July Best DevOps and Cloud Native Stories
These are the most visited and read stories from last month.
Since this website was released, we were engaged in publishing insightful stories and blog posts from the DevOps and Cloud Native world. Thanks also to our contributors Blameless, MetricFire, CloudPlex, TotalCloud, and Debricked, who were the first contributors in this project.
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"In the first post of a three-part series, get started on understanding CI/CD pipelines for Kubernetes applications. Also take a look at the tools and resources you can use to build CI/CD pipelines."
As the coronavirus or COVID continues to spread around the world, and the World Health Organization calls the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic, companies need to assess their work as usual during this time.
As a result of the recent challenges, many companies are demanding more remote access solutions. With these solutions, employers want to ensure that their employees can continue to run their daily business from home. A popular solution is Desktop as a Service (DaaS).
Compare Grafana and Power BI on market position, pricing, and core strengths.
Monitoring is an essential tool but your time and budget are limited. MetricFire hosts your monitoring so you can spend more time on creating your product and less time on monitoring it.
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With the rise of remote work, fostering psychological safety within teams is crucial. In this blog we discuss what psychological safety looks like, the benefits of making it part of your organization's culture, and ways to prioritize it.
Leaning in to a cloud native strategy: Software is eating the world and industries are being disrupted. Underneath it all, modern applications have completely changed. It's creating complex interdependencies between these different modules, especially when you're running inside in a hybrid environment. So it really comes down to managing complexity.
Cloud versus building in house: The best thing that you can do for your company is to say no to certain things. It elevates your credibility, and it shows focus and commitment to a real problem.
Advice to other startups: The key is SaaS economics. You have to break SaaS economics down into its constituent parts and look at each one of those things very, very closely. No decision is likely to be the one that kills you. Not taking any kind of action is really the thing that's going to hurt the most.
During this crisis, we’re all trying our best to keep ourselves and others healthy, manage chaotic homes, and prioritize our mental health. However, this can be difficult even when we’re not experiencing a pandemic. With the added stress, burnout is occurring at an alarming rate with people unable to separate home from work, the increased burden of keeping everything on and heightened on-call loads, and the strain on communication.
Somedays, you might find it difficult to unplug and relax. Others, you may dread logging on. However, this doesn’t mean you’re not good at your job or capable of remote work. Instead, this is likely a version of burnout that none of us have experienced before. It’s difficult to overcome, but there are some ways to combat this and keep yourself and your team from burning out.
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“Are you a Docker person or a Kubernetes person?”
“AWS ECS is for you if you like using Docker!”
“AWS EKS is for you if you love Kubernetes!”
“AWS Fargate is for you if you do not want the grunt work of managing either Docker or Kubernetes!”
While we have heard such statements from cloud engineers on several accounts, each of these services surprisingly look similar at the top level, but have their own characteristics and advantages.
To give you a quick walk through, here’s a table with few key curated facts.
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