Containers

A Spotlight on Podman

Containerization is more than just the way forward. It is now the norm rather than the exception; all new apps are designed to leverage cloud-native features, with microservices running in containers. Containerization has enabled applications to run with immense efficiency and scalability, but the use of containers is not without its challenges. Until very recently, …

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Kubernetes Development in Real-Time with #Skaffold

Kubernetes Development in Real-Time with Skaffold

There is no shortage now of development and CI/CD tools for cloud-native application development. Developers are being pampered with options, especially when it comes to managing the CD pipeline in conjunction with Kubernetes—one of which is Skaffold. As mentioned in multiple articles before this, Kubernetes offers a lot of flexibility, but it isn’t the easiest …

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The Pros and Cons of Running Production #DatabasesasContainers

The Pros and Cons of Running Production Databases as Containers

Containerization has long been transforming the way we develop and deploy apps and microservices now. Every element of the application can run independently, be scaled as needed and be configured to consume the most efficient amount of resources. The real challenge lies in separating the application plane with the data plane since data still requires …

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Securing Cloud-Native #Applications

Securing Cloud-Native Applications

Application container technologies, also referred to as containers, combine application software packaging through different images with a form of operating system virtualization. The goal of such tech is that everything needed to easily package and run software reliably can be moved from one environment to another. As well as allowing devs to run an app …

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Container Wars Kubernetes vs Docker Swarm vs Amazon ECS

Container Wars: Kubernetes vs. Docker Swarm vs. Amazon ECS

Are you torn between the major container orchestration tools out there? We compare Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, and Amazon ECS to see which one comes out on top. Container Orchestration: A Quick Introduction Primitive container technology has been around since the late 1970s but didn’t become prominent until Docker debuted in 2013. From that point, containers …

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Docker & Continuous Delivery Deployment Types

In our last blog post—A 5-Step Guide to Good Continuous Delivery—we began looking at the best practices high-performing IT teams should be employing to achieve Continuous Delivery (CD) with Docker. CD is achievable using numerous deployment methods and Docker is just one tool to help realize the necessary customizable “workflow-based” integration/build process. Continuous Delivery Deployment …

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#Containermonitoring: Prometheus and Grafana Vs. Sysdig and Sysdig Cloud

Container Monitoring: Prometheus and Grafana Vs. Sysdig and Sysdig Monitor

Since its debut in 2013, Docker has exploded in popularity, and the company has completely revolutionized the way we manage applications. Articles no longer discuss the reasons why you should be adopting containers, but speak more about dealing with the challenges involved with widespread container development. Containers add speed and boost performance within the development …

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