Kubernetes vs. Docker: What Does It Really Mean?

“Kubernetes vs. Docker” is a phrase that you hear more and more these days as Kubernetes becomes ever more popular as a container orchestration solution. However, “Kubernetes vs. Docker” is also a somewhat misleading phrase. When you break it down, these words don’t mean what many people intend them to mean, because Docker and Kubernetes aren’t direct competitors.


Targeted Marketing: Getting Personal Through Predictive Analytics

Modern day marketers have a mountain to climb. You need to ensure that you deliver a continuous and consistent brand experience and meet customer demands across a broader ecosystem. This has led to a major shift in the marketing world: from being product-centric to becoming customer-centric. As such, it has become increasingly crucial to achieve a refined understanding of your target market.


OTel Me More: OpenTelemetry Project News - Vol 6

In this (and future) posts, you can find the latest news and updates from the OpenTelemetry project. We also plan to share information about relevant events, community activities, and awesome articles. Big news this week, as the OpenTelemetry Specification v0.2 has been released! This milestone means that you’ll soon be able to download and start using the OpenTelemetry SDK in a variety of languages with basic export functionality.

Kubernetes Master Class: Kubernetes from Zero to Hero

Kubernetes has become the de facto standard for deploying containerized applications at scale on the different cloud providers. Why is this? In this Kubernetes Master Class, we'll discuss the reasons for using Kubernetes (K8s), the core concepts, architecture, real-life scenarios, and the differences betwen using managed vs un-managed K8s solutions, and how to reduce costs by using cloud excess capacity.

Alaska Airlines Delivers World-class Customer Experiences with AppDynamics

Alaska Airlines has a reputation for stellar customer satisfaction and service, consistently scoring well in distinguished industry lists, including ranking "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America" in the J.D. Power North America Airline Satisfaction Study for 12 consecutive years. Part of delivering world-class customer service means working with companies like AppDynamics to ensure optimal digital experiences for millions of guests each year.

The Truth About AIOps

If you are in IT Ops or DevOps, hardly a day goes by without someone mentioning AIOps. There are a few who think AIOps can replace IT Ops tools today. Others debate this, saying that AIOps is still a nascent field, and it will take a few more years until we see a full-fledged AIOps platform for IT operations management. But there’s always been a lot of confusion on how AIOps really works.


How to Build a Platform Team

Platform teams accelerate the speed of a business by making it easier for developers to release more features with less risk. They do this by enabling developers to reason about their code in production, by reducing the burden to do common development tasks, and letting developers start new projects or change projects faster. Every investment in platform is an investment in making the rest of the development organization more efficient and effective.


Inside the Capital One Breach, and How to Block It

The Capital One data breach has been big news and for good reason. The exposure of over 100 million personal data records is a big deal—especially when it’s a bank, and especially when it’s a bank like Capital One that has leaned into the cloud so heavily. It is too easy for the skeptics and naysayers to blame the cloud; which makes it even more critical to truly understand what happened.