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    Case Study: How Slite Established Advanced GitOps Practices with Google Cloud

    Not so long ago, it was unusual for most employees to work remotely, especially full time. Then, in March 2020, came the global pandemic. Suddenly, kitchen tables, living rooms, and bedrooms were bein...

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    WTF Is Policy as Code?

    Identity is easy. Everybody has one, after all. Authentication? Possibly even less convoluted. Anyone using a smartphone authenticates dozens of times per day just to use it, and that’s even before in...

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    API Versioning: What Is It and Why Is It So Hard?

    If you want to start a debate among API technologists, just ask them to share their thoughts on "API versioning". It's a sure bet you'll uncover some strong feelings in short order. The term "API vers...

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    Vaccines Are Saving the World! But Did Content Delivery Networks Do It First?

    In January 2020, a radical public-health intervention was introduced to the world: the lockdown.  Before China wheeled it out, it had never been used at any great scale outside Hollywood. No one belie...

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    3 Questions: Cheryl Hung, of CNCF, on Why Cloud Native Is a Movement

    In our recurring feature, 3 Questions, we ask influential people in the Cloud Native community a trio of queries aimed at defining WTF Cloud Native is. In this edition, Cheryl Hung, vice president of ...

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    Microservices: the Pros and Cons of Cloud Native's Architecture

    In Google’s 5 Principles For Cloud Native Architecture, one of the conclusions is that ‘almost all cloud architectures are based on a microservices architecture’. There are several reasons for that, o...

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    GitOps Decisions: Creating a Mature Pipeline

    GitOps is the latest hot trend in the software delivery space, following (and extending) on older trends such as DevOps, infrastructure as code, and CI/CD. So you’ve read up on GitOps, you’ve bought i...

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    Upskilling a Team: an Engineers' Roundtable

    If you're going to tackle a Cloud Native transformation—or any new project—chances are your team is going to have to learn new things. How do you win over skeptics, or alleviate the anxieties of team ...

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    Case Study: How Cloud Native Powered E-Commerce Success at Adidas

    E-commerce moves fast, but perhaps never more so than in the world of sneakers and sportswear. Sneakerheads crave the latest designs and colorways; the staid functionality of gymwear has long ago give...