Docker

Building Images Faster and Better With Multi-Stage Builds

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Building Images Faster and Better With Multi-Stage Builds

There is no doubt about the fact that Docker makes it very easy to deploy multiple applications on a single box. Be it different versions of the same tool, different applications with different version dependencies - Docker has you covered. But then nothing comes free. This flexibility comes with some...

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Kubernetes

Tutorial: Kubernetes-Native Backup and Recovery With Stash

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Tutorial: Kubernetes-Native Backup and Recovery With Stash

IntroHaving a proper backup recovery plan is vital to any organization's IT operation. However, when you begin to distribute workloads across data centers and regions, that process begins to become more and more complex. Container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes have begun to ease this burden and enabled the management...

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Kubernetes

Using Helm with Kubernetes

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Using Helm with Kubernetes

Kubernetes is a powerful orchestration system, however, it can be really hard to configure its deployment process. Specific apps can help you manage multiple independent resources like pods, services, deployments, and replica sets. Yet, each must be described in the YAML manifest file. It’s not a problem for a...

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AWS

Understanding Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS)

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Understanding Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS)

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes or EKS provides a Managed Kubernetes Service. Amazon does the undifferentiated heavy lifting, such as provisioning the cluster, performing upgrades and patching. Although it is compatible with existing plugins and tooling, EKS is not a proprietary AWS fork of Kubernetes in any way. This...

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AWS

Autoscaling an Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service cluster

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Autoscaling an Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service cluster

In this article we are going to consider the two most common methods for Autoscaling in EKS cluster: Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA)Cluster Autoscaler (CA)The Horizontal Pod Autoscaler or HPA is a Kubernetes component that automatically scales your service based on metrics such as CPU utilization or others, as...

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Kubernetes

Cloud-native benchmarking with Kubestone

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Cloud-native benchmarking with Kubestone

IntroOrganizations are increasingly looking to containers and distributed applications to provide the agility and scalability needed to satisfy their clients. While doing so, modern enterprises also need the ability to benchmark their application and be aware of certain metrics in relation to their infrastructure. In this post, I am introducing...

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Kubernetes

Enabling multicloud K8s communication with Skupper

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Enabling multicloud K8s communication with Skupper

IntroThere are many challenges that engineering teams face when attempting to incorporate a multi-cloud approach into their infrastructure goals. Kubernetes does a good job of addressing some of these issues, but managing the communication of clusters that span multiple cloud providers in multiple regions can become a daunting task for...

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