EP4: Architects Take On Platform Engineering

EP4: Architects Take On Platform Engineering

Oct 16, 2023

Join us for another episode of the ‘Discovering the Architecture Middle Path’ podcast. In this episode, our hosts Sanjiva and Asanka explore platform engineering, breaking down the buzz around platforms and delving into the architectural aspects that make them strong and scalable. Drawing from their hands-on experience, they discuss the relationship between architecture and engineering within platforms, covering concepts like modularity, microservices, and event-driven design. They also touch on important factors such as security and scalability. Whether you're an aspiring architect or an experienced engineer, gain practical insights to build or refine your platforms for the future.

0:00 - Introduction

  1. 24 - Defining the Concept of a Platform
  2. 39 - The Importance of Platform Engineering
  3. 08 - Architectural Thinking in Platform Design
  4. 08 - Importance of APIs in Platform Engineering
  5. 9:52 - The Need for Autonomy and Self-Service
  6. 52 - The Role of Modularity in Platform Architecture
  7. 08 - Wrap Up

Sanjiva Weerawarana
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanjivaweerawarana/
Twitter: @sanjiva
Medium: https://medium.com/@sanjiva.weerawarana

Asanka Abeysinghe
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asankaabeysinghe
Twitter: @asankama
Blog: https://blog.architect2architect.com/
Medium: https://asankama.medium.com/