ContainerShip Blog

7 Exciting Parts Of Attending #ContainerCon 2016

If you've shown interest using container technology this year in your company, you probably never knew a convention could revolve around them. While you can perhaps say there's a convention for everyone and everything, ContainerCon is available to you as an exciting new opportunity in the software development community.

Topics: Containers Conferences

Managing Rackspace: 5 Tips For Getting Started

If you're new to Rackspace, you probably already know it hasn't received as much attention as Amazon has in the growing list of top cloud hosting providers. Nevertheless, Rackspace has recently continued to grow in respect with IT professionals due to a better focus on customer service. Plus, they offer some specific cloud services others don't.

Topics: Cloud Computing

Why Scaling Your Business Requires Simplicity, Not Complex Technologies

You're perhaps starting to see signs of growth in your company after taking several years to get to where you are now. As a result, it's perhaps time to upgrade to new technology, even though you worry about how much you can acquire based on your budget. Having to invest in overhauling your infrastructure could cost thousands of dollars. Worse, you may acquire technologies that are far too complex for your team to acclimate to immediately.

Topics: Cloud Computing Cloud Stack Startups Containers

Best Continuous Integration Solutions: A Brief Guide

Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI and CD) are now a favorite paradigm for software development.

Rather than having breaks in the development cycle for new releases, developers constantly add incremental changes. If a change goes wrong, it's an easy rollback to the previous version. Not every build goes out to end users, but any successful build can.

Topics: Continuous Delivery

7 Things That Nobody Told You About Load Balancers

Most developers can intuitively understand the basic concept of load balancers and why they're useful just from the name. Nobody expects a car engine to run on just one cylinder and to stand up for a long time you need to balance the load of your weight on both feet.

Topics: Cloud Computing

6 Forums Every DevOps Engineer Should Follow

If everyone in your profession with an opinion, a question, or an answer engages in discussions on one platform or another, then you need to join that conversation to learn and build your position of authority in the industry. Strange as it seems, there is much truth to this circular statement.

Topics: DevOps

Continuous Deployment With Jenkins: 10 Quick Facts

If you're new to the application Jenkins , it's an award-winning continuous integration and delivery application written in java.  It allows your development team to continuously build and test software projects so you don't have conflicts and dreaded downtime.

Topics: Continuous Delivery

How To Attend The First-Ever Abstractions Conference For FREE

The Abstractions Conference is coming to Pittsburgh, PA this August. If you have not heard of the Abstractions Conference yet, it is a conference designed to bring everyone involved with software development together and give them the tools and information necessary to continue to excel in the business of software development. 

Topics: Abstractions

The First-Ever Abstractions Conference: Why Your Software Company Should Go

As a software company, networking is essential to learn new ideas and link up with potential business partners. There isn't any better place to do this than at the Abstractions Conference that's having its inaugural event this year. Held in Pittsburgh, PA from August 18-20, it's a chance for software developers from all fields to mingle and share the latest modern development ideas.

Topics: DevOps Abstractions Conferences

Why Pittsburgh Is Soon Becoming the National Center for Software Development

During the past 30 years, advanced software development has found a home and built a new epi-center in the city of Pittsburgh. This might be surprising to some, who will remember Pittsburgh as a haven of closed steel mills and over-the-hill manufacturing sites. Now, functioning as the "new Silicon Valley," Pittsburgh boasts many high-tech companies, conferences, and organizations.

Topics: Software Development Abstractions Conferences