DevOps Exchange - Digital / Challenger Banking Edition
We had another hugely successfull DevOps event this month - taking place at Sainsbury's Digital Headquarters in Holborn.
Two of the leading powerhouses driving forward Digital Banking and challenging the Financial status quo joined us at the DevOps Exchange this month. We were also joined by one of the top 10 Up and Coming Fintechs for 2019, Coconut.
Here are the videos for those who missed this event:
Suhail Patel @ Monzo
Using Envoy as a Service Proxy
The service mesh space has evolved quite significantly over the last few years, with entrants such as Envoy Proxy, Istio and Linkerd2 and more, all with diverse feature-sets. The goal is to make the network transparent to applications by abstracting it away in an out of process system. This reduces complexity of applications and abstracts important things such as load balancing, service discovery and circuit breaking into service proxies.
In this talk, we went over the use-cases of a service mesh and introduce Envoy Proxy to describe the role it can play to help make your systems more resilient.
Suhail is a Backend Engineer at Monzo focused on working on the Core Platform. His role involves building and maintaining Monzo’s infrastructure which more than 1,000 microservices and leverages key infrastructure components like Kubernetes, Envoy Proxy, Cassandra, Etcd and more. He focuses specifically in investigating deviant behaviour and ensuring services continue to work reliably in the face of a constantly shifting environment in the cloud.