Kubernetes End of DIY Era

Best Practices for Kubernetes Incident Response

Kubernetes is the world’s most popular container orchestrator, used to manage large scale applications running on container engines like Docker. Containers are rapidly replacing virtual machines as the go-to choice for workload ...
Nine Pillars of Kubernetes Best Practices

Nine Pillars of Kubernetes Best Practices

In a prior blog, I explained Nine Pillars of Engineering DevOps with Kubernetes. The nine pillars represent categories of practices. In this blog, I expand on practices for each of the nine ...
Containers Security Gaps Priority

Containers Practices Gap Assessment

Containerizing software has proven benefits for DevOps value streams. To get the maximum value from containers, it is important to use recommended best practices, inclusive of people, processes and technologies. A gap ...
secure container images

5 Best Practices for Ensuring Secure Container Images

Most modern organizations understand that the earlier you integrate security into the development process, the more secure the applications will be in production. For containerized workloads, securing the container image throughout the ...
platform approach Kubernetes

10 Best Practices Worth Implementing to Adopt Kubernetes

We already know that Kubernetes is the No. 1 orchestration platform for container-based applications, automating the deployment and scaling of these apps and streamlining maintenance operations. However, Kubernetes comes with its own ...
container security

Forrester Highlights Rising Container Security Issues

In the wake of an earlier survey that revealed one-third of developers in enterprise IT organizations have now adopted containers, Forrester Research is now making available a report that defines a set ...
Gartner

Gartner’s 6 Best Practices for Containers, Kubernetes

By 2022, Gartner estimates that 75% of organizations will be running containerized applications in production. Kubernetes has undoubtedly become a popular method to organize containers. By following certain Kubernetes best practices, you ...
Docker Hub Breach What Now

Docker Hub Breach: What to Do Now

Last week, it was disclosed that a breach had occurred in the Docker Hub repository for container images. In an email to customers, Kent Lamb, director of Docker Support, wrote: “During a ...
PCI Compliance in a Container Environment

Best Practices for PCI Compliance in a Container Environment

The PCI DSS compliance framework dates back to the mid-2000s, well before anyone was talking about containers. This does not mean, however, that PCI compliance doesn’t affect you if you’re running a ...
Ultimate Guide to Container Security

The Ultimate Guide to Container Security

How do you keep containers secure? That’s a big question, especially given how many distinct components you have to secure in a containerized environment. But it’s a question that has clear answers ...