Managed Kubernetes Solutions

Kubernetes management services are proliferating faster than ever before, competing intensely on price, scaling, cluster availability, server size and other features.  While Google, Azure and Amazon have so far emerged as the top competitors, there are several other players like IBM Cloud and Alibaba that have also entered the…

Containership is Kubernetes Certified

Back in November of 2017, 36 companies were the first to agree to a standardized set of APIs for the Kubernetes project. On the surface this may seem trivial, but in reality it was one of many important steps towards a better future with Kubernetes. As a result, the Containership…

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2018

It's Finally Here! It is hard to believe that KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU is already next week. It seems like only yesterday we were in Austin launching Kubernetes clusters with Google home, learning how Kubernetes is helping make sure our favorite shows are available during prime time, and eating delicious Texas…

Containership 3.1 is Here!

We are excited to announce that with the release of Containership 3.1, users can now provision Kubernetes clusters directly within the Containership UI on two managed Kubernetes providers: Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Containership is once again your one stop shop for cloud infrastructure management.…

Intro to Helm

Helm - What is It and Why is It Useful? Developers that deal with large applications are constantly plagued with versioning problems. They need a system that helps manage version control while still allowing each coder to freely add features to software without hassles. Testing in between versioning and deployment…

Monolithic vs Microservices

A Monolithic, single-codebase approach is the classic way of building web applications. But, this way of doing things is now being (quite literally) broken down and replaced by a new, more manageable and scalable architecture called Microservices. Choosing the right software architecture is profoundly important for business. The right choice…

Harnessing the Power of Kubernetes the Smart Way

As entrepreneurs and technologists, we are all waiting for that moment when our traction turns in to a problem. A welcomed problem that makes us feel like a new parent, where our child is named Pagerduty. Awake all hours of the night manually adjusting our infrastructure and product, hoping, in…

Another AWS Outage = Time For a Multicloud Strategy

This morning, social media was abuzz with complaints and panic that AWS had experienced yet another outage. This is certainly par for the course with any hosting provider (regardless of size or number of 9's they offer). Unfortunately, if you have not planned for an outage, you may be hung…