Containership as an Alternative to Heroku

Introduction For some time now, it’s been impossible to wade in the platform-as-a-service waters without giving serious consideration to Heroku’s offerings. Heroku burst onto the scene, immediately striking a chord with developers looking for a simple alternative to managing complex infrastructure upon which their applications ran. By abstracting…

Kubernetes for the People

Kubernetes is an amazing building block for managing containers at scale, but it is only a piece of the puzzle and does not solve the problems of actually provisioning the infrastructure and all the heavy lifting & management that goes along with it. To build fully portable, containerized infrastructure that…

Official Containership Press Release: Kubernetes Support

Containership Blasts Kubernetes Into Multicloud Orbit Announces easy, cloud-agnostic deployment and management for advanced cluster portability PRESS RELEASE JUL 25, 2017 13:00 EDT Pittsburgh, PA , July 25, 2017 - Containership, the company making multicloud computing easy, has announced support for Kubernetes on their Container-as-a-Service platform. This will allow developers…

New Feature: Cloud Agnostic Firewalls

Today we're unveiling a very awesome and desperately needed feature, a cloud agnostic firewall service. The firewall feature allows you to lock down your clusters from both internal inter-host traffic, as well as from the internet, selectively opening the ports across the cluster that need to be open for your…

A Pivotal Moment for the container industry

Anyone paying any attention to the technology industry knows containers are a hot topic. Perhaps no hotter than the past couple of days. Yesterday, Docker announced a new CEO, the respected industry veteran, Steve Singh. It’s a big move by Docker and one that, so far, has been received…

Amazon Lightsail vs. DigitalOcean

On November 30th, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a new service called "Lightsail" which promises to deliver easy Virtual Private Servers (VPS) at predictable costs.  AWS has been the leader in on-demand computing resources for a decade. They pioneered the space, and have by far the largest footprint when…

The Future Of Private Cloud Hosting: Everything You Need To Know

Whether there will still be a need for dedicated private cloud hosting solutions in the not-too-distant future has been a debate that has steadily gained momentum in recent years. This is partly due to the fact that public cloud has grown in popularity as a cheaper option for businesses looking…

Configuration Management And Containers: Which Is Better?

Configuration management is best understood through a simple example. If you, a new sysadmin, were to configure a web server with your Linux knowledge, you would know the commands to install packages and perhaps even build a few of your own. After editing some configuration files, loading kernel modules, restarting…