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4 minute read
| August 26, 2020

When to Use a Kubernetes Managed Service vs. Hiring Internally

Over the years in leadership at Fairwinds I've been part of making decisions about hiring in-house talent or using a managed service. There are a number of situations... Read More
1 minute read
| August 26, 2020

How-to-Kube: Pod Basics

In this segment, Fairwinds SRE, Kim Schlesinger, shows you how to create a pod using the nginx image, view the yaml, and delete the pod. Read More
11 minute read
| August 20, 2020

Kubernetes Clinic Spotlight: Brad Geesaman, Shining A Light on Kubernetes Security

Brad Geesaman has been at the intersection of IT security and infrastructure for nearly two decades. An expert equally comfortable talking at KubeCon or BlackHat, Brad... Read More
9 minute read
| August 18, 2020

Gemini: Automate Backups of PersistentVolumes in Kubernetes

Persistent Storage is Hard Read More
2 minute read
| August 11, 2020

Kubernetes Configuration Validation in Datadog Marketplace

Today Datadog has announced its new Marketplace, a platform for third-party application development that provides customers with access to a wide range of tools,... Read More
2 minute read
| August 6, 2020

Is Your Kubernetes Infrastructure Production-Grade?

Kubernetes is a powerful open source platform for managing containers that enables declarative configuration and automation. It can be fully customizable to be the PaaS... Read More
5 minute read
| August 5, 2020

Do I Need a Kubernetes Managed Service or Professional Service?

Over the last five years we have iterated as a company and moved significantly from "Kubernetes Professional Services" to the other side of the spectrum "Kubernetes... Read More
6 minute read
| July 31, 2020

Kubernetes Problem Solving

No doubt when running Kubernetes you will spend a good amount of time problem solving. Our team does a lot of problem solving across many different Kubernetes deployments.... Read More
7 minute read
| July 28, 2020

Nova Open Source Tool - Monitor Helm for New Releases

When running a production Kubernetes cluster, one of the most important (and burdensome) tasks is keeping everything up-to-date. Kubernetes itself cuts quarterly releases,... Read More
4 minute read
| July 24, 2020

22 Essential Kubernetes Concepts

Cloud native represents a paradigm shift in the way infrastructure is deployed. If you are new to cloud native and Kubernetes, there are 22 essential Kubernetes concepts... Read More
9 minute read
| July 14, 2020

Terraform and EKS: a Step-by-Step Guide to Deploying Your First Cluster

In a four part series, we’ve discussed Terraform and why it’s important, and provided a step-by-step guide to Terraform with AKS and GKE. Now we run through EKS. Read More
10 minute read
| July 14, 2020

Getting Started with Terraform and AKS: a Step-by-Step Guide to Deploying Your First Cluster

We are major advocates of using infrastructure as code to manage Kubernetes. Terraform is our tool of choice to mange the entire lifecycle of Kubernetes infrastructure.... Read More