June 09, 2020
Podcast - Is Envoy a Service Mesh or a Platform?
Join Matt Klein, Lyft and Cornelia Davis, Weaveworks as they discuss the history of Envoy, how it was originally an API gateway and how it differs from a purpose-built service mesh.
February 20, 2020
Four Pitfalls to Watch for when Migrating to the Cloud
Migrating an on-premises data center to cloud-based infrastructure is trickier than it seems. This post explains what the most common pitfalls are that can get in the way of achieving a successful cloud migration.
January 23, 2020
GitOps and Cluster API: Multi-cluster Manager
In a previous post we introduced the combination of Flux and the Cluster API to enable cluster management with GitOps. But what happens if you are building a large multi-cloud and/or hybrid platform?This post introduces an advanced deployment pattern for managing multiple clusters.
January 07, 2020
How Kubernetes Helps Solve Cloud Complexity
Deploying to the cloud requires an understanding of the implications of cloud native. Even though Kubernetes and other cloud native technologies come with a learning curve, in the long run they reduce complexity not add to it. Learn the key Kubernetes concepts you need to know to get there.
November 19, 2019
Why Enterprise is Migrating to the Cloud
If you're considering moving your IT operations to the public cloud, you should consider the basic issues, the costs, and the benefits. This post talks about cost savings and associated benefits of moving a typical in-house IT operation to the cloud.
November 05, 2019
Implementation Strategies for Multicloud Kubernetes
Organizations that find themselves in this new world of multiple-container platforms face a number of new challenges because of the inherent complexity of multicloud. Going the multicloud way requires a deliberate implementation strategy. Find out more in the blog.
October 31, 2019
Requirements for Managing Multicloud Kubernetes
Enterprises are choosing to use multiple cloud providers to run their applications with Kubernetes as the clear leader in multicloud container deployments. But a multicloud Kubernetes configuration has unique requirements.
October 15, 2019
Why You Need a Multicloud Strategy?
The cloud is not just about purchasing computing power; it is a way of facilitating new, and more efficient business models. Often the first move is to create a "hybrid cloud" approach. Although this allows for organizations to have greater flexibility and more deployment options, it can be more expensive to maintain than multicloud.
October 07, 2019
Firekube - Fast and Secure Kubernetes Clusters Using Weave Ignite
Weave Firekube is a new open source Kubernetes distribution that enables secure clouds anywhere. Firekube uses Weave Ignite to run Kubernetes on Firecracker. It pulls everything from Git and boots up a secure cluster in 2.5 minutes.
June 25, 2019
Application Checklist for Kubernetes
Find out what the best practices are for running applications in Kubernetes with this convenient application checklist.
April 18, 2019
Resilient Apps with Liveness and Readiness Probes in Kubernetes
Learn how you can use Kubernetes built-in liveness and readiness probes to manage and control the health of your applications.
April 11, 2019
Container Design Patterns for Kubernetes - Part 1
Find out how design patterns make both your application and your developers more efficient, reducing overhead and allowing you to reuse proven architectures and containers across your applications.
January 17, 2019
Kubernetes Pod Resource Limitations and Quality of Service
Keep your workloads running efficiently in Kubernetes by correctly setting the request and limits on your deployments as well as the appropriate Quality of Service classes for your pods.
January 15, 2019
Managing Secrets in Kubernetes
Learn how to separate code from configuration in Kubernetes and Kubernetes secrets management tips in this post.
December 11, 2018
Best Practices for Designing and Building Containers for Kubernetes
Pods are fundamental to Kubernetes orchestration. Understanding how to design and optimize pods for Kubernetes is the first step towards creating a secure, stable, and efficient service in Kubernetes.
November 29, 2018
AWS and Kubernetes Networking Options and Trade-offs - Part 3
In this instalment of Kubernetes networking on AWS, Mark Ramm, goes through the pros, cons and tradeoffs between VPC native networking vs implementing the VPC CNI plugin.
November 28, 2018
AWS Networking Overview - Part 2
In part 2, learn how AWS implements Kubernetes networking and why you need to set up and configure Virtual Private Networks.
November 26, 2018
Introduction to Kubernetes Pod Networking - Part 1
In this three part series, we deep dive into the Kubernetes Pod networking options on Amazon, and provide some guidance on the trade-offs involved in selecting a particular Kubernetes Network technology for your cluster on Amazon.
July 11, 2018
Getting Started with the OpenFaaS Kubernetes Operator on EKS
The OpenFaaS team recently released a Kubernetes operator for OpenFaaS. The OpenFaaS Operator can be run with OpenFaaS on any Kubernetes service, in this post I will show you step-by-step instructions on how to deploy to Amazon's managed Kubernetes service (EKS).