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    Who Is Running My Kubernetes Pod? The Past, Present, and Future of Container Runtimes

    by Phil Estes Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 05, 2018

    Container runtime choices have grown over time to include other options beyond the popular Docker engine. The Open Container Initiative (OCI) has successfully standardized the concept of a container and container image in order to guarantee interoperability between runtimes. This article looks at the past, present, and future of container engine implementations.

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    Microservices in a Post-Kubernetes Era

    by Bilgin Ibryam Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 01, 2018 1

    The microservice architecture is still the most popular architectural style for distributed systems. But Kubernetes and the cloud native movement have redefined certain aspects of application design and development at scale. Modern developers must be fluent in a programming language to implement the business functionality, and equally fluent in cloud native technologies.

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    Packaging Applications for Docker and Kubernetes: Metaparticle vs Pulumi vs Ballerina

    by Lakmal Warusawithana Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 24, 2018

    Metaparticle, Ballerina, and Pulumi have introduced different approaches by empowering developers to handle deployment automation within programing language itself without having handwriting YAMLs. This is becoming a trend and will change the DevOps practice in the software industry.

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Building an API Gateway with the Ballerina Programming Language

Posted by Nuwan Dias Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 18, 2018

An API Gateway is a layer in an architecture pattern that handles many cross-cutting concerns. This article is about how we built an API Gateway in Ballerina for the WSO2 API Manager.

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Book Review and Q&A: Microservices and Containers by Parminder Singh Kocher

Posted by Tim Hodkinson Follow 12 Followers on  May 11, 2018

The book Microservices and Containers provides a deep dive into the main concepts, patterns and technologies used to implement modern, highly available, highly scalable cloud-native applications.

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Continuous Delivery with Kubernetes the Hard Way

Posted by Luke Marsden Follow 2 Followers on  May 30, 2017

Automating continuous delivery with Kubernetes requires a Single-Source-Of-Truth, and that rollbacks can be implemented efficiently without requiring new code changes to be pushed.

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Elevating Builds into a Container

Posted by Wes Higbee Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 29, 2016

Automated builds and delivery pipelines are a wonderful thing once they’re operational. But provisioning build agents can be quite painful. It can be greatly simplified by running tools in containers. 1

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The Container Landscape: Docker Alternatives, Orchestration, and Implications for Microservices

Posted by Kai Wähner Follow 1 Followers on  Nov 20, 2016

The orchestration of containers is key for success, and various technologies are competing for market share. This article examines the current tooling and how this relates to deploying microservices. 2

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Controlling Hybrid Cloud Complexity with Containers: CoreOS, rkt, and Image Standards

Posted by Josh Wood Follow 0 Followers on  May 01, 2016

CoreOS have studied the emerging state-of-the-art application design and deployment patterns, and integrated a number of open source projects with the goal of creating a modular container platform.

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Build Your Own Container Using Less than 100 Lines of Go

Posted by Julian Friedman Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 22, 2016

This article demonstrates how it possible to build a simple container using less than 100 lines of Golang code. Topics covered include namespaces, cgroups and layered filesystems. 1

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Article Series: Containers in the Real World - Stepping Off the Hype Curve

Posted by Daniel Bryant Follow 825 Followers on  Apr 17, 2016

This article series explains how containers are actually being used within the enterprise.

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Docker Containers LiveLessons Review and Q&A

Posted by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Feb 29, 2016

Docker Containers LiveLessons aim to show what Docker containers are and how they can be used by practitioners with no previous experience with it. InfoQ has spoken with course instructor Chris Negus.