Mark Dand

#SwarmWeek: SA Homes Loans Trusts Docker Datacenter with Embedded Swarm To Enable Microservices and Portability

SA Home Loans is a mortgage finance provider dedicated to dedicated purpose: to offer our customers the best in every service – from origination and credit approval through to registration and ongoing loan servicing. The company was launched to South African home owners in February 1999 and in these short years, have grown to become the country’s fifth largest home loans provider. Software is a key tool that our employees use to facilitate these great services to our customers. Recently we made a conscious decision to adopt a microservices architecture, to give us more flexibility and agility in development and deployments. We decided on Docker as our preferred platform, as containerizing our .NET services would allow them to be immutable and easily transferable across our development to deployment pipeline. We soon realised that we had the potential to have over Continue reading…