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

Kubernetes Patterns - The Batch Job Pattern

  Pods Common Pattern A Pod may host one or more containers in which all of them are treated as one unit. There are several ways available to create Pods. For example: Naked Pods: These are the Pods t...

The Adapter Pattern

  Why do we need an adapter container? All containerized applications are able to communicate with each other through a well-defined protocol, typically HTTP. Each application has a set of endpoints t...

The Sidecar Pattern

    Do One Thing, Do it Best The basic idea on which UNIX was designed is to not have a complex monolithic tool do everything. Instead, UNIX makes use of small, pluggable components whereby their usag...

Influencing Kubernetes Scheduler Decisions

  To ensure maximum possible performance and availability given the infrastructure at hand, the scheduler uses complex algorithms to ensure the most efficient Pod placement. In this article, we discus...

Kubernetes Patterns : Capacity Planning

  An excellent cloud-native application design should declare any specific resources that it needs to operate correctly. Kubernetes uses those requirements to make the most efficient decisions to ensu...

Kubernetes Patterns - Application process management

      What is application lifecycle management?   Many programming languages frameworks implement the concept of lifecycle management. The term refers to how the platform can interact with the compone...
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