Using Quarkus to run Java Apps on Kubernetes

Last week Red Hat introduced Quarkus which is a "next-generation Kubernetes native Java framework" that is available as open source. Quarkus promises really fast boot times and low memory usages. This makes Quarkus a perfect fit for Java workloads running as microservices on Kubernetes as well as Java workloads running as serverless functions. (more…)
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Setup of a Local Kubernetes and Istio Dev Environment

As developer I like to do as much development as possible locally, because it's generally easier and faster to develop and debug code. In order to build cloud-native applications and microservices, it's very convenient to have a local Kubernetes cluster and Istio running locally. This article describes how to install these components and some additional tools like Kiali. (more…)
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