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Minimize Cloud Hosting Costs with BoxOps and EKS Spot Instance Workers

Minimize Cloud Hosting Costs with BoxOps and EKS Spot Instance Workers

by Matthew DeVenny | Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 | BoxOps Kubernetes

Elastic Kubernetes Service Using Spot Instances Many organizations migrate to the cloud to reduce their hardware and IT management costs. By design, cloud provider data centers are not fully utilized, with the growth outpacing customer demand. However, the cloud provider would ideally like to capitalize on all of these extra compute resources. In an effort to maximize usage, cloud providers attempt to sell this spare capacity at a reduced cost until someone willing to pay the normal rate needs those resources.

What Can CI/CD Do For You?

What Can CI/CD Do For You?

by Forester Vosburgh | Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 | Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery

Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) are processes that enable rapid integration of new validated code to multiple environments. This is achieved by creating pipelines that automatically build, test, and deploy any new commits made to a repo. As an automated process, this guarantees that the code will be built and tested the same way, every time new code is pushed to source control. With these pipelines, developers can focus on building and shipping new features and bug fixes, rather than spending valuable time building, testing, and deploying.

What is BoxOps?

What is BoxOps?

by Matthew DeVenny | Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 | BoxOps

With the fast pace of technology and the widespread adoption of containers industry wide, it can be a daunting undertaking for some businesses to make the leap into Kubernetes. Managing any orchestration platform properly requires a time investment and a team of experts to ensure that it remains stable and secure. At BoxBoat, we recognized that many customers would prefer to run their applications on Kubernetes and let someone else worry about managing the platform.