The State of Kubernetes Configuration Management

Configuration management is a hard, unsolved problem. We share some unique insights about the strengths and weaknesses of several popular K8s config management tools. Of all the problems we have confronted, the ones over which the most brainpower, ink, and code have been spilled are related to managing configurations.— Brendan Burns, Brian Grant, David Oppenheimer, […]

Enterprise grade CI/CD with GitOps

Implementing Continuous Delivery[1] at enterprise scale is a major challenge. As every company has to innovate their software delivery methods, we need to allow individual teams to learn and improve their own delivery pipeline. This is especially true in the Cloud Native world, where many best practices are still emerging. However, giving teams flexibility to […]

Introducing Shipper

Booking.com is proud to announce the first public release of Shipper, an open source project that provides powerful, customizable rollouts to one or manyKubernetes clusters. Shipper uses Helm charts and native Kubernetes concepts to make it easy for anyone to set up blue/green or canary rollouts for their applications. The current release uses vanilla Kubernetes […]

Getting started with Jenkins X

Jenkins X is an open source system that offers software developers continuous integration, automated testing, and continuous delivery, known as CI/CD, in Kubernetes. Jenkins X-managed projects get a complete CI/CD process with a Jenkins pipeline that builds and packages project code for deployment to Kubernetes and access to pipelines for promoting projects to staging and […]