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Series: Part 1: Intro Part 2: Traefik Basics Part 3: Canary Testing Part 4: Telemetry with Prometheus Part 5: Prometheus Operator (this post) In part 4 of this series I showed how I created a metrics endpoint using Prometheus in my .NET Core application. While not perfect for business telemetry, Prometheus is a standard for performance metrics. But that only exposes an endpoint for metrics - it doesn't ...
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I read a great blogpost recently by my friend and fellow MVP Jakob Ehn. In this post he outlines how he created a multi-stage Dockerfile to run .NET Core tests. I've always been on the fence about running tests during a container build - I usually run the tests outside and then build/publish the container proper only if the tests pass. However, this means I have to have the test frameworks on the ...
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I love containers. I've said before that I think they're the future. Just as hardly anyone installs on tin any more since we're so comfortable with Virtualization, I think that in a few years time hardly anyone will deploy VMs - we'll all be on containers. However, container orchestration is still a challenge. Do you choose Kubernetes or Swarm or DCOS? (For my money I think Kubernetes is the way ...
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If you've read my blog before, you'll probably know that I am huge fan of Docker and containers. When was the last time you installed software onto bare metal? Other than your laptop, chances are you haven't for a long time. Virtualization has transformed how we think about resources in the datacenter, greatly increasing the density and utilization of resources. The next evolution in density is ...