Riccardo Cefala

    Riccardo Cefala
    Riccardo Cefala is a lead Cloud Native engineer at Container Solutions.
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    MVP: You're Doing It Wrong

    Digital transformation projects carry an unresolved tension between speed of delivery and control. Arguably, the best environment for productivity requires a healthy balance of both. But such a balanc...

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    Answers to 11 Big Questions About Kubernetes Versioning

    One of the main drivers behind Kubernetes’ success is the ability to manage containerised workloads and services by specifying a declarative configuration and letting the system make it happen. This e...

    Microservices for Managers: Part 1, System Thinking

    For consumers, the speed of technological progress is magical, because of what’s suddenly become possible: self-driving cars, same-day delivery, movies and television shows streamed to us anywhere, an...

    Microservices for Managers: Part 2, Amplify Feedback Loops

    As I described in my previous blog post on the key principles to guide a microservices project, the efficiency of the value chain determines costs, affects profit, and ultimately decides whether a bus...

    Microservices for Managers: Part 3, a Culture of Experimentation and Learning

    In my previous two blog posts, I explored two principles that are at the heart of DevOps: systems thinking and amplifying feedback loops. In this post, we’ll discuss the third and final principle, a c...

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    Cloud Services for your Kubernetes Applications

    I’ve been playing around with the Kubernetes Service Catalog and in this blog post, I’d like to share some of the fun. First things first: what is this Service Catalog thing? Here’s what the documenta...

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    My Journey: Exploring the Cloud

    “You’ve got to have a balance between theory, design and making stuff happen.” --- Riccardo M. Cefala, aka Captain Keepin’ Cool: CS Cloud Native Engineer

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    Kubernetes Beyond Hello World

    If you are a little like me, chances are you get bored of ‘Hello World!’ examples quite quickly. When it comes to Kubernetes, the typical introductory article goes like this: