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    What is a Cloud Native Strategy?

    In the last two blogs on this subject we talked about Cloud Native computing and about strategy. In this blog, we'll put the two together and consider Cloud Native Strategy - what it means and how to ...

    The Seven Elements of Strategy (Which You'll Need To Know If You Are Creating a Cloud Native Strategy)

    In the first post in this series, my colleague Anne Currie said that cloud native was about speed, scale and costs. We discovered that cloud native helps you get your ideas to market quickly; that clo...

    What Is Cloud Native?

     According to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) a Cloud Native strategy is about scale and resilience: “distributed systems capable of scaling to tens of thousands of self healing multi-ten...

    Docker Swarm with Azure Container Services and Azure Resource Manager

    Docker Swarm with Azure Container Services and Azure Resource Manager In an earlier post we explained how easy it is to setup a Docker Swarm cluster in Azure using Azure Container Services and Terrafo...

    Kubernetes Quick Tip: Whitelisting source IP with Ingress in Kubernetes

    If you are using Ingress on your Kubernetes cluster it is possible to restrict access to your application based on dedicated IP addresses. One possible use case would be that you have a development se...

    Zoover Goes Cloud Native with Kubernetes

    We teamed up with Zoover to help them build a new production environment using Google’s hosted version of Kubernetes (GKE), with a Continuous Delivery pipeline based around CircleCI. In this blog, we’...

    Monitoring Microservices with Prometheus

    We seem to say this a lot at Container Solutions, but the combination of microservice architectures and the practice of DevOps have smashed apart the assumptions made by traditional tools. None more s...

    The Release and New Features of Mesos 1.0.0

    Please join me in welcoming the first major release of Apache Mesos. However, as many of you will know, Mesos has been in use for at least five years. So this is less of a major release, since every r...

    Weather Predictions Straight from the Cloud

    Can a fleet of customized drones improve your daily commute? We recently connected with the Swiss meteorological gurus at Meteomatics who have developed specialized drones to collect and transmit weat...