Welcome to the online home of David Dawson

I am a freelance systems architect and software engineer specialising in Microservices, high performance systems and IoT.

I founded the London Microservices User Group (2.5k members)

I created the Muon open source Microservice platform

I am available to hire

Recent Articles and Talks

February 28, 2017

Building a deploy environment on AWS- Experiments with Rancher and Kubernetes

Rancher is an orchestrator of orchestration for containerised systems. I needed to upgrade my systems management to be more automated and robust, Rancher seemed a good option due to the flexibility. In this blog, I document some experiences with the tool/

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February 22, 2017

Muon Developer Diary

Regular developer diary for the Muon project. This entry focuses on the Muon project as a whole, covering the various repositories and how they relate. Updates include Photon and event stores.

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February 21, 2017

Introducing Muon

Introduction to the Muon project, it's goals, aspirations and getting started. Muon is a system for building distributed systems well, including Microservices. It enables the use of many design styles, such as DDD and Reactive and covers language libraries, infrastructure integration and a set of functional services for you to use in production.

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February 04, 2017

Shutting down Simplicity Itself

I have run a consultancy, Simplicity Itself, for the past 5 years. It's now time to end that and start in a new direction. Read for why I did this and some of my thoughts on consulting.

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