Docker for Mac with Kubernetes support

Jan 29, 2018 by Catalin Jora

During DockerCon Copenhagen, Docker announced support and integration for Kubernetes, alongside Swarm. The first integration is in the Docker for Mac, where you can run now a 1 node Kubernetes cluster. This allows you to deploy apps with Docker-compose files to that local Kubernetes cluster via the docker cli. In this blogpost, I’ll cover what you need to know about this integration and how to make the most out of it.

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Spinnaker for Kubernetes

Jan 18, 2018 by Thijs Schnitger

Part of our work is to be constantly on the lookout for tools that can ease cloud native development processes, that can make our work easier or faster. Just like when you are sailing a boat, you will look for the best course to steer and trim the sails to take as much advantage of the wind as you can. Or you use a combination of sails that yields the greatest velocity. When you are sailing a broad course, you might want to deploy a Spinnaker.

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Monitoring containers on GKE with Google Stackdriver

Jan 12, 2018 by Ádám Sándor

After acquiring Stackdriver in 2014, Google worked hard to make it the default log aggregation and monitoring solution for Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The feature set of Stackdriver is pretty good for an out of box integrated solution for GCP. It is the equivalent of CloudWatch on AWS - doesn’t have all the bells and whistles but it’s relatively cheap, integrated and gets the job done.

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Having a #Meltdown Over #Spectre?

Jan 8, 2018 by Anne Currie

Confused yet by Meltdown and Spectre? It’s hard not to be! So what should or can you do about it?

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Cloud Based FPGA's: We're Not Quite There Yet

Jan 3, 2018 by Cyle Riggs

FPGA’s, Field Programmable Gate Arrays, are reprogrammable digital logic circuits able to shape shift into just about any digital circuit you can imagine: neural networks, image processors, CPU’s… the possibilities are endless. The idea is that adding an FPGA to an architecture allows one to expand on the generalized functionality offered in the modern CPU, adding custom hardware features to a system. Would your application benefit from.

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