Architect Blog

  • Why distributed apps need dependency management

    David Thor - 09/16/20

    Dependency management Distributed cloud applications (aka microservices) have introduced an enormous amount of complexity into the design and operation of cloud software. What used to manifest itself…

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  • Creating microservices: NestJS

    David Thor - 09/08/20

    This article is part of a running series that attempts to demystify microservices by showing developers how they can create a set of microservice using their favorite frameworks and protocols. Each…

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  • Introducing the world's first DevOps-as-a-Service platform

    David Thor - 08/06/20

    We are pleased to announce the open beta release of Architect's DevOps-as-a-Service platform - a groundbreaking continuous delivery toolset that helps teams achieve deployment, networking, and…

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  • Cycling credentials without cycling containers

    David Thor - 07/30/20

    In my prior posts, we've talked about how to instrument credential cycling and why it's important to enable application portability. In this post, we'll take the notion of credential cycling even…

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  • How dynamic credentialing makes apps portable

    David Thor - 06/04/20

    dynamic credentials In my last post we talked about how to leverage secret managers to safely store and cycle application credentials in production. In this post we're going to take the concept of…

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  • Using Hashicorp Vault to enable credential cycling

    David Thor - 05/28/20

    Every software engineer knows the importance of data security, and therefore the importance of protecting the credentials that have access to data. At any given moment applications will handle…

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  • The feature Docker forgot

    David Thor - 04/07/20

    It's been seven years since Docker was first announced at PyCon, and containers have since inspired sweeping changes in the roles and responsibilities of DevOps engineers around the world. The…

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  • The importance of portability

    Dan Barrett - 03/24/20

    The evolution of software might be told as a story of innovation in delivery channels - the mainframe to the personal computer, hardware-specific applications to cross-architecture compilation…

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  • Architect secures $1.5M in initial funding

    The Architect Team - 02/12/20

    Architect -a Boston-based developer platform helping teams build, manage, and deploy cloud applications- has raised $1.5M in initial funding. The round was co-led by NextGen Venture Partners and…

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