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Kendall Miller is President of Fairwinds, the Kubernetes enablement company.

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| October 14, 2021

Why You Should Treat Your Platform Like a Well-Documented API

It’s a common topic of conversation among leaders of technical organizations... Read More
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| October 8, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Kubernetes Ownership Right Now

Today, Kubernetes service ownership is an emerging way for software delivery and operations teams to have complete “ownership” over the services they support. In this model,... Read More
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| October 1, 2021

Why Governance & Guardrails are the Real Foundation of Kubernetes Ownership

Would you ever build a house without a roof? How about a master bedroom with no window? Even if you wanted to, your contractor would surely advise against it—and for good... Read More
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| September 15, 2021

How to Rightsize Your Kubernetes Workloads

It’s time to make your first big spend commit to the cloud of your choosing, or you’re getting ready to renew a commit and need all the details to get things right. Before... Read More
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| July 15, 2021

An Intro to Kubernetes Best Practices: Start Your K8s Right

There’s no single right way to achieve success with Kubernetes, but as the cloud native ecosystem continues to expand rapidly, many organizations beginning their Kubernetes... Read More
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| June 17, 2021

Security Is a Service Owner Problem, It’s Not Just for Your CISO

Security Can Be Too Top-Down Security can often feel like a top-down initiative — install an antivirus, do this training so you know how to avoid being phished — that kind of... Read More
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| June 15, 2021

What Does the GitHub Kubernetes Best Practices Badge Mean?

If you’ve been around GitHub land for any period of time, you’ll be familiar with a variety of badges on open source projects. The badges exist to demonstrate the third-party... Read More
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| May 25, 2021

Prevent Risk and Monitor Kubernetes with Fairwinds & Datadog

It can be challenging to get visibility into cloud applications. There’s so many data points distributed across environments related to servers, containers, databases, and... Read More
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| April 1, 2021

Over-Provisioned and Over-Permissioned Containers & Kubernetes

If you live in operations you know every single decision is just one in a seemingly endless series of trade-offs. The “easiest to use systems” are completely accessible by... Read More
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| February 2, 2021

What is Kubernetes Policy as Code?

From Infrastructure as Code to Policy as Code It wasn’t that long ago people started talking about Infrastructure as Code. Part of the reason why is how fast the technology... Read More
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| January 21, 2021

Why Kubernetes Policy Enforcement

Once you’ve overcome the hurdle of deploying Kubernetes, migrating and/or launching your app, now you have to manage Kubernetes. This is no small problem itself. With a... Read More
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| December 15, 2020

Kubernetes Clinic Spotlight on Tabitha Sable: Helping People Level Up

Talking to Tabitha Sable is like trying to stuff 20 pounds of goodness into a 5-pound bag – the whole thing overflows with insight, technical knowledge and a healthy dose of... Read More