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Looking to the Future of Application Infrastructure with Kubernetes: Featuring kops and AWS – Part 2 of 2

Looking to the Future of Application Infrastructure with Kubernetes:  Featuring kops and AWS – Part 2 of 2

by Mathew Branyon, Data Operations Engineer at zvelo, Inc. In my last post, we explored reasons why we would want to use the container orchestration tool kubernetes to manage deployment of our applications. Of the numerous choices of  tools available to deploy Kubernetes, we’ve chosen kops because it works really well with Amazon Web Service (AWS). Now that we have chosen kops and AWS, let’s take a closer look at how to use them. What […]

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Looking to the Future of Application Infrastructure with Kubernetes: Featuring kops and AWS (Part 1 of 2)

Looking to the Future of Application Infrastructure with Kubernetes:  Featuring kops and AWS (Part 1 of 2)

by Mathew Branyon, Data Operations Engineer at zvelo, Inc. For little over a year now, zvelo has been transitioning our infrastructure to the Kubernetes platform.  Developed by Google, Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Using Kubernetes allows us extreme flexibility with our applications, both horizontally and vertically. In this blog entry, I will share how we arrived at the decision to move to production grade container orchestration […]

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zvelo On The Go: An Interview With Joshua Rubin

zvelo On The Go: An Interview With Joshua Rubin

zvelo On The Go: An Interview With Our Principal Engineer, Joshua Rubin We recently caught up with Joshua Rubin, our Principal Engineer, who provided some great insight into Go (Golang), one of the tools the engineers use here at zvelo. – Why use Go instead of the the “older/mature” languages like C++ or even Java for backend development? Go was designed from the beginning to solve Google’s problems. It just happens that zvelo faces many […]

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