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Istio Part 1 - Kubernetes Weight Based Traffic Management

Istio Part 1 - Kubernetes Weight Based Traffic Management

by Jesse Antoszyk | Monday, Sep 23, 2019 | Kubernetes Service Mesh Istio

Service mesh is a technology that is being rapidly adopted by organizations leveraging Kubernetes and other container platforms for their application deployments. Service meshes provides advanced routing, observability, and security between your microservices. Istio is a platform independent service mesh that provides a series of Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) for use with Kubernetes. This allows for a declarative configuration-based model for traffic management, a powerful capability to enhance the security and funtion of your microservices.

BoxBoat Announces Microsoft Gold Partner Status

BoxBoat Announces Microsoft Gold Partner Status

by David Widen | Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 | Microsoft

Washington, D.C. – BoxBoat Technologies, LLC (BoxBoat), a leading DevOps and Digital Transformation Consultancy, announces Gold Partner status with Microsoft. Microsoft Gold partners are proven implementors who enable organizations to rapidly adopt Microsoft products as part of their business strategy. Microsoft Azure is a leading public cloud that enables organizations to adopt cutting edge technologies to support their cloud strategy. Supporting 54 regions across the globe, Azure is one of the largest public cloud providers.

Getting started with Logging and Kubernetes (Part 2)

Getting started with Logging and Kubernetes (Part 2)

by Peyton Vaughn | Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 | Kubernetes

In our previous post on logging, we took a look at enhancing Kubernetes’ native functionality by adding log aggregation. Along the way (and perhaps more importantly) we discussed how to wade through the overwhelming number of options available and zero in on a single solution. While getting the cluster logs aggregated to one spot is a great first step, in this post we discuss taking it to the next level.

BoxBoat Announces Platinum Partnership with Rancher

BoxBoat Announces Platinum Partnership with Rancher

by David Widen | Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 | Rancher Kubernetes

Washington, D.C. – BoxBoat Technologies, LLC (BoxBoat), a leading DevOps and Cloud Transformation Consultancy, announces founding membership in the Rancher Platinum Partner Program. Rancher is an industry-leading Kubernetes platform designed for both large enterprises and open source projects. BoxBoat is excited to help companies accelerate their adoption of Rancher for their containerization projects. Kubernetes provides an industry-tested orchestration capability for container-based applications. As the second-most active open source project on GitHub and the first project graduated by the Cloud Native Compute Foundation, Kubernetes is quickly becoming the standard for container orchestration.

Getting Started With Rancher

Getting Started With Rancher

by Mike 'MJ' Johnson | Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 | Rancher Kubernetes

Getting Started With Rancher Kubernetes is all the rage these days. I can’t open my LinkedIn or Twitter page and not see some news about a new Kubernetes tool or managed service. And, in my opinion, rightly so. Kubernetes as a technology has provided organizations with an enterprise grade tool invented and promoted by Google themselves, open source and ready to use for the rest of us. Unfortunately, with the power and flexibility of Kubernetes, you also get a massive amount of complexity.

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