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Navigating the Cloud Native Landscape with CloudOps

While important, the process of modernizing legacy infrastructures and becoming cloud native can be elusive. The cloud native landscape is vast, and it’s easy to become overwhelmed by its growing number of competing and overlapping platforms and technologies.

Comparing Service Meshes: Istio, Linkerd, Consul Connect, and Citrix ADC

Microservices have made applications more scalable, portable, and resilient. They enforce volatile and ephemeral environments that allow accelerated software delivery pipelines. 

Their adoption has skyrocketed in the past few years, but their complexity can make their networking problematic. It can be difficult to establish trust between microservices. Canary deployments, the idea of rolling…

Is the Cloud Causing Climate Change?

The effects of cloud computing on climate change are complex. Data centres consume energy and emit greenhouse gases in the process. The information and communications technology industry is projected to take 30% of the global demand for energy by 2030. Currently consuming 7% of the world’s energy supply, internet technology has the same carbon footprint as the aviation industry.

The sourc…

Kubernetes Networking 101

Networking can be very important when dealing with microservice-based architectures, and Kubernetes provides first-class support for a range of different networking configurations. Essentially, it provides you with a simple and abstracted cluster-wide network. Behind the scenes, Kubernetes networking can be quite complex due to its range of different networking plugins. It may be useful to try…

3 Ways to Prepare Remote Teams for DevOps Adoption

DevOps is a combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools that increase an organization’s ability to deliver applications and services at high velocity. But it cannot be achieved simply by containerizing applications and hiring a few DevOps engineers. The adoption of bleeding-edge tools is not enough on its own to deliver the benefits of DevOps. This is especially true for…

Our Work from Home Best Practices: Curated Tips and Tricks

Earlier this year, I moved from leading the marketing group to HR. While I am still happily driving CloudOps’ community participation, I am now also responsible for ongoing learning for our teams. My very first training mission was to research, curate, and present best practices for working from home (including practical and wellness tips on how to optimize remote work pandemic or not) from…

8 Ways to Cut Cloud Consumption Costs

People leverage the cloud for many reasons. More often than not, the need to cut costs ranks high among them. And while the cloud does offer significant benefits that include cost-efficiency, some organizations have found out the hard way that this isn’t necessarily true as they scale. Cloud native infrastructures are complex entities that must be managed properly to scale cost-effectively. In…

Kubernetes Deployments 101

If you’re looking to get started with Kubernetes, this blog post will teach you the basics of deployments.

What is a Kubernetes deployment?

A deployment is one of the many Kubernetes objects. In technical terms, it currently encapsulates the following (which we will be covering below):

1. Pod specification

2. Replica count

3. Deployment strategy

In practical terms, you can…

Bringing HR into the Cloud: The Remote Future of Interviewing

Remote Office

There are companies still talking about digital transformation in 2020, and you’re clearly behind the curve if you’re one of them. While the disparity between those who have gone digital and those who haven’t has been deepening for a while, it became obvious when COVID-19 forced us all to move our offices into our homes. The days of companies offering remote work as a luxury or something…

CloudOps is Named One of The Financial Times The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies in 2020

Montreal, Quebec, April 8th 2020 — CloudOps has been recognized as part of The Financial Times inaugural list of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020. This prestigious award is presented by The Financial Times and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

The FT The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies is comprised of enterprises that hav…

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Montreal, QC H2Y 2P4
CANADA

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Toronto, ON M5H 3V5
CANADA
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Somerville, MA 02143
USA
429 Lenox Ave.
Miami Beach, FL, 33139
USA