Why Do you Need Containers, Instead of “Virtual Machine Images” for your Applications?

Why Do you Need Containers, Instead of “Virtual Machine Images” for your Applications? This is one of the common question that arises in mind before making the switch to running your application on containers. This question is more relevant today because many companies are thinking to move to cloud or are already running their workloads […]

Intro to Terraform in the area of Infrastructure As Code

What is IAC? Infrastructure as Code (IAC) is using a programming approach to replace the traditional manual provisioning of infrastructure through admin consoles/GUI. Instead of navigating through various screens to deploy/enable infrastructure and manually configuring them, we achieve those same tasks through the usage of code approach. IAC is used extensively in dynamic infrastructure environments […]

2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud (IaaS)

Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide   Market Definition/Description Cloud computing is a style of computing in which scalable and elastic IT-enabled capabilities are delivered as a service using internet technologies. Cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is a type of cloud computing service; it parallels the infrastructure and data center initiatives […]

How to Create an AMI(Amazon Machine Image) Using Hashicorp Packer

Introduction AMIs(Amazon Machine Images) are the main building block for creating an instance in aws. You can consider AMI as very much similar to vmware virtual machine images. In simple words, an AMI is the source code to launch an instance in aws.  It is not possible to create an aws instance without specifying an […]

How to Integrate Glusterfs with Kubernetes Pods for Persistent Storage

Introduction Anything that you store inside a docker container will be available to you till the lifetime of the container. This is because each container creates its own namespace for storage(using AUFS or devicemapper), and as soon as you delete the container, the storage associated with it is also deleted.  This is by design, and […]

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