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Choose Container Orchestrators Strategically

Deciding which of container orchestrator is right for your organization or team now and in the future is an exercise in strategy. This post will help you develop a strategy aligned to your specific customer needs, technological and organizational assets, desired business state, and other information required to build a good strategy.

What is different about Kubernetes

Kubernetes is a container orchestrator built by a large community of technology vendors and users that was inspired by Google's Borg orchestrator. Kubernetes is operated by everyone from major Cloud providers to you. From the What is Kubernetes page: Kubernetes is a...

Minimum Viable Pumpkin

I’m sharing this story to illustrate how you can frame, approach, and explain all kinds of activities as Agile delivery processes. We decompose problems and their solutions all the time and Agile/Lean is applicable for more than just software — in this case a pumpkin.

Concept: Container Orchestrator

A container orchestrator schedules, runs, and supervises containerized application processes, usually across a cluster of hosts. This post describes the responsibilities of a container orchestrator and what the orchestrator integrates with.

Read raw, unedited customer feedback

Here's an idea to help your team build empathy for what customers are feeling when they use your service. Read raw, unedited customer feedback about your product or service as a team. There's probably a ton of this data kicking around your organization's customer...

Uninterrupted Time

When was the last time you worked uninterrupted for one hour? An entire hour. Much of the work technologists and other knowledge workers perform requires significant time to load context, think, and work out the solution. But frequently, we do not give people that...

About #NoDrama

Learn how to design, build, and operate systems in the Cloud one day and concept at a time.  A few times a week, Stephen Kuenzli will share his thoughts on building robust systems, architecting for and migrating to AWS, and using DevOps and engineering practices to manage complexity and deliver safely.

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