Why Use Distributed Systems? Resilience, Performance, and Availability

    Earlier in this series we discussed what Distributed Systems are and why we use them, and we controversially defined a DistSys as any system divided over more than one physical location and using deco...

    Tensorflow on Kubernetes: Kubeflow

    Google is quietly releasing increasing amounts of projects dedicated to data science. One such project that was recently pointed out to me is called Kubeflow. In its essence, it is not terribly compli...

    Why is a Single-Threaded Application like a Distributed System?

      Who's the Fastest? (Art by JDHancock.com) No, this isn't the worst Christmas cracker joke ever.

    Dynamic Environments with Kubernetes

    In this series of blog posts, I will highlight some strategies and tips when adopting Kubernetes. The goal is to provide practical examples based on usages of other companies who have already gone dow...

    Cloud Native From the Experts - Skyscanner

    Launched in 2003 and headquartered in Scotland, Skyscanner is a global travel search site with more than 50 million monthly users. Their self-built technology, which includes websites like www.skyscan...

    Microservices SOS! Over-Engineering War Stories

    For me, one of the most fun and useful parts of going to conferences is talking to other attendees. I learn a lot that way about what folk are currently trying and learning.

    ASOS New (DevOps) Look

    As part of the investigation for our new book "The Cloud Native Attitude" I interviewed a lot of expert practitioners to find out what they had tried, struggled with and achieved with Cloud Native. Be...

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    Where Do We Play and What Do Our Customers Value?

    ‘Container Solutions’ may, depending on your perspective, may be a misnomer. If you peel back the lid on our company, you see that we work at the intersection of containers, cloud infrastructure and r...

    It's The Productivity, Stupid

    Since March I have been interviewing enterprises, vendors and pundits about Cloud Native for my ebook, “The Cloud Native Attitude”, which came out last week and is currently available as a free downlo...