Building Infrastructure as Code with AWS Cloudformation

Another guest author article! Image Source    Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is gaining attention as a method for improving the resilience, consistency, and scalability of IT infrastructure. IaC enables you to configure infrastructure in the form of a code file. Since it is just text, you can easily copy, edit and distribute the file. When … Continue reading Building Infrastructure as Code with AWS Cloudformation

Kubernetes as a Service: Amazon EKS vs Google Kubernetes Engine

Another guest author and post today. Image Source Kubernetes makes the management and deployment of containers much easier. However, maintaining the platform can be complicated and expensive so many companies opt to use managed Kubernetes services. This article provides an overview of Kubernetes as a Service (KaaS) and compares two of the top providers: Google … Continue reading Kubernetes as a Service: Amazon EKS vs Google Kubernetes Engine

When / why / how to use paravirtualized adapters

Someone asked me about this (paravirtualized adapters) and it sort of distracted me.  I had not worked with them for a long time. So here we go. You should make an actual decision to use paravirtualized storage adapter since it will require OS support.  If you have a need - such as a very busy … Continue reading When / why / how to use paravirtualized adapters