Kubernetes? Docker? What is the difference?

From a distance, Docker and Kubernetes can appear to be similar technologies; they both help you run applications within linux containers. If you look a little closer, you’ll find that the technologies operate at different layers of the stack, and can even be used together.  Understanding both Docker…

Containership Platform 3.4.0

Containership Platform 3.4.0 has been officially released! The latest iteration of our platform adds support for Kubernetes 1.11.x, adds the ability to upgrade your node pools to the latest Kubernetes versions as they are released, and finally enables you to add, remove, or upgrade Containership plugins…

The UX of Kubernetes

Just as companies migrated from on-prem to the cloud, moved from monolithic apps to microservices, adopting Kubernetes is the next big undertaking on many roadmaps. Even at Containership, we’ve begun sunsetting our existing platform in favor of our Containership 3.0, which is based on Kubernetes. As it stands…

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…

Introducing Containership Community Edition

What does that mean? Containership is now free for teams! You can sign up today, invite your entire team, and easily provision Kubernetes clusters on any one of our supported cloud providers (currently DigitalOcean, Google, and Azure). While you still have to pay your cloud providers for the VMs, Containership…

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…

Kubeadm and SIG Cluster Lifecycle Updates from KubeCon EU

Containership recently had the opportunity to attend KubeCon EU in Copenhagen. As always, KubeCon was an exciting few days jam-packed with interesting talks. Equally as important as the official schedule, it was great to attend roundtable discussions in person with people from around the globe that we normally only get…