Architecture

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 can improve your access to information in your data store, using the cache aside pattern.

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March 12, 2021
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 and Ambassador Patterns.

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March 5, 2021
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 matchmaking services and how ensuring a resilient service is crucial to an end gamer’s experience.

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March 3, 2021
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 infrastructure and more) to enable a successful cloud deployment

Episode

February 26, 2021
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!

Talk

February 19, 2021
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 saving you cost in this episode of Cloud With Chris. This is another episode in the series of Architecting for the Cloud, one pattern at a time. at a time.

Episode

February 19, 2021
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 aren’t new cloud design patterns, and are well known patterns in the messaging world!

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February 12, 2021
CGN1 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 1 - Hosting a Game Server

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 first session, we’ll play some Minecraft and talk to the concept of a hosted game server.

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February 3, 2021
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 can design a health check to achieve the same for your own cloud deployment!

Episode

January 29, 2021
The Role of Requirements Cloud Design Patterns

Chris joined Mert to talk all about Cloud Design Patterns, the Azure Architecture Center, Cloud Project Design Best Practices and Challenges in Cloud Development.

Talk

January 25, 2021