Case Study: How CS’ Braintrust Helped Immedis Focus on What Really Matters

    Immedis is looking toward the future. It created and runs an enterprise-grade platform that supports payroll functions for some of the fastest-growing global companies, including Uber. 

    FluxCD, ArgoCD or Jenkins X: Which Is the Right GitOps Tool for You?

    GitOps—the idea to fully manage applications and infrastructure using a Git-based workflow—is gaining a lot of traction recently. Nothing shows it better than a new generation of deployment tools, whi...

    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 ...

    Where Is Your Microservices Architecture?

    At Container Solutions we often get asked what someone needs to do in order to be successful with microservices. This includes the technical challenges as well whether their culture and team structure...

    The Green Cloud: How Climate-Friendly Is Your Cloud Provider?

    In 2018, ex-AWS employee Paul Johnston and I jointly published a report on the state of energy use in the cloud. How could we as consumers make ethical and future-proof choices about hosting?

    Starting a Cloud Native Transformation? Don’t Repeat Your Mistakes

    Sometimes, you just know that things won’t end well. When a company takes on a Cloud Native project, let alone a full transformation, it’s already got a lot of challenges ahead of it.

    Cloud Native Education Isn't Just for Engineers

    For anyone that has been engaged in the big trend towards the containerisation of software applications, and the move to elastic, on-demand infrastructure, you'll know how important getting skilled up...

    Don't Be A Deadbeat: Cloud Native Transformation Design Fails

    In his 1979 book, The Timeless Way of Building, Christopher Alexander tells a wonderful story of two barns. The first was extremely long, over 240 feet, and instead of having doors at the end (where y...

    7 Cloud Native Trends to Watch in 2020

    As Cloud Native continues to grow in popularity, with more organisations than ever adopting the tech and all that comes with it, let’s take a look at what we are expecting to see in 2020.