A Brief Guide to Securing Containers at Scale

Containers have changed the way we run applications, providing means to greatly increase their speed, scalability, and efficiency. They are a form of operating system virtualization that is combined with application software packaging to create portable, reusable, and automatable ways of packaging and running applications. Ever since Kubernetes, the container orchestration system, was open…

Why I Joined CloudOps

After spending the last three years scaling up an open source network solutions startup from ground up to acquisition, I am fortunate to be starting a tremendous new opportunity with a rare sense of completion.

So, why did I decide to join my friends at CloudOps?

The short answer is simple – for the people, community and technology.

People

People are the most significant challeng…

CNCF Ambassador Spill: Takeaways from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon

Over 8,000 people attended KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Seattle last month. They were there to celebrate the exponential growth of Kubernetes, the open source software for orchestrating containers. Since the first KubeCon in 2015, the cloud native community has mushroomed in size and success. As Janet Kuo stated in her keynote address, “Kubernetes is now very, very boring” – it has become an…

Why you need a DevOps Transformation to Survive

Software is eating the world and organizations are continuously moving towards software-based solutions to their industry’s problems. They are doing so as part of digital transformations that allow them to deliver stronger financial performances.

Cloud is the enabler of this process as it is breaking down non-digital systems and clearing the way for digitally advanced processes and tools to…

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 ecosystem 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…

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