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    Kubernetes Operators Explained

    Have you ever wondered how effective Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) teams manage complex applications successfully? In the Kubernetes ecosystem, there is only one answer: Kubernetes Operators! In ...

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    Deep Dive: Building a Kubernetes Operator SDK for Java Developers

    Recently Container Solutions released version 1.0.0 of the java-operator-sdk, which allows developers to implement Kubernetes operators in a simple and convenient way. In this post I would like to giv...

    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...

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    Riding the Tiger: Lessons Learned Implementing Istio

    Recently I (along with a few others much smarter than me) had occasion to implement a ‘real’ production system with Istio, running on a managed cloud-provided Kubernetes service. 

    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...

    Deep Dive: Deployment Automation for Applications on Kubernetes (Part 2)

    This post is the second part of a series. Read the first part here. In the first part of this deep dive, we looked at kubectl and how it is a quick and easy way to do deployments but how certain edge ...

    Deep Dive: Deployment Automation for Applications on Kubernetes (Part 1)

    This post is the first part of a series. Read the second part here. Kubectl, if only by being the official CLI, is certainly the most popular way of interacting with Kubernetes clusters. And running k...

    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...