Kubernetes as a Replacement for Docker Cloud

If you’re a Docker Cloud user, you recently woke up to some disconcerting news regarding the longevity of the Docker Cloud platform. Docker announced that it would be discontinuing support for cluster management in their Docker Cloud product on May 21st, in turn leaving many users scrambling to find…

Kubernetes Is Making On-Prem Exciting Again

Up until a few years ago, managing on-prem data centers was a drag for folks unable to utilize the public cloud. While everyone else could take advantage of the public cloud and all the fancy services that came with it, they were stuck with only 3 real options for data…

Introducing The Overlaycloud.io Beta

Here at Containership, our software engineers have been busy building a really new and exciting product that we can't wait for the world to play with, and we call it Overlaycloud. It's a seriously powerful weapon that you can add to your arsenal in your war against downtime and cloud…

Mastering Multi Master with Kubernetes

Using multi-master clusters is one of the most important aspects of building solid infrastructure. We built our original open-source scheduler with a multi-master setup from the ground up, because we recognize how important it is to provide our customers with failover and high availability. In fact, the entire Containership team…

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…

Containership has joined the CNCF

We are happy to announce that we have joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as a silver member! While we actually joined way back in May of 2017, we held off on our announcement until we had launched our official support for Kubernetes as a scheduler in our Containers-as-a-Service platform,…