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Designing Your First Application in Kubernetes, Part 3: Communicating via Services

I reviewed the basic setup for building applications in Kubernetes in part 1 of this blog series, and discussed processes as pods and controllers in part 2. In this post, I’ll explain how to...

Designing Your First App in Kubernetes, Part 2: Setting up Processes

I reviewed the basic setup for building applications in Kubernetes in part 1 of this blog series. In this post, I’ll explain how to use pods and controllers to create scalable processes for managing...

Designing Your First App in Kubernetes, Part 1: Getting Started

Image credit: Evan Lovely Kubernetes: Always Powerful, Occasionally Unwieldy Kubernetes’s gravity as the container orchestrator of choice continues to grow, and for good reason: It has the...

5 Things That Happen When You Get Locked In to an Application Platform

The Consequences of Application Platform Lock-in  If you’ve worked in IT for a few years, you’ve seen it happen. You select an application framework, operating system, database platform,...

Don’t Pick an Ops Platform Your Devs Won’t Use

In all of the excitement and buzz around Kubernetes, one important factor in the conversation that seems to be glossed over is how and where containerized applications are built. Going back to...

Developing Docker-Powered Apps on Windows with WSL 2

This is a guest post from Docker Captain Antonis Kalipetis, a Senior Software Engineer at efood.gr — the leading online food delivery service in Greece. He is a Python lover and developer and helps...

5 Things to Try with Docker Desktop WSL 2 Tech Preview

We are pleased to announce the availability of our Technical Preview of Docker Desktop for WSL 2!  As a refresher, this preview makes use of the new Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) version...