Tag Archives: Cloud Native

Resolving Organizational Pain – Fix Small Pain Points First

Nine months before the start of the pandemic I was hospitalized for rhabdomyolysis, a serious medical issue caused by muscle tissue breakdown that impacts kidney function. Since my hospitalization, I have been trying to find ways to recover but recovery may take years due to the extent of muscle and organ damage. Without knowing the

The Future of Cloud Foundry, BOSH, KubeCF, and cf-for-k8s

In the fall of 2020, VMware sent a curt email to all subscribers on its PWS — Pivotal Web Services — platform informing them that come January 15th, 2021, they would need to move all of their applications to … elsewhere. Understandably, this caused a great deal of confusion among the PWS customer base. It’s

The Corporate Cloud Native Mandate and why it Fails

Cloud Native Transformations have been on the rise over the past decade but many of them get off to a rocky start or fail. We have consulted with scores of organizations who have taken on the Cloud Native journey. This article outlines some consistent themes that most of these organizations faced. There are usually two

On Getting Kubernetes Certified

Over the past 8 years, I’ve worked in some form of IT Operations, and I’ve seen two distinct opinions on obtaining systems certification. The cert game is a waste of time; and a certain pride in proving one’s skill. In the past I most identified with the former camp; “I already do this thing, I