Cloud Native Meetups: K8s 1.13 and AKS

This year’s final set of Kubernetes and Cloud Native meetups just took place. They kicked off in Kitchener-Waterloo on November 29th, and continued in Montreal December 3rd, Ottawa December 4th, Toronto December 5th, and Quebec December 6th. In preparation for the upcoming KubeCon and CloudNativeCon in Seattle, a wide range of open source solutions were discussed and, as always, beer and pizza…

Why Cloud Native: Cloud Agnostic Platforms and Automation Driving Business Value

As the benefits of the cloud become increasingly evident, more and more organizations are migrating their workloads. Yet taking full advantage of what the cloud has to offer can require altering your application to make it cloud native.

What is Cloud Native: ‘Cloud native’ describes any application that was built to live in the cloud and designed to optimize its potential. It applies to…

The Beginner’s Guide to the CNCF Landscape

The cloud native landscape can be complicated and confusing. Its myriad of open source projects are supported by the constant contributions of a vibrant and expansive community. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has a landscape map that shows the full extent of cloud native solutions, many of which are under their umbrella.

As a CNCF ambassador, I am actively engaged in promoting…

DevOpsDays Montreal

CloudOps was pleased to sponsor DevOpsDays Montreal, which took place on October 10th and 11th. Featuring a wide range of speakers and activities, the event brought together DevOps practitioners throughout Montreal.

The event kicked off in the morning with a keynote by Alistair Croll entitled ‘Innovation, Disruption, and Discontinuity: Technology isn’t Interesting.’ Innovation has…

Takeaways from Liz Rice: Pop-Up Meetup on Container Security

Last night’s pop-up meetup featured Liz Rice, a renowned expert in container security and technical evangelist at Aqua Security. As an active participant of the CNCF and as co-chair of KubeCon and CloudNativeCon, Liz was able to share her extensive experience with cloud native technologies. The event took place on October 4th at Complexe Desjardins. View Liz’s slide deck here.

The evening…

CloudOps Talks Open Source at ApacheCon 2018

ApacheCon North America was held in Montreal this year from September 24th to 27th. The event featured a CloudStack Collab Conference, in which containers, DevOps, IoT, servers, and web frameworks amongst many other subjects were covered. CloudOps was pleased to sponsor the event, and even more so to participate.

Syed Ahmed discussed A Journey to CloudStack with Francois Nadeau from…

Does the Service Mesh spell the end for Middleware?

 

Middleware is perhaps fading away in the place of the service mesh as Istio and related technologies continue to garner momentum. They both oversee communication between various applications and services, but can differ substantially in operations as well as paradigms. Prominent in service-oriented architectures, could middleware become irrelevant in today’s container-focused…

Podcast: Cloud, Innovation, and Updates from Google Next 2018

Ian Rae, CloudOps’ CEO and founder, discussed cloud innovation with Rob Hirschfeld on the most recent episode of ‘L8ist Sh9y Podcast’.

Recorded while Ian was at Google Next 2018, this episode explored how the cloud industry has not always evolved as predicted. It wasn’t believed early on that Google would emerge as a big player and cloud resources were expected to becom…

The Containerization of Machine Learning: TensorFlow, Kubernetes and Kubeflow

Machine learning (ML) is a method of data analysis for identifying patterns and predicting future probabilities. It is part of research on artificial intelligence (AI). By inputting data with predetermined answers into mathematical models, computers can train themselves to predict future unknown sets of inputs.

While ML has so far been successful in solving specified tasks, the analysis of…

Cloud Native Meetups: K8s 1.11, Helm, PostgreSQL, and Traefik

Kubernetes celebrated its fourth birthday across eastern Canada this week with a series of cloud native meetups in Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Toronto, and Kitchener-Waterloo. This quarter’s series of Kubernetes and Cloud Native meetups brought together a range of speakers, including Ayrat Khayretdinov, Baruch Sadogursky, Jonathan Katz, and Daniel Tomcej. Below is an overview of the content…

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Montreal, QC H2Y 2P4
CANADA

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Toronto, ON M5H 3V5
CANADA
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USA
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USA