This a brief example of using Testcontainers with a vanilla Couchabse Community docker image to spin up a container on which database tests can be run against. I was not able to find any good example online which uses the vanilla image, and had to spend more time than I…


Envoy as an Inter DC Traffic Manager (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a multipart blog describing how to use Envoy as an “Inter DC Traffic Manager”. The previous part sets up the context and walks us through how to setup a mock environment to test several uses cases around managing traffic between multiple DCs (Data Centers). So…


Envoy is a very powerful and versatile service proxy. There is a plethora of use cases for it. Ranging from scenarios where you might want to just use it as a simple load balancer for your horizontally scaled deployment, to using it as a sidecar for a very feature rich…


Mirror Maker is one of the built in tools shipped with Kafka. It allows for easy replication of topics between Kafka clusters. We will be working with Kafka 2.4.1. The Apache Kafka documentation gives a brief description of how to use Mirror Maker

This blog describes how to setup Mirror…

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