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Architecture

Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 1)

Developers all around the world adopt one or more topics that together form the 12 Factor App principles. They already changed the way they build their software. Since this has great advantages in the cloud-native ecosystem, those companies they work for manage to push features faster and more reliable....

8 Best Practices to Improve Your Kubernetes Deployments

Kubernetes is all about simplifying deployments. However, if not managed well, bad deployments can result in downtime, and a bad user experience. In this article, we look at 8 best practices to follow when deploying an application using Kubernetes. 1. Ensure Pods are Highly Available High Availability of pods is about...

What is NAS and why you should backup your NAS data

Network-Attached Storage (NAS) is a dedicated file storage system that contains one or more storage drives for multiple users to collaborate. It is designed to handle unstructured data, including media storage for personal use, a backup server for a small business, or an unstructured data management tool for larger...

How does Crossplane leverage Kubernetes CRDs to simplify DevOps?

As cloud-based automation has become popular, discussions about Terraform, Helm, and Pulumi have become common. With Kubernetes rising in adoption, how do you automate the lifecycle of a cloud-native application? How can it be done at scale keeping in mind all the complexity of today’s DevOps teams? To connect...

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...