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Migration to Kubernetes – the process, pitfalls, and success

Migration to Kubernetes – the process, pitfalls, and success

Migration to Kubernetes – the process, pitfalls, and successJust ask George R.R. Martin: the hardest thing when starting to write a book is the inertia of the beginning – what are the first words of the first page? The same roadblock applies when you decide to migrate...

Kubernetes Day-2 Operations

Kubernetes Day-2 Operations

Kubernetes Day-2 Operations - Part II: Dynamic Parameters, Kubernetes Cluster Bootstrapping & Kubernetes RBACIn the part-1 of this series, we covered 3 Kubernetes pain points Manifest Management, Application Lifecycle Update, and Volume Management. In this 2nd part, I...

The impact of Kubernetes on development

The impact of Kubernetes on development

The impact of Kubernetes on developmentChant the word “Kubernetes” a couple of times while passing a lobby of developers, operators, IT managers, or even tech-savvy marketers and CEOs, and you will have their unwarranted attention. Repeat Kubernetes in your startup...

The Node.js Developer’s Guide To Kubernetes – Part II

The Node.js Developer’s Guide To Kubernetes – Part II

The Node.js Developer's Guide To Kubernetes - Part IIIn the previous post of this series, we have seen how to create a local Docker development environment, powered by Docker Compose. We learned why it’s recommended to run the same stack for production workloads. We...

The Node.js Developer’s Guide To Kubernetes – Part I

The Node.js Developer’s Guide To Kubernetes – Part I

The Node.js Developer's Guide To Kubernetes - Part IOverviewIn this step by step blog post, that illustrates how to integrate Node.js applications with Docker and run them in Kubernetes clusters, we will cover the following topics: Dockerizing an existing Node.js...

Kubernetes 101 Part 1/4: Architecture overview

Kubernetes 101 Part 1/4: Architecture overview

Kubernetes 101 Part 1/4: Architecture overviewOverviewKubernetes is a powerful set of DevOps tools that helps you deploy your code in a reliable, scalable way. You’ve probably already heard of Kubernetes, along with associated technologies such as containers and...

Kubernetes 101 Part 2/4: Containers vs Pods

Kubernetes 101 Part 2/4: Containers vs Pods

Kubernetes 101 Part 2/4: Containers vs PodsOverviewWe’ve already seen how Kubernetes allows you to build scalable distributed applications by allocating work to different worker nodes in your Kubernetes cluster. But how do you define work? And how do you ensure that...

Kubernetes Deployment

Kubernetes Deployment

Kubernetes 101 Part 4/4: How to create Kubernetes deploymentsOverview In this tutorial, we’re going to discuss deployment. Once you've set up a cluster and built a container, the next step is to deploy. So how do you actually get your code up and running? Moreover,...

The Urgent Need for Cloud-Based Development

The Urgent Need for Cloud-Based Development

The Urgent Need for Cloud-Based DevelopmentModern tools and patterns can significantly reduce the time it takes to get started with a working software delivery pipeline. While minikube and other similar tools are excellent tools to target a simple deployment pipeline...

What is the Most Developer Friendly Way to Run Kubernetes?

What is the Most Developer Friendly Way to Run Kubernetes?

What is the Most Developer Friendly Way to Run Kubernetes?DIY Kubernetes deployments, while cheaper (at least they pretend to be), can causecatastrophes at the time of production if you were not careful enough. Imagine the HRMS youdeveloped for an upcoming start-up...

The Hidden Costs of Kubernetes

The Hidden Costs of Kubernetes

The Hidden Costs of KubernetesThe advantages of cloud-native architecture are well-known by now. You get the scalability of the cloud along with the business rewards of an elastic architecture. One thing that often gets lost in the mix, however, is the productivity...

Kubernetes State Of The Union — KubeCon 2019, San Diego

Kubernetes State Of The Union — KubeCon 2019, San Diego

Kubernetes State Of The Union — KubeCon 2019, San Diego I have to confess that I love technical conferences, and KubeCon  is fast becoming my favorite. It is still just the right size — not too small and not too big. I feel inspired to be surrounded by thousands of...

Microservices Orchestration With Kubernetes

Microservices Orchestration With Kubernetes

Microservices Orchestration With Kubernetes In our last post, we discussed the recent trend towards microservices, and some of the complications that can arise as part of a microservices-based architecture. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be diving deeper into that...

Kubernetes Microservices Mesh – Part I

Kubernetes Microservices Mesh – Part I

Microservices Mesh – Part I If you’ve been following the trends in distributed and cloud architectures over the past few years, you’ve likely heard a lot about microservices. Since their introduction a few years ago, they’ve slowly started taking over the conversation...

Kubernetes Microservices Mesh – Part II

Kubernetes Microservices Mesh – Part II

Microservices Mesh – Part II – Istio Basics Setting up a basic microservice in Kubernetes is deceptively simple. In our last article, we showed how easy it is to get off the ground using containers. We built a simple Docker image, deployed it using Kubernetes, and...

Kubernetes Microservices Mesh – Part III

Kubernetes Microservices Mesh – Part III

Microservices Mesh – Part III – Istio Advanced This is the fourth in a series of blogs — Kubernetes and Microservices Mesh. In our last article, we went over the basics of Istio and saw how useful it can be for setting up and managing more complicated cloud...