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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Application Checklist for Kubernetes

Find out what the best practices are for running applications in Kubernetes with this convenient application checklist.

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.

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.

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.

Managing Secrets in Kubernetes

In this post, we continue our discussion on how to separate code from configuration in Kubernetes and learn the different ways you can manage Kubernetes secrets.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).