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,…

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…

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…

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…