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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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, … Read more
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 … Read more
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.
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
The main reason most enterprises want to move to the cloud can be explained in two words: product velocity.
There are myriad benefits to Cloud Native computing, from lower hosting costs to reduced infrastructure complexity and increased scalability. All of these are good things, of course — … Read more
Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced the Kubernetes Training Partner (KTP) program. The KTP is an extension of the Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP) program that includes a special tier of providers who have deep experience creating and delivering cloud native training. Container Solutions are proud … Read more