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    Cloud Native Java: Infrastructure Automation with Kubernetes Operators

    Java (and its other JDK-based siblings) is the most widely used programming language in large companies. Java developers are backend focused and used to building complex distributed systems. Yet these...

    Comparing Chaos Engineering Tools for Kubernetes Workloads

    For most people the word ‘chaos’ means complete disorder and confusion. So what does it mean to engineer chaos? The distributed systems we build are becoming more and more complex, thus their state ca...

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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 ...