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How-To: Set-up New Relic to collect and observe metrics, traces and logs from Dapr and the underlying applications. Enable Dapr metrics and logs with New Relic Kubernetes integration for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and application traces using OpenTelemetry. Prerequisites Azure Kubernetes Service kubectl An installation of Dapr on Kubernetes Perpetually […]

How-To: Set-up New Relic to observe Dapr and it’s applications


Just recently I attended Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft’s annual flagship technology conference with a focus on cloud and developers. The key theme this year was around “Tech Intensity” that Satya also talked about on LinkedIn earlier this year. Here is a quote from the LinkedIn post: There are two aspects to tech intensity: First, every […]

Microsoft Ignite – Azure announcements and more








Background and Basics In a recent project engagement, we were assigned the job to migrate a COBOL-based mainframe application to a new environment. The core theme specifically for this project follows a re-hosting approach. The reasoning for this type of approach is agreed upon with the customer mainly due to […]

What the heck is a parser-combinator?


The path towards cloud-native applications is being adopted by more and more companies. For green-field applications this is a natural choice to architect your applications in a way so that they can be developed, deployed and operated in a cloud environment. This of course could mean on-prem, hybrid or public […]

Re-architect applications for the cloud




As I have mentioned in a previous post, I finally managed to deploy and run a custom application in SAP HANA Cloud Platform (HCP). The difficult part for me was not setting up the environment per se, but to solve all the source dependencies and unknowns around the platform’s prerequisites. […]

SAP HANA Cloud Platform – custom application deployment … lessons learned