What is Observability ?

This is a 2 min readThere has been a lot of movement around observability (more precisely system observability) in the DevOps world, which is nothing but a control systems terminology for monitoring production systems. Here is a much-needed rant about it. So what is Observability? Observability is a feature that a system offers which users can use to understand how it is… Continue reading

The μ-services rant

This is a 2 min readThe economy is powered by the bytes today and in byte economy, the cost of storage, network and compute power is rapidly declining. This trend has made quite a few feats viable in the recent years. Some of them aren’t completely new. “Big data”, “Fast data”, “IoT” and “Deep learning” are few to mention. Yet another trend byte economy created… Continue reading

What is so sexy about Unikernels ?

This is a 2 min readUnikernels (sounds almost like unicorns) are the newest advancement or the latest buzzword in the infrastructure virtualisation space to the say the least. Unikernel.org and Wikipedia offer great definitions for unikernels, but I felt stacking it against other virtualization techniques will be a good addition to those definitions. So, here is a quick comparison and a… Continue reading