A Monolith is a Burning Platform

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“The vast majority of enterprises we have encountered now using microservices got there by evolving their monolith -- not replacing it.” Monoliths gained popularity because they were safe: easy to build, easy to operate, and secure. They were in fact the way software was built for a fairly long time. But the way we build things is changing fast. A monolith is not a good platform for [...]

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Structure is Not Enough; Or, Why People Matter

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  This is part three in a series of blogs about strategy and Cloud Native. The second part is here. From Basic to Build Automation Like many others my age, when I was a child I had access to a computer called the BBC. The BBC landed in our laps through the most tragic of circumstances. A man called Christopher Evans, a psychologist who developed an interest in computer science, died [...]

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Best of CS 2018: Kubernetes

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  Time for the Kubernetes edition of our look back at the best Container Solutions blog posts of 2018!   CS is a Kubernetes Certified Service Provider, and in May 2018 we also became certified Kubernetes Training Partners. This status was given to just six providers recognized for deep experience creating and delivering Cloud Native training. Education and training are a key [...]

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Best of 2018: How To Be a Cloud Native Company

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You will hear us say this over and over, but Cloud Native is much more than just adopting cloud technologies. Whether transforming an existing organisation or building a startup from scratch, success depends as much on a company’s culture and leadership as it does on choosing the best tech. As we help guide enterprises through custom cloud migrations, Container Solutions staff have [...]

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Best of 2018: Cloud Native Patterns

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This past year has been one of enormous and exciting growth for Container Solutions in just about every possible area. Lots of very talented people joined us in the work of guiding companies through intelligent, made-to-measure Cloud Native migrations. One of these major steps was our CTO Pini Reznik’s work toward establishing a Cloud Native patterns language. Four years ago, when [...]

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