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...

    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 ...

    State of DevOps 2019: Expertise Spreads, Diversity Progress Stalls

    First, some good news: the DevOps field’s expertise and performance is growing rapidly. Its best practices, like a clear change-approval process, not only improve speed and stability, but also help de...

    What You Need to Know About Debugging Docker Containers

    Debugging Docker containers can be a very challenging process. Here, I’ll share a few basic techniques for debugging containers—mostly Docker ones, but the techniques are also valid for many other typ...

    Linux Capabilities: Why They Exist and How They Work

    Linux capabilities, and how they interact with users and containers, can confuse even experienced engineers. At first it seems like this is fairly straightforward stuff, but it gets complex quickly an...

    Microservices for Managers: Part 1, System Thinking

    For consumers, the speed of technological progress is magical, because of what’s suddenly become possible: self-driving cars, same-day delivery, movies and television shows streamed to us anywhere, an...

    Microservices for Managers: Part 2, Amplify Feedback Loops

    As I described in my previous blog post on the key principles to guide a microservices project, the efficiency of the value chain determines costs, affects profit, and ultimately decides whether a bus...

    Microservices for Managers: Part 3, a Culture of Experimentation and Learning

    In my previous two blog posts, I explored two principles that are at the heart of DevOps: systems thinking and amplifying feedback loops. In this post, we’ll discuss the third and final principle, a c...

    How Your CI/CD Pipeline Reflects Your Organisation’s Structure