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    Container Solutions Joins the Green Software Foundation

    In August, Container Solutions joined the Green Software Foundation set up (mainly by Microsoft because frankly they have the big bucks) to help promote and support the climate-aware approach to softw...

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    WTF is WebAssembly?

    Back when everyone was deploying code directly to “bare metal”, our demands exceeded the capacity of the infrastructure we had, so our infrastructure evolved into virtual machines. The use of virtual ...

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    How to Recruit and Onboard Neurodivergent People

    As volunteer developer and Microsoft MVP Dennie Declerq said, “Due to my autism I have no paid job. I can’t cope with a day job. I get too nervous. I talk too much.”

    Agile in the Cloud Native Era

    After seven years of trying, we at Container Solutions have figured out that the best way to start a Cloud Native Transformation is with a little bit of upfront thinking followed by a little bit of bu...

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    Software is Underperforming and The Future Depends on That Changing

    “If something can’t go on forever, it won’t.” - Herb Stein’s Law

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    WTF is Wrong with RFPs?

    The tech industry is littered with acronyms and abbreviations which can sometimes trigger strong reactions. The letters RfP always send me ricocheting between glum resignation and extreme frustration.

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    Why Should We Care about AIOps?

    Those of us who make a living producing software or managing software teams are ultimately getting paid to improve business processes, be it making cars autonomous to improve safety, save people time ...

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    The Curse of Knowledge

    By coincidence, I had the same conversation this week with five different groups of people. I figured that I’d write my ideas down and chuck them up on the blog, since this chain of thought seems to r...

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    How Cisco and Container Solutions’ Long-standing Partnership Helped Bring our SRE Conference to Life

    Container Solutions and Cisco have a partnership that goes back to more-or-less the beginning of Container Solutions.