Partner – CAST AI – NPI EA (tag = kubernetes)
The Kubernetes ecosystem is huge and quite complex, so it’s easy to forget about costs when trying out all of the exciting tools.
To avoid overspending on your Kubernetes cluster, definitely have a look at the free K8s cost monitoring tool from the automation platform CAST AI. You can view your costs in real time, allocate them, calculate burn rates for projects, spot anomalies or spikes, and get insightful reports you can share with your team.
Connect your cluster and start monitoring your K8s costs right away:
>> FREE Kubernetes cost monitoring
Partner – MongoDB – NPI EA (tag = MongoDB) Partner – Thundra – NPI EA (tag = Jenkins)
You can get some real insight into your CI pipelines, and into your tests by using Foresight.
This includes not just the basics but some actual, actionable data like Change Impact Analysis, where we can see the changes in a PR and correlate them to test runs and test coverage to show how they affect our builds:
>> Try out Foresight in a project
1. Spring and Java
>> What's New in Java 16 [infoq.com]
An overview of new features in Java 16: records, pattern matching for instanceof, sealed classes, and more!
>> JEP 416: Reimplement Core Reflection with Method Handles [openjdk.java.net]
Reimplementing the method, constructor, and field-related reflection implementations with MethodHandles – no changes in API, though.
>> Panache – Active Record Pattern [thorben-janssen.com]
An entity object encapsulating data and database operations – an in-depth guide on how to implement the active record pattern with Panache.
Also worth reading:
Webinars and presentations:
Time to upgrade:
2. Technical & Musings
>> Gateway Pattern [martinfowler.com]
How to use the Gateway Pattern to encapsulate the access to an external system or resource.
>> New in Kubernetes v1.22: alpha support for using swap memory [kubernetes.io]
K8S 1.22 comes with experimental support for swap memory usage for workloads on a per-node basis.
Also worth reading:
And my favorite Dilberts of the week:
>> Monitoring Internal Messages [dilbert.com]
>> Tech Support Is Last Hope [dilbert.com]
>> Lanyards And Hugs [dilbert.com]
4. Pick of the Week
>> I hate MVPs. So do your customers. Make it SLC instead. [asmartbear.com]