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    Cloud Native and Wishful Thinking—or, How to Avoid Buying Coconut Headphones

    ‘Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket’.  —Eric Hoffer, moral and social philosopher

    Bootstrap as Code: Part 3, Hybrid—a Place for On-Premises in the Cloud

    This article is the conclusion of a three-part series. In Part 1 of this blog series, we explored the bare-metal world and tools that help to bring its provisioning closer to the clouds. We introduced...

    Bootstrap as Code: Part 2, The Homelab Movement

    This article is part of a three-part series.  In Part 1 of this blog series, we explored bare-metal server bootstrapping, and introduced a tool called Tinkerbell, from Packet, which simplifies this pr...

    Bootstrap as Code: Part 1, Hardware Is Here To Stay

    This article is the beginning of a series.  Here’s a bold claim: It’s 2020 and we are in a post-cloud era. Cloud computing adoption has reached such a critical mass that even the most conservative org...

    What the COVID-19 Crisis Reveals About Fragile Tech and 'Swimming Naked'

    When preparing contingency plans for a potential crisis, a global pandemic would not previously have been high on any CEO’s list of likely scenarios. But a global pandemic has arrived, with terrible s...

    Container Solutions' Trow Project Featured in The New Stack

    At Container Solutions, our engineers not only serve clients but also contribute to open-source projects and create new software. We were proud to find that one of our projects—Trow, an image-manageme...

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    How to Move Metrics from Locust.io to Grafana via Prometheus

    Do you need to see results from your load tests? Do you know how to present stats on a well-arranged dashboard? We built an in-house solution called Locust Exporter for gathering metrics from load tes...

    Case Study: A Company Gets Ready to Scale

    QOMPLX, an intelligent-decision platform provider, offers data handling, analytics, reporting, and advanced algorithms. The company, celebrating its fifth year in business, finds itself in the midst o...

    How to Create Cross-Account User Roles for AWS with Terraform

    Most companies these days use multiple cloud accounts to separate resources, customers, or even internal departments. With multiple AWS accounts, it’s practical to rely on a so-called bastion account ...