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Architecture

Tech conferences are back – what’s in it for you?

After more than two years, the tech conferences in Europe and elsewhere are back. Some of them still have some kind of Corona-related restrictions based on the rules and regulations in the country in which they take place. Others don't put so many restrictions in place and welcome everyone....

Can you manage multi-cloud Kubernetes from one place? Mirantis says ‘Yes!’

Kubernetes helps manage containerized applications at scale by distributing application workloads across clusters. This system is used to deploy and manage cloud-native applications whether it's on on-premise infrastructure or in the cloud. Kubernetes is used to turn a collection of physical or virtual servers into a platform that hosts...

Useful tips and tools to debug your Kubernetes workloads

Kubernetes is the most popular container orchestrator to run cloud-native applications. It acts as a bridge between traditional Virtual Machines and serverless technology. Developers learn to build, package, and actually operate their applications. Security experts help to secure them. These disciplines form the heart of a DevSecOps team. Despite...

The platform model and why it’s gaining traction with cloud architects

Time to market has considerably reduced in the age of DevOps and CI/CD. The IT world isn’t what it used to be. Today, organizations invest in various tools and services to help developers deliver software better and quicker than before. Service provisioning cannot be left in the dark ages...

The importance of context for Kubernetes and how an IDE can provide this

Kubernetes has been the talk of the town for a while now. And why wouldn't it be? The past two years have seen a rapid migration of workloads to containerized environments at exponential scales. Against this backdrop, the significance of container orchestration tools like Kubernetes has grown rapidly. But...

Containers are the new Virtual Machines

There are still people in organizations that need to understand what a container is. And what the main benefits of container technology are. Although the concept is pretty old and the most famous container software (Docker) saw the light nearly a decade ago, this still holds true. Sometimes technical...

Stork’s approach to Kubernetes storage and why it matters

Stork, a cloud-native Storage Orchestrator Runtime scheduler plugin created by Portworx is an open-source project that uses Kubernetes' extensibility to allow DevOps teams to efficiently run stateful applications like queues, databases, and key-value stores on Kubernetes. Stork allows stateful applications to take advantage of scheduler extenders to enjoy the benefits...

Marking sensitive data – here’s how

Companies that process information should classify their data assets to distinguish mission-critical data and publicly available data. Sensitive data requires better protection in terms of access control, storage, transfer, destruction, etc. This is true for organizations that primarily run in the cloud but also for the ones that operate...

4 ways to cut your cloud bills in half

The cloud began as a lucrative project and although it has been quite economical, maintaining a cloud account can get rather expensive. Servers are expensive and so are the chunky internet connections required for the servers to flourish. Additionally, there are numerous challenges when it comes to maintaining a...

How Kubernetes won the big data analytics war

KubeCon co-chair and Senior Software Engineer at Google, Janet Kuo was quoted stating “it’s all of the solutions and extensions that expand from Kubernetes that will dramatically change the world as we know it.” Kubernetes has a number of extensions like CRDs that extend the Kubernetes API to include...