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Jan 25, 2019 | By Jonah Stein
Many people think of CI/CD as simply the automation of build and test using modern API-driven systems. Successful organizations have a more holistic view. They understand that embracing CI/CD means transforming a series of projects your team has to complete for each release cycle into a chain of automated processes.
Jan 22, 2019 | By Bert Armijo
A quick search online will find lots of tools that examine your AWS logs or bills and provide a list of vm’s with low utilization. The idea, of course, is if you reduce the vm size or even delete them you’ll save money. After all, if a vm isn’t using its resources, clearly you’re spending too much on it. Plus, utilization is easy to understand as a metric to optimize against. Well, if what you’re running are just independent vm’s, this can work great.
Jan 15, 2019 | By Bert Armijo
Like all startups, we spend a LOT of time talking to potential customers, trying to understand their pain points around infrastructure provisioning, spend and performance. Many of our conversations with the C-suite came back to the difficulty they have rationalizing their cloud compute bill and connecting that spend directly to customer activity or revenue.
Jan 8, 2019 | By Bert Armijo
Ask anyone how fast they want their app to run and they’ll say as quickly as possible. Ask how much they want to spend per transaction and they’ll say as little as possible. Ask how often they optimize resource allocation and parameter settings and they’ll say they test performance against the spec when they release a new service. Ask them why if cost and performance are so important they only test once and you’ll likely hear silence.
Dec 22, 2018 | By Bert Armijo
We had a great week at kubecon and I’ve finally had a chance to catch up on work and assess what we learned. First and foremost, the Kubernetes community is vibrant and growing. We had hundreds of wonderful conversations with folks at varying stages in their container adoption journey and learned a great deal from them about what works and what’s still difficult.
Oct 25, 2017 | By Opsani
Pavel Georgiev from Opsani shows us an easy way to create a Docker application from scratch without learning Docker compose or writing any YAML at all.
Oct 19, 2017 | By Opsani
In this video, we cover some of the ways Skopos Continuous Deployment system can help you get your traditional app up and running in Docker without changing your architecture.
Sep 27, 2017 | By Opsani
Docker internal health checks are a staple in monitoring containers as they are being deployed. However, because they aren't checking as if they were a service dependent on your service, they may lead you on a wild goose chase to find the actual problem when one does occur.
Aug 7, 2017 | By Opsani
Architects, step away from the whiteboard; Skopos Surveyor is here. Scan, discover and display a visual representation of your real app in minutes. Free for Docker users.