‘Container Solutions’ may, depending on your perspective, may be a misnomer. If you peel back the lid on our company, you see that we work at the intersection of containers, cloud infrastructure and rapid development. Why here? What is the relationship between these three things? And importantly, where … Read more
Author: Jamie Dobson
Companies who adopt Cloud Native technologies and principles sooner or later (often sooner) bump into Day 2 problems. This is not because the tooling is bad but rather the opposite – the tooling is excellent. This means that it’s easy to get started with and therefore easy to … Read more
Most forward-thinking retailers have an ecommerce side to their business. Offering products for sale online opens up their business to new target markets, extends their reach, increases their revenue and increases their profit.
However, consumer demand has moved on from simply expecting the choice between buying online or … Read more
In the first post in this series, my colleague Anne Currie said that cloud native was about speed, scale and costs. We discovered that cloud native helps you get your ideas to market quickly; that cloud native helps you scale as more users consume your services; and that … Read more
LONDON — 21 March 2017 — Anne Currie and Container Solutions to join forces to further their aim of helping SMEs and Enterprises reap the benefits of Cloud Native.
Anne Currie will be working with Container Solutions on a public project to encapsulate the current state of Cloud Native … Read more
This article first appeared on DevopsOnline.
In their epic book, Creating a Learning Society, Stiglitz and Greenwald note that it serves companies well to maintain secrecy. This gives them competitive advantage. However, from society’s viewpoint, they say, “it is desirable that knowledge, once created, be transmitted as broadly … Read more
People who come to work at Container Solutions don’t necessarily come for the technologies we use, although they are cool, but rather because of our culture. So what is our culture?
When your strategy is based upon a market that is not yet fully developed, you are by … Read more
I am just back from ContainerSummit where I was working with Casey Bisson from Joyent. We got talking about how things can work on one machine but not on another, say, in production. This is known as the ‘it worked on my machine’ problem. However, with a … Read more
In England we say that as you get older you become politically more Conservative. Winston Churchill said “If you’re not left wing when you’re 17, you’ve got no heart. If you’re not right wing by the time you’re 50 you’ve got no brain.” The reason? I used to think … Read more
Yesterday a Git user called David (dvonthenen) created a pull request that added external volumes to our ELK framework. This seems like an extremely valuable addition to our work. As David says in the pull request, upon failure, the system will ‘reattach the volumes and continue where it … Read more