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The latest from Magalix on kubernetes, containers and smart DevOps.

Mohamed Ahmed

Founder & CEO who lives another day to inspire people & transforming markets.

Kubernetes Automatic Scaling

  What is Scaling? Scaling means the practice of adapting your infrastructure to new load conditions. If you have more load, you scale up to enable the environment to respond swiftly/on-time and avoid...

Creating Custom Kubernetes Operators

An Operator Or A Custom Controller? When I first approached this topic, I had some confusion about whether an object that extends Kubernetes functionality should be referred to as an Operator or a Cus...

Kubernetes 1.17 What's New?

  The newest version of Kubernetes is about to get released. The question is what to expect from version 1.17. In this article, we have a brief overview of some of what Kubernetes 1.17 brings with it....

Extending the Kubernetes Controller

  Kubernetes Controllers Overview At the core of Kubernetes itself, there is a large set of controllers. A controller ensures that a specific resource is (and remains) at the desired state dictated by...

The Configuration Template Pattern

  Injecting external configuration data to containerized application is a crucial requirement. You can seldom find an application that does not accept (or require) customization that alters its behavi...

Unchangeable Configuration Pattern

  When there is a need to inject external data to a Kubernetes Pod, we use environment variables, ConfigMaps, and Secrets. Each method has its own use-case scenario and best practice. However, you som...

The ConfigMap Pattern

    In one of our articles, we discussed the environment variable pattern; how to define them, where to use them and their potential drawbacks. We briefly touched the configMap and Secrets resources a...