Mesh your Services with Istio: Solving Complexity at the Network Layer

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Istio and the service mesh

Developed in collaboration between Google and IBM, Istio is an open source technology that provides operational control over and behavioural insight into the service mesh of an application as a whole. Sitting above the application layer, service meshes consist of a dedicated network layer abstracted away from microservices themselves. Monitoring the service mesh,…

Lyft’s Migration to Envoy, 1.9 Update & Cilium Networking Meetup

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CloudOps hosted an exciting event last night at the Centre cloud.ca in Montreal bringing in speakers from Seattle and Silicon Valley. The event included a 1.9 release update, and presentations on Lyft’s migration to Envoy, and Cilium Network Security. It was the first Kubernetes meetup of the year, and was the meetup that saw Kubernetes integrate into the broader Cloud Native Computing…

Lost at Sea: Navigating the Complexities of Kubernetes

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A Comparative Summary of Kubernetes Tooling: Open Source, Distributions, and Managed Services

While the efficiency and long-term viability of Kubernetes are apparent, its reputation for complexity is not unfounded. To that end, CloudOps has compiled a summary of the most well-known tooling to implement and manage Kubernetes clusters. Facilitating the deployment of containers at scale,…

Containerizing ONAP for Efficiency: Why Bell created OOM using Kubernetes

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Companies determined to stay digitally relevant are adopting software-centric architectures and many are transitioning their Information Technology (IT) departments from virtual machines (VMs) to containers in order to orchestrate workloads in an agile fashion. Although VMs have brought some degree of agility and flexibility by abstracting the computer system into virtual machine images, they…

Hashicorp User Group Meetup #2

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CloudOps was pleased to collaborate with Hashicorp User Group, fondly known as HUG, for its second DevOps Montreal meetup last night. Hosted at espace cloud.ca, the event began with beer, pizza, and mingling, before moving onto more substantive talks.

cloud.ca’s very own Clément Contini began by speaking about leveraging Hashicorp’s Terraform to create Kubernetes clusters on public…

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