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Open Source for Better Observability

Monitoring cloud-native systems is hard. You’ve got highly distributed apps spanning tens and hundreds of nodes, services and instances. You’ve got additional layers and dimensions—not just bare metal and OS, but also ...
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Hardening Kubernetes Beyond NSA, CISA Guidance

Information security and data privacy in the cloud has an abysmal track record. Hardly a week goes by without some major cloud-powered security-related incident making the news. We, as a community, need ...
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3 Key Metrics to Measure Engineering Success

Two decades of leading software teams taught me that leaders tend to put too much emphasis on engineering metrics alone, without thinking about the bigger picture.  After speaking to a range of ...
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Why is Standardizing on Container Best Practices so Hard?

If you are the technology leader of your organization, you are likely driving the shift to cloud-native or even multi-cloud architectures to capitalize on the scalability, elasticity and agility it offers. And ...
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The Next Kubernetes Frontier: Multicluster Management

As large enterprises gradually adopt Kubernetes, replacing prior large-scale infrastructures, they are deploying dozens or even hundreds of clusters. Kubernetes’ own built-in management stops at the single-cluster level, which leaves infrastructure owners ...
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7 Best Practices for Kubernetes Cost Allocation

Surging Kubernetes deployments have been accompanied by surging Kubernetes spend—and all of the Kubernetes-specific complexities that come along with trying to understand that spend. In a recent survey from the Cloud Native ...
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Prioritizing Backup as Container Use Rises

According to a recent report from Evaluator Group, the Spring 2021 Hybrid Cloud Study, 29% of enterprises are using Kubernetes in a production environment today with another 40% testing Kubernetes with plans ...
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The Four Cs of Cloud-Native Security

Open source container orchestration systems like Kubernetes have gone mainstream. Businesses are moving toward cloud-native technologies, building applications in the cloud to maximize their scalability. While a recent survey indicated cloud-native adoption ...
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Observability at the Edge with OpenTelemetry

Over the past two years, our world has experienced drastic and unprecedented changes to the way that we live and work. We have all learned, quite poignantly, how global trends shape our ...
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Is Your Kubernetes Network Security Strategy Solid?

The aftermath of a security incident is the worst time to realize that your Kubernetes protections weren’t good enough. When thorough Kubernetes security measures are in place, potential threats are detected and ...