In a perfect world, we would prefer to implement microservices to be stateless. This stateless approach eliminates a lot of problems towards maintaining the storage for the applications data. However, we are not in a perfect world. At most time, applications need to deal with data and keep them on storage for long term references. We need persistent storage solution so that the applications data can survive containers (or systems) restart or crash. Kubernetes provides this type of storage support in the concept of volumes. We are going to look at how can we configured storage for Kubernetes on Raspberry Pi 4.
In my previous post, I briefly talked about event-based architecture for payment platform modernization and why the modernization is important to the industry. In this post, we will dive into details of the key capabilities to consider for the payment platform modernization. The capabilities covered in this post may not be the complete list but it definitely serves as a good start.
Let’s go through in detail how can we use the Kogito services to help us to modernise the payment platform by following the event-driven architecture approach. Kogito is the right fit in the scenarios where you need to implement decision services and business automation for an event driven architecture, with the fact that it is purposely built for events and cloud-native use cases.
Typical microservices outbox pattern implementation requires developers to manually create the outbox event table and write the codes to send the data from the outbox table to the respective messaging platform. Debezium Outbox Event Router together with Outbox Quarkus Extension take cares of this and enforce a standard approach to do this with declarative implementation. This allows the developers to focus on business logic implementation and achieve faster application delivery.
Running ServiceMesh or Istio on OpenShift is pretty easy as long as you understand the differences between upstream community Istio and Red Hat ServiceMesh. With the enhancements tweak for OpenShift it makes managing and running microservice applications on Istio peanut easy both for administrators and developers.