3 Legs of Cloud Efficiency: Cost, Performance, and Velocity

When thinking about achieving cloud efficiency, it’s typically related to a discussion around cost. However, cost is just one leg in a three-legged stool. This article will better define cloud efficiency and its three components — cost, performance and velocity — and provide suggestions for…


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Kubernetes Cost Optimization: Finding & Resolving Hidden Expenses

StormForge Experts Discuss How Machine Learning and Rapid Experimentation Gives Developers Control of Kubernetes Cost and Performance Trade-offs Most organizations are quick out of the starting gate with Kubernetes, but few give enough attention to Kubernetes cost optimizations. Their developers…


Top 12 Performance Testing Best Practices

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Scaling Up (or Down) Smartly with the Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Autoscaler

If you’ve been in a modern high-rise, you may have encountered a ‘smart elevator’. Like older elevators, they’re designed to move people up and down between floors, but that’s where the similarities end. With smart elevators, there’s no pushing an Up or Down button, and no hoping that others won’t…


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Don’t Let Configuration Challenges Drive Your Kubernetes Strategy into a Ditch

As an IT manager or DevOps team leader, you’re looking at Kubernetes and seeing solutions to many of your present challenges, particularly around application development and deployment. From everything you’ve read and heard, it seems that Kubernetes has what it takes to make your applications more…


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With Kubernetes, It’s Not All About Horsepower

I make my living in the software business. I started out as a software developer, moved up to systems engineering and product management, and then on to solutions architecture. It has made for a great career, but I’ll let you in on a little secret. My true passion is cars and racing. That’s right,…


Building with Kubernetes: Overcoming the Cost of New Construction

Market data shows just how rapidly adoption of containerization in general and Kubernetes in particular has grown among enterprises. For example, the most recent survey by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation showed that 84% of the enterprise IT respondents said they are now running containers in…