Matt Turner

Tech, mostly.

Blog

Software Networking and Interfaces

21 January 2019 | 1 minute

A tour of the many types of network interface on Linux Read »


Getting Started with Istio on Amazon EKS

24 August 2018

Learn what Istio is, how to install it on Amazon EKS, and take a quick tour of some features. Posted Externally »


Installing Windows 10 on a Dell XPS 15 (9560) using an external disk

25 February 2018 | 4 minutes

Installing Windows 10 on an external disk isn’t easy. Throw in new, laptop hardware and it’s a nightmare. Read »


Installing Ubuntu on a Dell XPS 15 (9560)

24 February 2018 | 5 minutes

How to install Ubuntu on a Dell XPS 15” (9560) Read »


Latching Mutations with GitOps

11 February 2018

A practical approach to following GitOps principles, while allowing for effective DR procedures and auditing Posted Externally »


A Spectrum of Mutability

11 October 2017

What should and shouldn’t be mutable in your infrastructure? Posted Externally »


Immutable Definitions

22 September 2017

Exploring a more precise definition of the term “Immutable” as it relates to cloud architecture Posted Externally »


Speaking

Upcoming


Why Is Istio That Shape?

22 May 2019 | Gluecon, Devner CO

Part network, part logging server, 100% distributed system. How do you build a service mesh? Info »


tbd Service Meshes

23 April 2019 | DevExpereince, Iași Romania

tbd Info »


Running Resilient Workloads with Istio

1 April 2019 | OpenInfra Days, London UK

tbd Info »


Service Mesh AMA

5 March 2019 | QCon, London UK

An ask-me-anything session about Service Meshes Info »


Delivered


Running Resilient Workloads with Istio

7 February 2019 | Cloud Native Wales, Cardiff UK

Running production-grade workloads on Istio takes configuration over and above the default install. In this talk I take you through how to get the best from your Service Mesh. Watch »


Intro to Istio

31 January 2019 | DevSecOps Meetup, London UK

An introduction to what Istio does and how it works, to support later talks on its security posture and threat modelling. Watch »


Do You Need a Service Mesh?

10 January 2019 | London DevOps, London UK

A high-level overview and critique of service meshes Watch »


Istio - The Packet's-Eye View

13 December 2018 | Kubecon, Seattle WA

Exploring Istio from the inside out by following one plucky little packet through the mesh Watch »


The Life of a Packet Through Istio - Deep dive

27 November 2018 | Devoxx, Marrakech Morocco

A 2-hour deep-dive tutorial on Istio with details of its internals Watch »


The Life of a Packet Through Istio - Deep dive

12 November 2018 | Devoxx, Antwerp Belgium

A 3-hour deep-dive tutorial on Istio with advanced use-cases and details of its internals Watch »


Multi-Cluster Routing - A Multi-Mesh Approach

1 October 2018 | Istio London, Capital One London UK

An explaination and demo of way to do cross-cluster trafic routing using multiple, isolated Istio meshes Watch »


The Life of a Packet Through Istio

26 September 2018 | Clound Native Conference, London UK

An in-depth exploration of the workings of Istio by following one packet through the whole mesh Watch »


Bash is Testing

20 September 2018 | DevOps Days, London UK

An irreverent look at conditionals in Bash Watch »


Do you need a Service Mesh?

4 September 2018 | FullStack Fest, Barcelona Spain

A high-level overview and critique of service meshes Watch »


Istio on Kubernetes

3 May 2018 | Kubecon Europe 2018, Copenhagen Denmark

A very brief introduction to running Istio on Kubernetes. Watch »


The Life of a Packet Through Istio

23 October 2017 | Istio London Meetup, Skyscanner London UK

An in-depth exploration of the workings of Istio by following one packet through the whole mesh Watch »


Fluency

26 April 2012 | ACCU Conference, Oxford UK

A lightning talk on why coders should write code not poetry. Watch »


An Introduction to Userspace Filesystem Development

25 April 2012 | ACCU Conference, Oxford UK

An in-depth introduction to writing userspace filesystem using FUSE Watch »


Staying Agile Into Maturity

29 March 2012 | DevWeek, London UK

A discussion of how to keep a software product Agile and responsive to customer needs, even with a mature codebase Watch »


Creating A Brand New Product Using Scrum And Agile Techniques

15 April 2011 | ACCU Conference, Oxford UK

An exploration of modern Scrum and Agile methods applied to a greenfield software project Watch »