Eastern Canada’s Kubernetes and Cloud Native Meetups – Summer 2019

Summer was punctuated with many great talks and cupcakes as we closed off the season with the Kubernetes Birthday Bash. Our roadshow took us to Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo, where our CNCF Ambassador, Ayrat Khayretdinov, relayed important news and updates from the CNCF. Most notable is KubeCon North America taking place on November 18th to 21st in San Diego. T…

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Montreal Cloud Native Day 2019

Montreal’s first Cloud Native Day was last Tuesday. The event brought together Kubernetes and cloud native communities from across Eastern Canada and featured a full day of talks. The event was attended by over 200 cloud native enthusiasts and culminated the Kubernetes and cloud native meetups run by CloudOps in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Quebec City.

Luc Perkins…

Eastern Canada’s Kubernetes and Cloud Native Meetups – Spring Edition 2019

With summer right around the corner, CloudOps held a series of Kubernetes and Cloud Native meetups in Montreal, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ottawa, Toronto, and Quebec City. In the wake of KubeCon in Barcelona, updates on the Kubernetes and cloud native ecosystem were given by Ayrat Khayretdinov, our very own CNCF ambassador.

The meetups begin in Montreal at Ubisoft’s office. Jean-Philippe Belanger…

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An Adventure in Multi-Cloud Networking with Kubernetes and Tungsten Fabric

With a couple weeks before KubeCon and an impending presentation, I embarked on a small adventure to try networking together two different Kubernetes clusters with Tungsten Fabric, the goal being to do a live demo at the Tungsten Fabric Developers Summit.

The demo was designed to be a simplified illustration of the broader hybrid/multi-cloud use case of connecting two distinct networks in t…

Comparing Service Meshes: Istio, Linkerd and Consul Connect

The use of microservice-based architectures has skyrocketed in the past few years, highlighting their ability to make applications more scalable, portable, and resilient than their monolithic predecessors. But the volatile and ephemeral environments that microservices encourage can make networking inherently problematic.

It can be difficult to establish trust between microservices, slowing…

To Russia with Love: Deploying Kubernetes in Foreign Locations

A few years ago, CloudOps started working with a large European client who wanted to migrate their workloads into Google Cloud Platform (GCP). They were looking to modernize their application with containers and use the most mature Kubernetes distribution at the time: Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). They additionally wanted their application platform to use libraries of automation recipes based…

Eastern Canada’s Kubernetes and Cloud Native Meetups – Winter Edition

This year’s first set of Kubernetes and Cloud Native Meetups in Eastern Canada just took place from February 25th to March 6th, happening in Quebec City, Ottawa, Montreal, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Toronto. A wide array of topics were discussed, and CloudOps was excited to see such active participation from Eastern Canada’s cloud native communities.

Each meetup began with an update by Ayrat…

Infographic: Your Guide to Kubernetes Distributions

Kubernetes standardizes application design into modular and portable microservices that can be easily deployed and scaled over multiple cloud environments. Organizations can own their destinies in the cloud by leveraging vanilla tools, distros, or managed services.

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