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Container Platform

A container platform is a way of deploying, running and managing containers. It consists of a container engine, deployment tooling and various management, security and monitoring tools and features. Popular containers platforms are Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and OpenShift, as well as managed services from Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes is now GA

HashiCorp has moved to production the Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes in Terraform Cloud. This product was first announced in March 2020 as an alpha product. At the time they stated...
GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps

GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps?

There is a new kid on the block, and I am not talking about a collaboration with the Backstreet Boys here. DevOps has a new buzz word and that word is...
Styra is Open Policy Agent’s big, enterprise brother for policy-as-code

Styra is Open Policy Agent’s big, enterprise brother for policy-as-code

Developers have more access to, and control over, compute resources than ever. Public cloud, infrastructure-as-code and cloud-native development and consumption models are great accelerators of what developers can achieve in short...
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Empowering development teams to make the most of Kubernetes’ potential

Kubernetes infrastructure is democratizing and commoditizing container platforms for software developers, serving as the core for modern, cloud-native applications. Its standard APIs and the standardized container image format it uses to ensure...
What’s new with Hashicorp Nomad 1.0

What’s new with Hashicorp Nomad 1.0?

On the 8th of December 2020, Nomad came of age, reaching the venerable milestone of 1.0. Nomad is a simple and flexible workload orchestrator to deploy and manage containers and non-containerized...

Why the PX-Backup container-native approach is crucial for data protection

Containers are very different than virtual machines. The more prescriptive way containers store data forces admins and developers to put more thought into which data goes where. It also means traditional...
How Kubernetes is changing the divide between Dev and Ops

How Kubernetes is changing the divide between Dev and Ops

Kubernetes is changing the divide between operations and development. Where traditionally, provisioning and managing infrastructure was a task exclusive to IT Operations, Kubernetes is shifting infrastructure towards developers. Even though public...

Otomi avoids Technical Debt for Kubernetes platforms

Getting started with Kubernetes is a daunting endeavor, but a necessary one. For most organizations, it’s about digital transformation in the marketplace, where digital products and services are becoming the norm....
Building out a Kubernetes cluster with Terraform

Building out a Kubernetes cluster with Terraform

If you remember back to our last article in the series, the boss had just had an epiphany and decided that our perfectly functional LAMP stack was not resilient enough and...
How F5 tackles multi-cloud complexity

How F5 tackles multi-cloud complexity

Multi-cloud is often referred to as a solution to cloud vendor lock-in. While this is certainly true, this is not the only or the most important advantage of a multi-cloud strategy. This...