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“Cloud Wisdom Weekly: for tech companies and startups” is a new blog series we’re running this fall to answer common questions our tech and startup customers ask us about how to build apps faster, smarter, and cheaper. In this installment, Google Cloud Product Manager Rachel Tsao explores how to save on compute costs with modern …

Storing state with containers Kubernetes has become the preferred choice for running not only stateless workloads (e.g., web services) but also for stateful applications (e.g., e-commerce applications). According to the Data on Kubernetes report, over 70% of Kubernetes users run stateful applications in containers. Additionally, there is a rising trend of managed data services like MariaDB and Databricks using Google …

This article is going to tackle the installation of VMware Tanzu Application Platform and securing the UI with transport layer security (TLS) and Microsoft Windows Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). But first, what is the Tanzu Application Platform? VMware Tanzu Application Platform is a modular, application-aware platform that provides a rich set of developer tooling and …

As Swift is deployed across more platforms, it is important that Swift can be developed on more platforms as well. The Swift Extension for Visual Studio Code provides a cross-platform solution for Swift development supporting macOS, Linux, and Windows. Motivation Swift is held back from extending outside the Apple ecosystem by the lack of a first-class, integrated …

Kubernetes is a popular tool for container orchestration. But why are so many companies choosing to use Kubernetes, and what benefit does it offer software development and DevOps teams? This article will look at why so many teams choose Kubernetes and why it might be a good fit for you. Why Use Kubernetes Build Modular …

The IT world is adopting container-based infrastructures more and more every day. However, the advantages, disadvantages and even the limitations are not clear to everyone. Considering that even large companies are approaching container-based infrastructures, it is a good idea to account for possible attack areas and the potential impact of a data breach. Technologies like …

How to Monitor Docker with Telegraf and InfluxDB Docker is an increasingly popular choice for businesses dealing with containerized applications. However, as with any new technology, Docker introduces complexities that need to be managed. Some of these complexities relate to infrastructure and application monitoring. Due to the abstraction offered by containers, traditional monitoring solutions might not be …

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, was named a “Leader” in The Forrester Wave™ Public Cloud Container Platforms Q1 2022, among the eight most significant players evaluated. Recognized as a leader in the field by Forrester for the first time, Alibaba Cloud also obtained the highest score among all evaluated …

Virtualization and containerization are in VMware’s DNA. But did you know we’re also experts in databases? Greenplum represents more than 15 years of development experience parallelizing Postgres to crunch petabyte-scale data sets. Indeed, we’ve made more than 600 commits to the PostgreSQL project in the last 18 months alone. And now we’re combining all that …