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What is Kubernetes? Fundamentals for Beginners and Business Professionals
Introduction to Kubernetes If you want to understand the current buzzword “Kubernetes” and be able to communicate better with engineers and developers, you are in the right place. This blog will explain the basics of Kubernetes and why it is so important for modern deployment practices. Before taking the plunge into the world of Kubernetes, […]
What is GitOps and How to implement GitOps using Spinnaker CI/CD pipeline
What is GitOps? It is becoming an increasingly common practice among the high performance IT organizations to use version control like Git for infrastructure management and automation of code deployments. GitOps treats version control systems, such as Git, GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket, as the central repository or single-source-of-truth to store code declaratively and then use it […]
What is Istio? And why is it necessary for Kubernetes?
To fully understand Istio we need to take a detour and learn about Service mesh. Let us do a through recap of what a service mesh is? When infrastructures shifted from monolithic to microservices, containers could bring in consistency and granularity in managing resources. Microservices allowed us to treat one computer as many computers. This […]
OpsMx introduces SaaS Spinnaker to start continuous delivery from Day-1
Many of the organization want to use Spinnaker to transform their software delivery. Spinnaker not only is the best tool because it is open-source, and automatically deploy into multicloud, but also it API-based which provides greater flexibility to scale enterprise-wide by easily integrating with all CI/CD tool chain. However, there is a learning curve, training […]
What is Service Mesh and Why is it Necessary for Kubernetes?
Introduction Service mesh is an infrastructure layer built on top of a microservice architecture to provide observability, security, and reliability to applications. It ensures that the communication across containers or pods is secure, fast, and encrypted. Though the communication problems were a by-product of moving away from a monolith architecture, the benefits surpass the challenges […]
How to Deploy Apps into Kubernetes faster and safer using Spinnaker ?
Deploy Fast Without Compromising Safety Contact Us If you are a Kubernetes user, operator, or developer deploying into K8s, you would be familiar with various components like Deployment, HELM, Istio, Kubernetes Resources like Operators, and CRDs. Kubernetes is an excellent open-source orchestration for container applications, but it requires scripts- many scripts to write and then […]
How does Autopilot augment Datadog to reduce risk in a CI/CD pipeline?
This blog is a continuation of the Autopilot story where we discuss how one can reduce the risk of releases by augmenting an exiting monitoring platform like Datadog. autopilot provides Realtime risk assessment of releases before a code is deployed into production and also deny releases that fail a minimum threshold. Once Autopilot is configured, […]
How to reduce risk of deployments by using Autopilot with Datadog?
Introduction In the blog, we will explain how SREs can accurately verify the risk of their software in CI/CD pipeline by integrating Autopilot with Datadog monitoring solutions. OpsMx Autopilot is a machine learning (ML) and natural language processing tool that analyzes the data for you automatically so you can quickly and accurately decide whether an […]
What is Progressive Delivery and How to Implement it?
Why Progressive Delivery? More than ever, customer experience is of utmost importance for all organizations to stay relevant and stand out from the crowd. And with faster time-to-market with CI/CD pipelines ensuring control of the software release to customers can be tricky. Many of our prospects quote two fundamental reasons for the poor adoption of […]
Securing nginx ingress with LDAP
Introduction: If we have Kubernetes hosted application, then if we want to secure it with LDAP protocols we have to follow the a few steps. Through this, only authorized users can have access to the host server or the application. Although this blog is generic for any host server, but open source Spinnaker users will find […]