Brendan Kamp

Brendan Kamp
Brendan Kamp is a Cloud Native consultant at Container Solutions.

Blog Posts

How We Applied GitOps in a Regulated-Sector Company

Apr 21, 2020 by Brendan Kamp

Working as a consultant in the IT industry, sometimes you get a project that you get very excited about. I recently had this opportunity. At first glance, this company might appear to be a very difficult place for a modern developer/DevOps engineer to work. It’s a large corporation, subject to a lot of regulation and bureaucracy. But it has something special going for it: Its leaders are open to change.

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Using Helm and Kustomize to Build More Declarative Kubernetes Workloads

Oct 8, 2019 by Brendan Kamp

With declarative infrastructure, what you define is what gets set up on your system. When software engineers use Helm, the package manager for Kubernetes, in building a Cloud Native system, they tend to believe that specifying a value.yaml file is being ‘declarative.’

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The Five Stages of Transformation: The Cloud Native Emotions

May 17, 2019 by Brendan Kamp

Whenever I start working with a new client -- no matter who it is or what business they’re in -- there is one thing that happens every time. Without failure, the moment comes where someone will look you dead in the eyes and tell you about this single unique problem that they have, that nobody before them has ever experienced, much less solved.

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