Jinna Balu

Jinna Balu

Software Engineer - Practicing Natural Farming

  • Platform Engineer @Wisestep, maintaining polyglot persistence
  • Elasticsearch fine tuning for better indexing, querying and scaling up or down to any number of nodes with confidence
  • Observability Driven Development with Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Beats
  • Monitoring with Zabbix, Grafana, Prometheus, CAdvisor, Nodeexporter, Alert Manager
  • Docker, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Cloud Computing, Architecting, and Best Practices, Agile methodologies
  • Nginx for Reverse Proxy, Load Balancing and Achieve Zero downtime
  • Polyglot Persistence with Java, Angular, AngularJs, Python, Elasticsearch(Primary Data Store), Kafka, Cassandra
  • Cloud & Container technology enthusiast. Worked with Docker, AWS, Digital Ocean
  • Containerized possible technologies
  • CICD - Bitbucket Pipeline and Jenkins Pipeline, Gitlab CICD, Github Actions
  • Distributed Cluster Management - Redis, Casandra, Elasticsearch, Kafka, MongoDB
  • I am a Seeds conservator, and researching on plant's morphology other than what I learned from my parents

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Application Development and Operations


Create | Containerise | Observe | Monitor | Analyse | Act | Ship

Me as a Platform Engineer I have gone through all the areas of the application. I will cover my experience as a blog covering create application with scaffolding tools and configuration for deploying apps as container I also provide configurations for Observability Driven Development, for the security and performance

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Docker Volumes - Persistence

Container uses and generates data folders that are available for the container but not to the host machine. When the container gets restarted or crashed the data generated inside is...

Elasticsearch Disk Space is too low

Fix the FORBIDDEN Read-Only / Allow Delete Error for Elasticsearch API Requests

Elasticsearch System Configuration

Fix the FORBIDDEN Read-Only / Allow Delete Error for Elasticsearch API Requests

Trigger a Build in Jenkins using Bitbucket Hooks

How to build when a change is pushed to Bitbucket? Trigger a Build/Job in jenkins when chnages pushed to Bitbucket? How to Automate Build process when changes pushed to Bitbucket?...

Cassandra Architecture

Apache Cassandra is an open source distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure....