservrices APIs Monitoring

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Asanka Abeysinghe

Scheduled Fri, Jul 30, 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 Bulkhead 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

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 Data Access

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

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 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

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

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

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

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

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

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

24 - Health Endpoint Monitoring Pattern (Monitor your service and its dependencies!)

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24 - Health Endpoint Monitoring Pattern (Monitor your service and its dependencies!)

Have you ever seen one of those status pages that returns healthy when all is good, but unhealthy when there is a problem with even one dependent service? Probably on a cloud service health dashboard? Well tune in to this episode as we talk about the Health Endpoint Monitoring Pattern and how you …

Architecture Monitoring

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Jan 29, 2021

23 - Gatekeeper and Valet Key Patterns - Secure your APIs and Resources

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23 - Gatekeeper and Valet Key Patterns - Secure your APIs and Resources

You may have joined Peter and Chris in some of their previous episodes such as the API Economy, The Backends for Frontends & Strangler Pattern, or The Anti-Corruption Layer, Gateway Aggregation and Gateway Routing patterns. They’ll will be continuing our journey talking about API Cloud …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Security

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Fri, Jan 22, 2021

22 - Static Content Hosting Pattern (Save cost and gain performance for static websites!)

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22 - Static Content Hosting Pattern (Save cost and gain performance for static websites!)

Do you have a website that is made up mostly of Static Content (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Images)? Interested how you can optimise for performance and cost savings as well? Then join this episode as we talk through the Cloud Design Pattern, “The Static Content Hosting Pattern”. This is …

Architecture Hugo Static content

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Jan 15, 2021