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Why we built Kube360

Over a year ago, FP Complete began work on Kube360. Kube360 is a distribution of Kubernetes supporting multiple cloud providers, as well as on-prem deployments. It includes the most requested features we’ve seen in Kubernetes clusters. It aims to address many pain points companies typically face in Kubernetes deployments, especially around security. And it tries […]

Understanding Cloud Software Deployments

Application development has changed drastically in the past decade. Client-side applications used to be just that: client-side. Desktop applications used to be self-contained. They sat in sharp contrast to web applications, which inherently required some hybrid of server- and client-side programming. But the world has changed. Whether it’s for automated cloud backup, more advanced server-side […]

Deploying Rust with Windows Containers on Kubernetes

A few years back, we published a blog post about deploying a Rust application using Docker and Kubernetes. That application was a Telegram bot. We’re going to do something similar today, but with a few meaningful differences: We’re going to be deploying a web app. Don’t get too excited: this will be an incredibly simply […]

A Paradigm Shift is Key to Competing

It used to be that being technically mature was thought to be a good thing; now, that view is not so cut and dried.  As you look at topics like containerization, cloud migration, and DevOps, it is easy to see why young companies get to claim the term “Cloud Native.” At the same time, those […]

DevOps in the Enterprise: What could be better? What could go wrong?

Is it Enterprise DevOps or DevOps in the enterprise?  I guess it all depends on where you sit.  DevOps has been a significant change to how many modern technology organizations approach systems development and support.  While many have found it to be a major productivity boost, it represents a threat in “BTTWWHADI” evangelists in some […]

Cloud for Non-Natives

Does this mean if you weren’t born in the cloud, you’ll never be as good as those who are? When thinking about building from scratch or modernizing an existing technology environment, we tend to see one of a few different things happening: Staff will read up, and you will try it on your own. Managers […]

Where Rust fits in your organization

Rust is a relatively new and promising language that offers improvements in software in terms of safety and speed. We’ll cover if adopting Rust into your organization makes sense and where you would want to add it to an existing software stack. Advantages of Rust Background Rust was originally created by Mozilla in order to […]

Using Rust for DevOps tooling

A beginner’s guide to writing your DevOps tools in Rust. Introduction In this blog post we’ll cover some basic DevOps use cases for Rust and why you would want to use it. As part of this, we’ll also cover a few common libraries you will likely use in a Rust-based DevOps tool for AWS. If […]

DevOps: Unifying Dev, Ops, and QA

The term DevOps has been around for many years. Small and big companies adopt DevOps concepts for different purposes, e.g. to increase the quality of software. In this blog post, we define DevOps, present its pros and cons, highlight a few concepts and see how these can impact the entire organization. What is DevOps? At […]

DevOps for (Skeptical) Developers

In this post, I describe my personal journey as a developer skeptical of the seemingly ever-growing, ever more complex, array of “ops” tools. I move towards adopting some of these practices, ideas and tools. I write about how this journey helps me to write software better and understand discussions with the ops team at work. […]