Author: Brian Galura

How to create namespaces in Kubernetes: the complete guide

Thanks to its portability and extensibility, Kubernetes is considered a highly reliable open-source container orchestration system for developers that manage containerized workloads and services. Popularly known as K8s, the platform enables scalability through the automation of boring software deployment and management tasks. However, with scalability in a multi-purpose environment, containerized applications need better management. This is where […]

Kubernetes Deployment Explained for Development Teams

Table of contents Introduction What is a Kubernetes Deployment? Why you need a Deployment in Kubernetes How to create a Kubernetes Deployment Effective application management strategies for rapid deployments How to manage multi-cloud deployments using Convox Introduction If you’re running applications on a Kubernetes cluster, you can’t avoid using a deployment. A Kubernetes deployment is […]

How to Install Kubernetes the Easy Way

Thanks to the current wave of digital transformation, the demand for agile development, rapid delivery, immediate app updates, and fast bug fixes is at an all-time high. The domino effect of this increased demand has led to a world of IT infrastructure headaches, particularly related to production and testing environments. Containerized applications seem to be […]

How to use devops automation to combat devops workforce shortages

Introduction: Workforce Shortages The well-documented demand for (and shortage of) DevOps engineers is a persistent itch that has remained unscratched for technical teams worldwide. And it’s easy to see why. DevOps is the elixir of the software development lifecycle that intersects between development (Dev) and operations (Ops). This skill set helps organizations build better products, ship faster, […]

Convox Tips: Disabling racks on evenings and weekends

At Wave we’re running several Convox racks: production, staging, and multiple “dev” racks. Our production environment obviously needs to be running constantly, but the other environments are mainly used Monday to Friday, between 9am and 8pm. One of the reasons we’re migrating to AWS is the improved automation that it provides, and we are leveraging that to turn off […]

Private Networking

We are pleased to announce Convox support for private networks inside your Amazon VPCs. In public mode a Convox Rack launches its instances in a public subnet relying on security groups to keep out unwanted traffic. Outbound traffic from these instances goes directly to the internet. In private mode a Convox Rack instead launches instances […]

Rack 0.7: Papertrail and SSL

This release includes a new Papertrail service, support for custom SSL certificates, and many other improvements. If you’re new to Convox you can follow our Getting Started guide to get up and running in less than 10 minutes. Existing users can upgrade to the latest release with: convox update && convox rack update Papertrail You can now send […]

Rack 0.6: One-Off Processes, Visibility, and Stability

This release includes stability improvements, one-off processes, and application visibility. If you’re new to Convox you can follow our Getting Started guide to get up and running in less than 10 minutes. Existing users can upgrade to the latest release with: convox update && convox rack update One-off processes convox run Creates a new container and runs a […]

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