Shadow IT

Coming out of the dark – what is shadow IT and how to deal...

Everyone who works in a large organization knows it: there are (probably) a lot of IT projects that are not officially sanctioned. Although not a new phenomenon, it is important to...
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...
F5 Container Ingress Services

F5 Container Ingress Services blends BIG-IP with cloud-native workloads

In this final installment of our Amazic World series sponsored by F5, we’re looking at F5’s continued investments in datacenter security for container deployments using F5 Container Ingress Services. This is post...
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...
VMware vSphere with Tanzu is the simplest implementation of Kubernetes

VMware vSphere with Tanzu is the simplest implementation of Kubernetes

While we have had capabilities to run Kubernetes on vSphere for a while now with VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid on VMware Cloud Foundation, I've argued in the past (listen to this CTO...
F5 NGINX Ingress Controller and App Protect in a cloud native container world

F5 NGINX Ingress Controller and App Protect in a cloud-native, container world

In this post in our series of F5’s application services, we’re looking at how F5 and specifically NGINX help application development and DevOps teams, with features like the NGINX Ingress Controller...
Infrastructure inflexibility is wasting Kubernetes potential

Infrastructure inflexibility is wasting Kubernetes’ potential

At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 Virtual, the CNCF and its members talked about the adoption of cloud-native technologies. As Kubernetes is approaching version 1.19, the technology is starting to mature,...
Control plane

What is a Service Mesh and why do you need it?

Probably not a surprise for anyone in the DevOps world: monoliths are becoming microservices. However, new challenges arise. How to split them up based on business domains? When to separate the...