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Pros and Cons of Using Windows Containers to Containerize Monoliths

[fa icon="user"] Robert Perrin [fa icon="calendar"]  Sep 2, 2020 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

As a technology leader in your organization, many of your decisions come down to allocating resources: balancing and prioritizing risk and reward, stability and velocity, the present and the future. In an ideal world, technical debt would always be addressed before it started accruing interest. Long-term maintenance and operations expenses would be accurately weighed against the short-term development expenses that could mitigate them.

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Azure Container Orchestration 101: Azure Web Apps vs ACI vs AKS

[fa icon="user"] David Henry [fa icon="calendar"]  Dec 11, 2019 10:45:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

Containers are increasingly becoming the de-facto strategy for cloud native deployments. With the question of orchestration looming over those deployments, cloud vendors continue to provide multiple offerings for managing your containerized services. In this article, we’ll compare 3 main Azure offerings for container orchestration: Azure Web Apps, Azure Container Instances, and Azure Kubernetes Service.

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AWS Container Orchestration 101: ECS vs Fargate vs EKS

[fa icon="user"] David Henry [fa icon="calendar"]  Mar 12, 2019 3:45:00 PM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

Going cloud-native and choosing AWS as your cloud platform is an important decision. Once you’ve set your mind to that path, the next step is to select the right managed services for your infrastructure. If you’re implementing a microservice approach on AWS, there are multiple options for hosting your containerized services. Here is a high-level overview of ECS, Fargate, and EKS and tips for choosing the best container orchestration option for your organization.

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Powering Kubernetes: Benefits and Drawbacks of Azure vs. AWS

[fa icon="user"] Zachary Sersland [fa icon="calendar"]  Jun 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

Containers have been catching on with developers and executives alike in recent years as more and more people realize their usefulness. Though useful, this means you now need to manage several moving parts. That’s where Kubernetes comes in to handle container orchestration. Since implementing a Kubernetes cluster comes with its own set of challenges, a variety of tools has emerged to increase speed to deployment. Several cloud providers offer fully managed Kubernetes clusters, and each has an ecosystem to meet your unique needs.

This article focuses on Azure and AWS and provides a breakdown of the potential benefits and drawbacks of each in powering Kubernetes.

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Beginner’s Guide to Adopting Containers for Application Development

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Jun 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

In the quest for digital transformation, containers aid in increasing the portability and rapid delivery of applications. They are a tool that fits perfectly within the Cloud, Agile, DevOps toolkit. The catch is, the decision to try containerization involves getting buy-in from multiple groups of people.

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