Philipp’s Playground in the Cloud
Challenge App and Gamification
Recently I wrote about the latest evolution of the app I was working on [here](/posts/more-challenges). The idea of tha...
More [Steps|Selfie] Challenges
Almost exactly one year ago I wrote about [this](/posts/february-selfie-challenge) initiative we as a familiy started i...
NBA player stats research using Pandas
After having done a data and analytics project on Azure for work for the last year I felt compelled to get more into th...
IOT Monitoring Grafanalabs
I think I have not written a lot about my [IOT](/iot) deployment so far but the following post covers an adjustment of ...
My family and I thought about a way how to get out again more and be more active after Christmas so we came up with thi...
It has been a while since I have posted something new here. This does not mean however that I was not working on anythi...
Corona, Azure, New Architecture for 2020
![Harvee Architecture](/harvee_architecture_2020.png) 2020 started with a lot of time to be spent at home due to the o...
Azure. It is starting.
I have not posted anything new for a while and it is partially the fault of Azure ;) I took on a new project for my com...
AWS Focus Part 3 & 4
Already back in April I cleared the last of the AWS associate exams (SysOps Administrator), after which I started an in...
Harvee Architecture Gliffy Diagram
I recently got asked about an awesome architecture I designed for the cloud and obviously I had to respond with details...
AWS Focus Part 2
As I had some time in January I decided to reserve a week to study the AWS Certified Developer Associate course via [A ...
Serverless – Putting It All Together
After putting all necessary infrastructure pieces in place it is finally time to implement my serverless function using...
Serverless – Getting The Basics In Place
It feels like I have to take a step back and explain to the audience of my blog how data is actually travelling through...
Serverless – Introduction
Serverless is a very popular topic at the moment in the IT industry. For monitoring (and hence I see this a lot recent...
Besides my microservices adventures I spent a fair amount of time looking into Amazon Webservices ([AWS](https://aws.am...
Getting To Know Microservices – Writing A Microservice
It was time now to actually write a microservice, after building the API gateway and making sure that I can (as part of...
Getting To Know Microservices – Building the API Gateway
Last month has been super busy regarding my microservice adventure. It was time to finally build the API gateway (using...
Getting To Know Microservices – API Gateway Evaluation
While exploring the world of microservices more I had this thought stuck in my mind, that I should also spend time look...
Getting To Know Microservices – Architecture
I went back to the drawing board and produced a sketch of how I envision Harvee’s architecture with its first real micr...
Getting To Know Microservices – Project Management
As the first activity towards adding the microservices paradigm to my application I wanted to do a brief planning sessi...
Getting To Know Microservices
I decided to kickoff 2018 with a set of activities in Harvee related to Microservices. Here I state that all applicatio...
The Cloud And The Spend
I am spending about 55$ each month for the services on AWS I am using to run Harvee. While I am happy with the total co...
Sketchart Is The New Way To Document Software Architecture
While working with clients (as part of my job at AppDynamics) I often find myself required to explain certain concepts ...
Upgrading Apache Flink
I wanted to upgrade my Flink version for a while now. I was running on a 1.2 Snapshot which I had extended with some mo...
Hello World - Hello Apache Flink Memory Monitoring
Who would have thought that my first blog entry would be about monitoring ! Monitoring, or more specifically applicatio...