Project Bolt: Automating Large Scale Performance and Scale

So, it has been a long time since I have written something over here now. So, what all have I been doing in this duration, that is something, which I plan to cover with this post. In my role of working as an Performance engineer, there are some really interesting…

Deploying Red Hat Satellite 6 at Scale

Red Hat Satellite 6 is a system management product that enables the customers to deploy, configure and maintain there systems across a host of physical, virtual and cloud environments. Under the hood, Satellite 6 uses a number of different components(foreman, qpid, pulp, candlepin, etc.) to provide a host of features…

Collecting Application Metrics Using Statsd

Building applications and deploying them form one part of the whole game. The other part involves monitoring the system and application behaviour while the applications run. There are moments during an application lifecycle where we want to see, how much system resources are being consumed, how many files a particular…

A month as Performance Engineering Intern at Red Hat

Sometimes, the things you wish for, do happen to you. This is something which happened with me. During the month of February, I got to know that I have been selected as a Performance Engineering Intern at Red Hat. This was something, which I was wishing for a long time….

Working with Satellite Performance

Managing infrastructure in an IT environment is a big deal. There is a lot of time and human effort that goes into building and managing the IT Infrastructure so that it runs efficiently and provides good performance. At Red Hat, we have a lot of clients that use our products…

Handling Crashes in Microreg

From quiet some time, I have been working on building a toolset for developers that can help ease their pain of deploying and managing their Microservices based infrastructure. You can take a look at the following posts to know what exactly is going under the hood 😉 Building a Microservices…

My Journey to DevconfCZ 2017: Part 2

Hello and welcome back, I hope you liked the Part 1 of my article. The previous article covered my journey to the hosting city of DevconfCZ 2017. The journey was great and expectations became high. I wished the conference days would go as awesome as my journey went. Man, I…

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My Journey to DevconfCZ 2017: Part 1

So, it was 5th December 2016, when I woke up and checked my phone for any mails that I may have and to my surprise, there was one from DevconfCZ. But, that was just a beginning to what was going to be a one of the most awesome journeys I…

Blue Green Deployment

Utilizing Blue Green Deployments to Reduce Downtime

One of the aims while deploying an application from its final testing phase to production is to reduce the downtime. Another important aspect is to keep the risk low. Well, no one wants to serve their users with errors. To achieve the two objectives, developers and testers spend a good…

Building A Microservices Registry Server (Part 2: The API Gateway)

So, I have recently been on a journey to understand the Microservices architecture and building tools that can help in deployment and management of Microservices. During this, I along with a team of some awesome developers went on in a hackathon, where we brainstormed on the idea and tried to…

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