Kubernetes StatefulSet In Action

Kubernetes StatefulSet In Action

Recently, I stumbled upon a StackOverflow question around StatefulSets which made me wonder how well understood they are at large. So I decided to put together a simple stateful app that can be used to experiment with a StatefulSet. In this blog post we will have a closer look at this app and see it […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #33 – Operators Framework

[Podcast] PodCTL #33 - Operators Framework

This week’s show is about a very important announcement in the Kubernetes community – the Operators Framework. Created about 18 months ago by the team at CoreOS, Operators will become the defacto way in which applications will be deployed and operated on Kubernetes. Operators bring human operational knowledge in software, to reliably manage an application. Think […]

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Kubernetes: State and Storage

Kubernetes: State and Storage

I oftentimes hear folks stating that Kubernetes is great for stateless applications but when it comes to stateful applications, questions like: ‘Can it be done?’ or even ‘Should it be done?’ come up frequently. In this post, I’d like to offer a slightly more differentiated point of view and provide you with some resources that might help you dealing with stateful applications.

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Cloud Native App Developers Delight! Container Storage Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

Cloud Native App Developers Delight! Container Storage Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

The new Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform offers a rich user experience with dynamic provisioning of storage volumes, automation, and much more. (Republished from the original blog post by Michael Adam and Sayan Saha at redhatstorage.redhat.com) Earlier today, Red Hat announced general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 which includes key features such […]

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Digital Transformation is More than 12-Factor Apps

Digital Transformation is More than 12-Factor Apps

A critical part of any transformation is a rationalization of where a company is today and whether or not existing assets and investments (e.g. applications, process, people, people skills, etc.) can continue to provide a competitive advantage into the future. While new technology does and will play a critical role in the transformation, it is often existing capabilities that buffer a company’s ongoing success through the transition.

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