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…

Containership Cloud: Now Supporting Alibaba Cloud & IBM Bluemix

One of the key benefits of using Containership is having the ability to deploy to the provider that works best for your needs and move your workloads between them easily.  While you can provision servers on each provider individually, Containership gives you one tool to rule them all.  …

Join Containership at DockerCon 2017 in Austin

DockerCon 2017 is right around the corner: enter for your chance to win a ticket today! Containership will be there to tell the story of how containerized infrastructure is the best fit for customers...and how we’re building the product to make that possible. There will be thousands in…

AWS Got You Down?

As I sit here sipping on a freshly brewed cup of Aricha Edido pour over from our friends at Commonplace Coffee, a large portion of the internet is on fire. To be more specific, initially the us-east-1 AWS region (and now others) are currently experiencing major issues that are…

The Ultimate Cloud Computing Stack For Startups

What startup companies need first and most of all is one thing: sell their product. If the product is not yet ready to sell, the startup must set its goal to finish developing it, so they put it on the market to bring in positive cash flow. They need…

The Biggest Mistakes Pokemon Go Made Startups Make Everyday

It seems that PokemonGo became the ultimate app distraction this summer to perhaps help everyone escape from daily life. We have to give credit to them for helping people be able to leave reality for a little while. Regardless, this much dependency on an app requires some care and investment…