Containers/K8s

July 19, 2024

In case you missed it, Kubernetes turned ten this summer. It's the perfect opportunity to reflect on how far cloud-native has come, and what the next ten years might hold. So to commemorate the occasion, here are ten top findings from Spectro Cloud's new 2024 State of Production Kubernetes report ...

July 17, 2024

Kubernetes, or K8s, will soon be synonymous with application delivery, if it isn't already ... Organizations planning to make Kubernetes the base of operations for their workloads should know what this new cloud-native landscape will look like and how to prepare for it ...

June 12, 2024

For developers and engineers, Kubernetes represents a significant — and welcome — shift ... Unfortunately, Kubernetes also comes with drawbacks — mainly in the form of security vulnerabilities that most businesses have yet to fully wrap their minds around ...

June 03, 2024

There is no way to overestimate the significance of strong application security in the quickly changing digital world ... In this blog, we explore some key trends shaping the landscape of application security testing services in 2023 ...

February 26, 2024

Regardless of what kind of technology you're working with, boosting productivity is pivotal in today's market due to the proliferation of new innovations, the increase of AI, and an increasing consumer demand for a faster time to market. Developer productivity holds immense importance, not merely in coding faster but in making every minute count, particularly when time is constantly working against you ...

November 30, 2023

Ops teams are increasingly struggling as their Kubernetes environments grow more complex, according to The New Frontiers of Kubernetes: 2023 State of Production Kubernetes, from Spectro Cloud, based on a survey conducted by Dimensional Research ...

November 28, 2023

Serverless containers continue to rise in popularity — 46% of container organizations now run serverless containers, up from 31% two years ago — as teams look to improve developer productivity, according to 10 Insights on Real-World Container Use, a report from Datadog ...

November 20, 2023

The largest takeaway we should all be focused on for 2024 is this: Kubernetes technology is on a rapid growth trajectory ... In fact, 80% of developers surveyed in DZone's annual Kubernetes in the Enterprise 2023 report expressed that their organization was currently running Kubernetes clusters, and the report suggests that the Kubernetes industry may be close to reaching its saturation point ...

August 07, 2023

As an orchestration tool, Kubernetes solves many IT issues that are, unfortunately, part and parcel of using containers, including the need for high availability, reliability, scalability, fault tolerance, and spiraling costs. It's clear Kubernetes makes sense for organizations looking to manage containerized applications, but it's also a smart tool to help scale digital transformations — here's why ...

May 02, 2023

The majority of organizations surveyed (97%) are gaining business benefits from Kubernetes — including growth in market share and increased profits, according to The State of Kubernetes 2023 from VMware ...

January 10, 2023

In 2023, developers will demand solutions that enable highly available cloud-native SQL Server availability groups (AGs) in containers, including support for Kubernetes (K8s) clusters — across mixed environments and across any type of infrastructure or cloud ...

December 12, 2022

Industry experts offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2023. Part 5 covers microservices and containers ...

October 25, 2022

As a recent technology, containers have emerged as a tool that can help your business become more agile in your software development lifecycle. Containers have many benefits that can give you a competitive advantage compared with more traditional software delivery methods. In this post, I explain what containers are, share the key benefits of containers for software development, and discuss why you might consider adding them to your DevOps processes ...

September 14, 2022

A large percentage of Kubernetes deployments fail because organizations underestimate the complexity of Kubernetes and overestimate their ability to implement and manage a Kubernetes environment — a recent study showed that 100% of companies surveyed thought there were challenges with Kubernetes deployment ... Let's dive into 5 early indicators that a Kubernetes project is destined to fail ...

August 11, 2022

The broad adoption of containers and the emergence of Kubernetes as a de facto standard have pushed the boundaries of cloud native development's impact even further. Containers, though not a prerequisite for microservices, provide the right packaging for the mass adoption of microservices. As with all new tech, however, when one problem is solved, another often emerges ...

July 14, 2022

Kubernetes is a thriving open-source project delivering rapid innovation with releases three times a year. If using fully managed Kubernetes from public cloud providers, be prepared for Kubernetes service life cycles that are aggressive ...

July 13, 2022

As containers become the default choice for developing and distributing modern applications and Kubernetes (k8s) the de-facto platform for deploying, running, and scaling such applications, enterprises need to scale their Kubernetes environments rapidly to keep up. However, rapidly scaling Kubernetes environments can be challenging ...

June 15, 2022

Kubernetes and the ecosystem of cloud native technologies unlock innovation for organizations and provide a means to achieve the goals of elasticity, agility, optimized resource utilization, reduced service costs and workload portability. Security and optimized resource utilization are high priorities for practitioners, reminding us that the cloud native space is maturing, and focus is moving from Day Zero to Day Two operations, according to the Kubernetes and Cloud Native Operations survey report from Canonical ...

April 26, 2022

Just like health in humans where both nature and nurture play an important role; a healthy Kubernetes deployment too needs to have the right start with secure foundations, as well as secure operational practices to keep your clusters running. However, accidents do occur, and things go wrong unexpectedly, so it is critical to invest in an insurance policy with Kubernetes data protection ...

April 21, 2022

Leading organizations around the world are adopting cloud native technologies to build next- generation products and achieve the agility that they need to stay ahead of their competition. Although cloud native and Kubernetes are very disruptive technologies, there is another technology that is probably the most disruptive technology of our generation — artificial intelligence (AI) and its subset, machine learning (ML) ...

March 14, 2022

With so much at stake in delivering better software faster, it is important to set up for Kubernetes success from the very beginning. I asked some industry experts if they had tips on how to get started, and here are the top tips I received ...

February 08, 2022

Containers provide users with a host of benefits, including faster delivery, agility, portability and modernization. The popularity of the technology will continue to grow, from 30% of global organizations running containerized applications today to more than 75% by the end of 2022 ...

January 26, 2022

Spectro Cloud has published results from their first annual Kubernetes adoption survey to provide both businesses and the broader ecosystem with a real-world reference point of best practices as it relates to Kubernetes deployment and management. Here's what was uncovered ...

January 12, 2022

Kubernetes usage is clearly on the rise. Yet more and more companies using Kubernetes with applications in production are facing challenges managing and operating the systems. This begged the question: Which challenges are commonplace, and what patterns can we observe from Kubernetes usage? ...

January 04, 2022

As part of the 2022 DevOps Predictions list, DEVOPSdigest asked industry experts — from analysts and consultants to users and the top vendors — how they think Kubernetes and containers will evolve and impact business in 2022 ...

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