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Connecting Kafka Tool to Azure Event Hubs I find connecting the Kafka Tool or any tool to Kafka at times to be a cumbersome process. It seems like each service has some nuance for either security, ports, or connecting that...
Identity Server 4 ClientCredentials with POSTMAN This tutorial will demonstrate how to set up security within microservices using Identity Server 4 with OpenID. This will use a Client and Secret for microservice to microservice (machine-to-machine) communication that way a compromised...
Kafka Log Compaction This tutorial is to demonstrate how Log Compaction works in Apache Kafka. For this tutorial, I will use .NET and a local Docker image to run Apache Kafka. This example will demonstrate how to create distributable settings...
Connecting Kafka Tool to Confluent Cloud Kafka Tool is a great tool to use to see data that is being put on the Kafka Log. I use it regularly to verify topics, data, and configuration within a Kafka cluster. Confluent...
Kubernetes: Recreating Pods Sometimes it's practical to re-create a pod because it needs to re-load configuration or restart. Here are some tricks to deleting and re-creating pods. Delete All Pods By Label To get the labels of a pod run this command...
Kubernetes ConfigMaps with .NET Core This tutorial will cover how to mount a Kubernetes ConfigMap into a pod and how to read that configuration in .NET. I will also demonstrate the different ways a .NET application can read configuration from...
Pointing a Domain Name to Azure Kubernetes (AKS) with a Static IP There are several ways to do this. I will start with the most basic way to demonstrate how this could be done and then gradually demonstrate more advanced...
Microservice Toolbox (MBOX) I designed this for testing and building microservices. This Alpine Docker image is packed full of tools for interacting with containers, service meshes, Kafka, and other application development needs. Being that I'm a .NET developer this is...