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How Kubernetes and Linkerd became Lunar’s multi-cloud communication backbone At Lunar, a Scandinavian online bank, we embraced cloud native tech early on. We’ve been running Kubernetes since 2017 and today have over 250 microservices distributed across three clouds. This blog will explore how we set out to centralize all platform services. The gains were substantial …

In 2007, in order to meet ever increasing traffic demands of YouTube, Google started building what is now the Google Global Cache program. Over the past 15 years, we have added thousands of edge caching locations around the world, with widely varying hosting conditions—some in customer data centers, some in remote locations with limited connectivity. …

Red Hat and IBM Research have worked together on projects for years, including grass-roots collaborations, often in relevant open-source communities. But when IBM Research connected with Red Hat’s Products and Technologies leadership to find synergies, we used our joint expertise to make an even greater impact on our clients, particularly for the hybrid cloud platform. …

Finding software engineers has been a pressing business topic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses have been searching for digital specialists to support transformation efforts, adapt products and services, strengthen security to facilitate teleworking, or modify infrastructure to increase flexibility. A 2022 Pentalog report based on a SkillValue ranking helps answer a question being asked across …

phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, today announced another major update to its Bare Metal Cloud (BMC) platform. Developers can now leverage Bare Metal Cloud to provision multi-node, geo-distributed workload clusters through SUSE Rancher. The platform now supports streamlined deployment of high …

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR), the observability company, announced a series of product innovations and enhancements at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2022 to help millions of engineers take a daily, data-driven approach to Kubernetes observability. New Relic re-architected its Kubernetes integration to reduce the overhead associated with monitoring Kubernetes environments with an improved memory footprint, flexible scraping …

Cost optimization is a growing concern for organizations rapidly moving towards open-source and cloud-native projects based on Kubernetes. While flexibility remains one of the key strengths of Kubernetes, it often leads to excessive spending, due to overprovisioning of workload resources. The primary challenge with cost projection and control in a Kubernetes cost management ecosystem is …

You can tell the maturity of something by its challenges. For example, the problems of a 27-year-old are different from those of a 47-year-old. In case it’s not clear, this is my attempt at making a relatable analogy to the maturity of Kubernetes. Though, it might be more accurate to say Kubernetes has reached a …

Kubernetes never existed without Baremetals !! If we say that, it would not be incorrect for enterprises at all. It is of no surprise that some of the personas have not been able to realize that fact. Not that, they need to but knowledge is the currency. And, our intention here is to explain just …

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR), the observability company, today announced  expanded support for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), with an add-on for Amazon EKS Blueprints that automates and standardizes how engineers add observability instrumentation to software deployed on Kubernetes. The new add-on deploys New Relic’s Kubernetes observability components — including infrastructure agents, Kube events, logging, auto-telemetry …