Ales Nosek - The Software Practitioner

Practicing to make software perfect.

Centralized Configuration Management, Our Approach

Are you migrating your existing application to the cloud? Are you missing a solution for centralized configuration management? Read on to learn, how we implemented centralized configuration management on top of our existing application and got it ready for the cloud.

How I Became a Red Hat Certified Architect in One Year

Roughly a year ago, my boss offered to me a Red Hat Learning Subscription. Because continuous education belongs to the habits of a good software practitioner, I appreciated this opportunity to deepen my knowledge of Red Hat technologies. At that time I didn’t have an idea about how much fun I was going to have on my journey to become a Red Hat Certified Architect. Read more, if you want to find out!

First Look at the Key-Value Store in Consul

If you are developing a distributed application that consists of multiple services, you might be thinking about how to manage the ever growing application configuration data. Instead of maintaining individual configuration files for each service, you can store all your configuration data in a key-value store. In this blog post we’ll check out the key-value store in Consul.

What I Learned at Red Hat Summit 2017

I had the great opportunity to visit the Red Hat Summit 2017. It was hosted in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston in May 2-4, 2017. This blog post summarizes the interesting things I learned at the summit.

Two Years of Technical Blogging

Wow, the time goes by so fast. It’s been two years since I began writing this blog. Why did I start and am I having fun? Let’s take a closer look.

An Introduction to Building on OpenShift

For years a Jenkins server has been driving the software builds in our company. Some time ago, we deployed an OpenShift cluster. The primary purpose of our OpenShift cluster was to support the efforts of dockerizing our software products. However, as OpeShift is a complete PaaS solution we started thinking about leveraging OpenShift for software builds, too. In this blog post I’d like to share what we learned about building on OpenShift so far.