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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 ...

    What Container Solutions Does, in 4 Steps: Think, Design, Build, Run

    Moving your business to the cloud could mean freeing your organisation from the need to maintain your own antiquated, energy-sucking data centres for everything. Escaping the ever-present threat that ...

    Linux Capabilities In Practice

    In a previous post we covered the history and rules behind capabilities. In this post, we'll go through some examples of how Linux capabilities work and can be used, and the tooling available. We will...

    How Container Solutions and Eckoh Built a New Onboarding Process

    As Container Solutions grows, so does the number of projects we commit to every year. To keep quality high and continue to serve our clients well, we have learned to streamline the way we deliver our ...

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    Using Functional Programming When Building Cloud Native Applications with AWS Lambda

    I’d like to share with you the architecture and programming pattern we've been using to build Cloud Native applications. The use case I'm going to present is a RESTful application deployed on AWS, usi...