Securing Dynamic Environments in Kubernetes

In my previous blog post we set up a Continuous Integration pipeline which created dynamic, ephemeral environments in Kubernetes. This was done exclusively using Kubernetes namespaces. As mentioned in the previous post this solution leaves some holes, specifically around security. There are some basic questions which quickly arise: How do I ensure that my CI … Continued

Dynamic Environments with Kubernetes

In this series of blog posts, I will highlight some strategies and tips when adopting Kubernetes. The goal is to provide practical examples based on usages of other companies who have already gone down this road. — When adopting a new technology, such as Kubernetes, we often plug it in, use the basic features, and … Continued

Monitoring Kubernetes with DataDog

Monitoring is a crucial part of any production application, and it’s importance is increasing as we move towards cloud native. For all the benefits of distributed, microservice applications, there are challenges which come along as well. The complexity of the system has increased considerably. The number of pieces involved (applications, datastores, services, etc) has multiplied, … Continued

Weather Predictions Straight from the Cloud

Can a fleet of customized drones improve your daily commute? We recently connected with the Swiss meteorological gurus at Meteomatics who have developed specialized drones to collect and transmit weather data. We teamed up with them to find out the benefits of their new technology and what sort of issues it might be able to solve. … Continued