Written by Ganesh Iyer A software engineer building tools for AI in healthcare. You should follow them on Twitter

  1. August 31, 2020

    Brendan Burns in his paper "Design Patterns for Container-Based Distributed Systems" lays out 3 single node patterns that are used in micro-services architecture. There is some documentation available with examples for implementing these patterns with Kubernetes. However, I couldn’t find a lot of examples with HashiCorp’s Nomad. My goal is to work through them with examples using Nomad as our job schedular.

  2. June 12, 2020

    The circuit breaker is a design pattern, used extensively in distributed systems to prevent cascading failures. In this post, we’ll go through the problem of cascading failures and go over how the circuit breaker pattern is used to prevent it.