Ian Crosby

    Ian Crosby
    Ian Crosby is Chief Technology Officer at Container Solutions.

    Container Solutions expands to Canada

    At Container Solutions, we specialize in cloud native strategy and technologies. What that means practically is that on a day to day basis our engineers and consultants are working with organizations ...

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    Delivering Kubernetes Native Applications with Helm

    Last week, at the GOTO Conference Amsterdam, I gave a talk on how Kubernetes is in the process of crossing The Chasm. As in, the notable (and perilous) gap that exists in the Technology Adoption Lifec...

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    My Journey: From Engineer to Founder

    “The stuff that I used to play with in my free time is now what I do day to day.” --- Ian Crosby, aka Captain Canada: Container Solutions Engineer

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    Production Ready Ingress on Kubernetes

    I recently had an interesting project building a proof of concept for a cloud based platform. The PoC is composed of a few services, a message queue and a couple simple UIs. All the pieces are contain...

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    Securing Dynamic Environments in Kubernetes

    In my previous blog post we set up a Continuous Integration pipeline which created dynamic, ephemeral environments in Kubernetes. This was done exclusively using Kubernetes namespaces.

    Dynamic Environments with Kubernetes

    In this series of blog posts, I will highlight some strategies and tips when adopting Kubernetes. The goal is to provide practical examples based on usages of other companies who have already gone dow...

    Monitoring Kubernetes with DataDog

    Monitoring is a crucial part of any production application, and it’s importance is increasing as we move towards cloud native. For all the benefits of distributed, microservice applications, there are...

    Weather Predictions Straight from the Cloud

    Can a fleet of customized drones improve your daily commute? We recently connected with the Swiss meteorological gurus at Meteomatics who have developed specialized drones to collect and transmit weat...