Six Steps to Successful Cloud Native Migration (Part 2)

by Pini Reznik

Every time we guide another enterprise client onto the cloud, Container Solutions gains new experience and insights. We used this knowledge to refine the successful migration process into six steps. Previously, we examined each step in depth in “When is the WRONG time to use Kubernetes?”. We then returned to consider them again in conjunction with case studies from organisations, like the [...]

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Embracing Kubernetes Doesn’t Have to Mean OPERATING Kubernetes

by Pini Reznik

Microsoft’s initial version of Azure Container Service, its a Containers as a Service (CaaS), offered a choice of orchestration engines in the form of Mesosphere DC/OS, Docker Swarm, and Kubernetes. But none of them were truly managed, which meant that the customers had to maintain the environment including patching, upgrades, scaling, and managing the clusters. In many ways, Microsoft only [...]

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Six Steps to Successful Cloud Native Migration (Part 1)

by Pini Reznik

  Over the past three years Container Solutions has built experience by successfully guiding a range of enterprises into the cloud. Through experimentation and observation, we have distilled the practical process of successful cloud migration into six iterative steps. Some of these steps can occur in somewhat different order, but we have observed -- and some unfortunate enterprise [...]

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Building a Serverless cloud-native application from scratch

by Hamish Hutchings

I recently wrote a post on configuration management (Golang Configuration in 12 Factor Applications). It got me thinking about writing a series of posts about what is meant when we talk about a 'cloud native' application. So this is the beginning of a series on writing, from scratch, a cloud-native application. I am choosing a simple application so that the focus is more on the principles of [...]

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Cloud Native Maturity Matrix

by Pini Reznik

When an enterprise organisation looks to transform itself into a Cloud Native entity, the transformation must be firmly rooted in understanding. Too many companies see going to Cloud Native simply as going to Kubernetes. Blinders on, they see only the exciting new tech that everyone is buzzing about. But without understanding their own architecture, their own maintenance and delivery [...]

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