What We Learned at DevOps Days Montreal (Spoiler: a Lot)

    Community has always been a huge part of Container Solutions, from meetups to workshops to conferences. When we launched our new office in Montreal last year, we were eager to join in the local commun...

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    How to Create a Kubernetes Cluster in Under 60 Seconds

    In the past few weeks, I have been doing a lot of different tests and deployments on Kubernetes. Therefore, I had to create and destroy Kubernetes clusters many times (some days, even a few times an h...

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    Prototyping On-Premises Network Infrastructure for Workloads Running on Kubernetes Clusters: Part 4

    This is part four of a four-part blog series. In this final installment, I’ll explain the second of two scenarios available for Calico and Kubernetes deployment, in which Calico is configured to peer ...

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    Prototyping On-Premises Network Infrastructure for Workloads Running on Kubernetes Clusters: Part 3

    The previous post in this series took a deep dive into setting up IP Fabric on Cumulus VX and spinning up a Kubernetes cluster connected to it. This post focuses on one of the scenarios available for ...

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    Prototyping On-Premises Network Infrastructure for Workloads Running on Kubernetes Clusters: Part 2

    Previously in this blog post series, I walked you through a bit of history of data centre networking and introduced Calico for Kubernetes. This blog post deep dives into setting up IP Fabric on Cumulu...

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    Prototyping On-Premises Network Infrastructure for Workloads Running on Kubernetes Clusters: Part 1

    One day, you may be tempted to build and maintain an on-premises Kubernetes cluster. Don’t do it. That's my best advice. Instead, take a look at the managed cloud provider options like GKE, AKS, and E...

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    How to Monitor Your Kubernetes Cluster With Prometheus and Grafana

    Monitoring a cluster is absolutely vital in a Cloud Native system. Prometheus and Grafana make it extremely easy to monitor just about any metric in your Kubernetes cluster.

    Kubernetes Native CI/CD: From Knative Build to TektonCD

    We who work in Cloud Native organisations have largely solved the problem of the increased complexity in setting up a Kubernetes platform. But there’s something we have not solved: how to make Kuberne...

    Using Helm and Kustomize to Build More Declarative Kubernetes Workloads

    With declarative infrastructure, what you define is what gets set up on your system. When software engineers use Helm, the package manager for Kubernetes, in building a Cloud Native system, they tend ...