Tech Tip #3 – Understand DevOps ecosystem to apply trending patterns

Understanding DevOps ecosystem and related CI/CD tools to automate manual operations and apply trending patterns like GitOps, DevSecOps, MLOps, AIOps, DataOps, and many more emerging practices is an essential aspect for Software Architects. Key Concepts DevOps is the capability to build the organizational ability to deliver business value by combination of people, process and technology. Technology is only the part of the system and an enabler but DevOps lifecycle requires invovlement from both…

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Technology Tip #2 – Use dive as a tool for optimizing Docker or OCI image

dive for optimizing docker image

Use dive as a tool for optimizing and exploring a Docker image, layer contents, and discovering ways to shrink the size of your Docker or OCI image Installation Instructions on Mac Machine Install using brew: Examples of running dive for optimizing Docker images Running dive as part of CI pipeline with arguments to fail/pass the build. For example, the below will fail the build if wasted bytes is more than 1024…

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5 Reports Every Software Architect Should Read

Technology Report

#1 – Google’s Accelerate State of DevOps Report Google’s research division has partnered with DORA (DevOps Research and Assessment) research program to carry out data-driven insights for effective DevOps and organizational performance. As part of this program, they have been publishing State of DevOps Report (2014-2019) for the last six years. DORA became part of Google Cloud in 2018 (click here for announcement details). As an architect, it is one…

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