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.

    Running Linux Workloads on Windows — the New Way

    There are a lot of cases where developers are using Windows. Often times it is used as a development platform, either simply through developer preference, or due to company policy or a tooling depende...

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    How to Create a Kubernetes Cluster in Under 60 Seconds

    In the past few weeks, I have been doing a lot of different tests and deployments on Kubernetes. Therefore, I had to create and destroy Kubernetes clusters many times (some days, even a few times an h...

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    Prototyping On-Premises Network Infrastructure for Workloads Running on Kubernetes Clusters: Part 4

    This is part four of a four-part blog series. In this final installment, I’ll explain the second of two scenarios available for Calico and Kubernetes deployment, in which Calico is configured to peer ...

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    Prototyping On-Premises Network Infrastructure for Workloads Running on Kubernetes Clusters: Part 3

    The previous post in this series took a deep dive into setting up IP Fabric on Cumulus VX and spinning up a Kubernetes cluster connected to it. This post focuses on one of the scenarios available for ...

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    Prototyping On-Premises Network Infrastructure for Workloads Running on Kubernetes Clusters: Part 2

    Previously in this blog post series, I walked you through a bit of history of data centre networking and introduced Calico for Kubernetes. This blog post deep dives into setting up IP Fabric on Cumulu...

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    Prototyping On-Premises Network Infrastructure for Workloads Running on Kubernetes Clusters: Part 1

    One day, you may be tempted to build and maintain an on-premises Kubernetes cluster. Don’t do it. That's my best advice. Instead, take a look at the managed cloud provider options like GKE, AKS, and E...

    Istio and Kubernetes: Reducing Risk Through Chaos Engineering

    When designing your microservice architecture in a Cloud Native system, setting up the Istio service mesh on your Kubernetes cluster(s) can give you more control and observability over network traffic...

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    How to Monitor Your Kubernetes Cluster With Prometheus and Grafana

    Monitoring a cluster is absolutely vital in a Cloud Native system. Prometheus and Grafana make it extremely easy to monitor just about any metric in your Kubernetes cluster.