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    KubeCon by Train

    Attending KubeCon in Valencia, Spain this year I was thrilled to find exactly the kind of tech community I hoped for; open, fun and fired up by open source. It was great to see the buzz around the Co...

    WTF is a Service Mesh?

    WTF is a Service Mesh? A Service Mesh is a system that carries the requests and responses that microservices send each other. This traffic ultimately travels from Pod to Pod the same way it always has...

    Podcast: Manuel Pais on Using Team Topologies Patterns for Remote Working

    Charles Humble talks to Team Topologies co-author Manuel Pais. They discuss how the rapid adoption of Team Topologies may be being driven by companies seeking a new competitive advantage as DevOps and...

    Why Are Enterprises So Slow?

    In this article I want to explain a few things about enterprises and their software, based on my experiences, and also describe what needs to be in place to make change come about. Have you ever found...

    Cloud Native in Pharma and Banking: High Levels of Regulation ≠ Low Levels of Innovation

    It’s not enough just being agile. Developers and software engineers have spent years striving for freedom, in the tools they use, in the ways they apply them, and in the ways they innovate and seek to...

    How the World’s Most Valuable Insurance Firm Takes a Cloud Native Approach

    Allianz Direct is the European direct to customer arm of the world’s most valuable insurance brand. Regulated by the German, Dutch, Spanish and Italian authorities, it has taken advantage of a step ch...

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    What SRE Teams Can Learn from Business Continuity and Vice Versa

    Keeping our software up and running isn’t so different from keeping our organisations functional. We can learn from each other and use the same techniques.

    Enabling and Maintaining a Resilient Culture

    Perhaps unsurprisingly, the topic of resilience is something that’s been explored and discussed a lot lately. Early in the pandemic, Container Solutions’ co-founder Pini Reznik published a free eBook ...

    Pursuing Organisational Resilience in Times of Radical Uncertainty

    We think and write a lot about systems reliability at Container Solutions. We even hosted a free, live, virtual event on it on April 28th called WTF is SRE?, for the second year running. Like all thin...