PCI DSS is an information security standard for organizations that handle credit card data. The requirements are largely around developing and maintaining secure systems and applications and providing appropriate levels of access — things a service mesh can make easier. However, building a secure, reliable and PCI DSS-compliant microservice architecture at scale is a difficult undertaking, […]
I have a four year old son who recently started attending full day preschool. It has been fascinating to watch his interests shift from playing with stuffed animals and pushing a corn popper to playing with his science set (w00t for the STEM lab!) and riding his bike. The other kids in school are definitely […]
Financial services has historically been an industry riddled with barriers to entry. Challengers found it difficult to break through low margins and tightening regulations. However, large enterprises that once dominated the market are now facing disruption from smaller, leaner fintech companies that are eating away at the value chain. These disruptors are marked by technological […]
I was recently reading the Global Microservices Trends report by Dimensional Research and found myself thinking “a service mesh could help with that.” So I thought I would cover those 3 challenges and how a service mesh addresses them. Respondents cited in the report make it clear microservices are gaining widespread adoption. It’s also clear […]
Microservicin’ ain’t easy, but it’s necessary. Breaking your monolith down into smaller pieces is a must in a cloud native world, but it doesn’t automatically make everything easier. Some things actually become more difficult.