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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A Week of the Life of Container Solutions… In Tweets

Alternative Text by Jamie Dobson

For those of you who would like to work at Container Solutions, we figured it might be nice to give you a rundown on what a week looks like. Sunday We started this week early, on Sunday, with a hardware hackathon in our Amsterdam office. https://twitter.com/Chimney42/status/1000640882721411072 We get involved in a lot of events and initiatives like this and we create the space and [...]

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Image Management & Mutability in Docker and Kubernetes

by Adrian Mouat

Kubernetes is a fantastic tool for building large containerised software systems in a manner that is both resilient and scalable. But the architecture and design of Kubernetes has evolved over time, and there are some areas that could do with tweaking or rethinking. This post digs into some issues related to how image tags are handled in Kubernetes and how they are treated differently in plain [...]

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Golang Configuration in 12 Factor Applications

by Hamish Hutchings

I have been working on a Go project for the past couple of months, I have found the language pleasant to use and the tooling has been pretty impressive. I am not going to talk about this though, I am more interested in how to build out a 12 Factor app in Golang. I won’t go into detail in this post on the 12 factors. But if you would like to know more the following (https://12factor.net/) [...]

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