Join us for a discussion about Internal Conferences with Matthew Skelton and Victoria Morgan-Smith - 28 Jan, 14:30 CET

    7 min read

    WTF Are Cloud Native Engineers (and What Do They Do)?

    WTF is a Cloud Native engineer? I have heard that question so many times I decided to write this post so I can send the link the next time somebody asks me that question.

    7 min read

    Magical Thinking and Cloud Native: or, WTF Are Coconut Headphones?

    When the Second World War broke out, the U.S. military arrived in the Melanesian Islands, northeast of Australia, to use the remote islands as transit depots for the supply of materials to aid their f...

    12 min read

    WTF Is the Future of Agile? (Spoiler Alert: Cloud Native)

    Agility is usually defined as the ability to ‘respond to change’. So it's worth looking at where the change drivers are in the value chain of the software delivery lifecycle:

    2 min read

    Isn't SRE Just DevOps?

    The truly Cloud Native way to work in teams, according to the Maturity Matrix, means SRE and DevOps. But what does that mean? You might be wondering, Isn’t SRE basically just DevOps?

    16 min read

    No, Really, Cloud Native Is About Culture, Not Containers

    For most of 2019 and 2020, I felt uneasy and slightly guilty about the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s definition of ‘Cloud Native’. The CNCF definition had a strong implication that you weren’t C...

    17 min read

    WTF Happens to Psychological Safety When the Pressure Is On?

    A child stands in the middle of a group of friends, eyes closed and falls backwards. In this game, the child will know and trust that someone will catch her. 

    7 min read

    Dealing with Docker Hub Rate Limiting

    Things shifted slightly in the Cloud Native world recently, when the Docker Hub turned on rate limiting. If you run a Kubernetes cluster, or make extensive use of Docker images, this is something you ...

    What's Next for Cloud Native?: an Engineers'  Roundtable

    The year 2020 would caution anyone against making bold predictions for the future. But Container Solutions engineers are always looking ahead anyway, so we asked some of them: WTF is next for Cloud Na...

    5 min read

    Training: the Cloud Native Way

    Organisations that want to disrupt the business market in which they operate, or at least steal a march on their competition, are increasingly recognising the importance of agility. It's no longer saf...