Michelle Gienow

Michelle Gienow
Michelle Gienow is Muse/Content Team Lead at Container Solutions.

Blog Posts

Best of 2019: Our Engineers on Tech

Dec 31, 2019 by Michelle Gienow

Some of the best Cloud Native engineers in the world work for Container Solutions (yes, we’re biased, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true).

Besides helping client companies like Shell, Adidas, and FiduciaGAD (the largest IT services provider for banks in Germany) with their Cloud Native transformations, our engineers are actively moving the technology forward by creating and contributing to open-source projects, and by organising and.

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Best of 2019: The Human Factor in Cloud Native

Dec 23, 2019 by Michelle Gienow

As we close out the final days of 2019, the Container Solutions teams pause to take a look back at our accomplishments over the past year. It’s a built-in part of our process: following the Hermes strategic execution framework, created by our chief executive officer, Jamie Dobson, means that we take regular breaks to reflect upon our progress. The insights and realisations (sometimes uncomfortable ones, if we happen to be falling short.

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Container Solutions’ New Book Is Out! Here’s Why We Wrote It.

Dec 12, 2019 by Michelle Gienow

It is with great pride, and no small measure of relief, that we announce the publication of our new book from O’Reilly Media. As of this week, copies of ‘Cloud Native Transformation: Practical Patterns for Innovation’ are available for digital download, though if you prefer the analog version those won’t be available until 24 December. (Apologies if that messes up your holiday gift list. In the meantime, you can get a free excerpt here).

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A Glossary Of Cloud Native Terms

Nov 4, 2019 by Michelle Gienow

We need to talk.

No, really—one of the hardest parts of wrapping your head around the complexities of CloudNative is getting a handle on all the lingo. Containers, microservices, and orchestration, oh my! When Container Solutions staff meet with clients, we often find that the best place to begin is with a quick Cloud Native 101 to make sure we are all talking about the same things in the same way.

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A Monolith Is a Burning Platform

Feb 25, 2019 by Michelle Gienow

Monoliths gained popularity because they were safe: easy to build, easy to operate, and secure. They were in fact the way software was built for a fairly long time. But the way we build things is changing fast.

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