Ian Miell

    Ian Miell
    Ian Miell is a Partner at Container Solutions.
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    At 50 Years Old, Is SQL Becoming a Niche Skill?

    SQL is turning 50 years old later this week 🎉 In your opinion, which are the best bits? Which are the worst? pic.twitter.com/aAB5emHuip — Jeremy Taylor (@refset) April 29, 2024

    OK Cloud, On-Prem is Alright

    As someone who has worked in software since 2001, and in the Cloud Native (containerisation and Kubernetes) space since 2013, I'm getting old enough to have seen trends come and go a few times. VMs ca...

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    Cloud Cost Management Part II - Quick Wins

    In the previous post we outlined and defined the three categories of cost management:

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    Introducing the Open Source Compliance Framework

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    Learn jq the Hard Way,Part IV: Pipes

    Introducing the KATE Stack

    At Container Solutions, one of our ‘bread and butter’ engagements is to help a software infrastructure team move from more traditional software delivery paradigms to Cloud Native ones.

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    Learn JQ the Hard Way, Part III - Filters

    Other Posts Part I Part II Simple Filters In this section we introduce the most-frequently used feature of jq: the filter. Filters allow you to reduce a given stream of JSON to another smaller, more r...

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    Cloud Cost Management Part I - Orientation

    As Cloud Native consultants, we often get asked about managing cloud costs. The business that doesn’t ever want to save money is a rare one indeed. However, what we have found is that in the Zero Inte...

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    Learn jq the Hard Way, Part II: The jq Command

    Introduction See Part I to get an introduction to this series, and a guide on the Hard Way method. In this post, we cover: What jq is Look at examples of it Introduce key terms Briefly look at its pla...