Gears as a representation of continuous integration and continuous delivery and continuous deployment

Understanding CICD: Continuous Integration/ Deployment/ Delivery

You’ve worked with software development and explored any sort of automation, you’ve certainly come across the acronyms CI and CD.  While the CI, continuous integration, aspect is fairly well understood by software developers as a part of the development process, CD is more mysterious. In part, this is because it …

Istio – Service Mesh for Kubernetes and Cloud-native Systems

Microservices, especially cloud-native, container-based microservices have radically changed how applications are built and deployed. This shift has been driven by a number of positives that container-based microservices provide (eg. speed, portability, …). However, traditional monitoring tools don’t’ work with these new systems. The service mesh concept (and in particular the …

2018 Vancouver OpenStack Summit

2018 Vancouver OpenStack Summit – Its Not Just About OpenStack Anymore

If you’ve had a feeling that OpenStack was possibly not the star of its own show anymore, comparatively lackluster attendance, snarky tweets and a plethora of container-related talks may have confirmed it for you at this May’s Vancouver OpenStack summit. This disturbance in the force is perhaps tellingly reflected in …