CloudOps listed in the Branham300 for 2017

CloudOps is pleased to be listed in the Branham300 Top 250 companies in 2018 for the third consecutive year. CloudOps has been listed as the 197th company, up from last year. Consisting of Canada’s most profitable, public and private technology companies, the ranking is based on revenue. All Top 250 companies have demonstrated significant revenue growth in every year since 2009, and altogether…

Why We Chose Ansible for Automating Configuration Management

Ansible is an open source tool for automating configuration management, deployment, and orchestration. It has an agentless approach that is designed to simplify the process of deploying VMs while allowing greater control over and agility in their configuration. While Ansible can be used to deploy and maintain standardized server configurations via templates (Ansible Playbooks), it can also b…

What does GDPR mean for your Cloud Application?

GDPR came into effect on May 25th. What first seemed like something that could be swept under the rug is quickly becoming reality as everyone scrambles to understand the extent of its implications. Even with it already here, less than 10% of businesses say they are GDPR ready. But with fines for non-compliance slated to reach €20m or 4% of total worldwide revenue from last year (whichever turns…

Why Kubernetes Ingresses aren’t as Difficult as You Think

How to use Ingresses to Route your Services on a Vanilla K8s Deployment

If you’re using Kubernetes, you probably have deployments or stateful sets managing a number of pods that are running different microservices within a greater application. What use is this if your microservices can’t communicate with each other? They are running as a number of pods scheduled by Kubernetes, and thes…

Cloud Native Meetup: K8s 1.10 Update, K8s Image Admittance, Rancher 2.0 Cluster Management, KubeVirt, Stateful Sets, Rook & Jaeger

In the wake of the recent KubeCon, we held an exciting series of Q2 cloud native meetups in Montreal, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ottawa, Toronto, and Quebec City. Featuring a range of topics, we enjoyed discussing all things cloud native with the community.

Each meetup started with a 1.10 update of KubeCon by our very own Mike Wojcikiewicz and our CNCF ambassador, Ayrat Kharetdninov. Their updat…

CloudOps is Now a Kubernetes Training Partner

CloudOps is happy to announce membership of the newly-founded Kubernetes Training Partner (KTP) program. Run by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the KTP program focuses on furthering the educational efforts of Kubernetes Certified Service Providers (KCSP). CloudOps provides support, consulting, professional services, as well as training for organizations seeking to embrace cloud…

Overcoming Compliance Confusion: Why You Need a SOC 2 Foundation

Yes, it’s overwhelming.

There is a rising wave of formal compliance efforts today, driven by customer demands, regulatory requirements, and/or the organizations’ desires to demonstrate its internal security controls and practices to external parties. Recent data protection laws have enshrined the individual’s right to privacy and security of their personal data across the globe. As…

The Value of OpenShift for the Enterprise Software Transformation

Red Hat OpenShift offers a full platform solution based on open source technologies. It provides DevOps teams with integrated environments that oversee key aspects of the software development life cycle. It leverages a Kubernetes platform that manages the building and deployment of Docker containers at scale, and offers rich features of its own. OpenShift can be easily integrated into…

Java’s Got a New Release Train: Are you on it or under it?

Oracle is taking a more contemporary approach to releasing new versions of the Java platform with the recent release of Java 10. Rather than letting feature readiness drive the timing of new releases, Oracle will employ a train release model. New versions will be released every six months – regardless of content. Sun Microsystems, and now Oracle, have traditionally released new versions every two…

How to Generate and Use Dynamic Secrets for AWS IAM with Vault using Kubernetes & Helm

Your first step to securely store, access, and deploy sensitive application information
In today’s API and Cloud-platform driven world, we operators, developers, and architects are presented with the critical challenge of managing application secrets, encryption, and access to any application and infrastructure in the Cloud. Securing and rotating secrets regularly and properly, both in t…

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