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

CGN3 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 3 - Inventory and Economy

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CGN3 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 3 - Inventory and Economy

Ever thought about what it takes to host a game in the Cloud? Well, this is the series for you! On the first Wednesday of every month, we explore Cloud Concepts that impact your journey to a connected multiplayer gaming experience! In this second session, we’ll play Sea of Thieves and talk …

Architecture Gaming

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Lee Williams Published on Wed, Apr 7, 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

CGN2 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 2 - Matchmaking Services

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CGN2 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 2 - Matchmaking Services

Ever thought about what it takes to host a game in the Cloud? Well, this is the series for you! On the first Wednesday of every month, we explore Cloud Concepts that impact your journey to a connected multiplayer gaming experience! In this second session, we’ll play some Halo and talk about …

Architecture Gaming

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Lee Williams Published on Wed, Mar 3, 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

Jonnychipz - In Conversation with Chris Reddington

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Jonnychipz - In Conversation with Chris Reddington

Mr Chris Reddington talks to us about his life as a Microsoft Azure Fast Track Engineer and some of the pain points he helps Customer navigate. We discuss DevOps and Infrastructure as Code as well as key skills needed for this modern IT world we now live in and more!

Architecture DevOps GitHub Learn Cloud

Chris Reddington Occured on Fri, Feb 19, 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