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Kubernetes APIs and the CNCF Landscape

Kubernetes is a portable, extensible, open source platform for managing containerized workloads and services. It facilitates both declarative configuration and automation, and it has a large, rapidly growing ecosystem. If Kubernetes is properly implemented into your engineering workflows, it can lead to great productivity gains.   The name Kubernetes originates …

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OpenStack Wallaby release

Since the first release in 2010, OpenStack has released major updates for the open infrastructure every 6 months. Rather than going by version number, they use the alphabet to identify these releases by giving each update a name with the next letter in the alphabet. Nearly a year ago I …

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5G and cloudification

The 5G technology enables us to transmit and receive data up to 100 times faster and more reliable than 4G. This doesn’t only speed up everything you use 4G for but it opens up a complete new mobile world, enabling the Internet of Things and resulting in a multitude of …

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Running your private cloud on CentOS… Now what?

In December last year Red Hat announced that the future of CentOs is streamed ( https://blog.centos.org/2020/12/future-is-centos-stream/ ). This came as a shock to a lot of IT departments and enthusiasts. It came up in a lot of talks I had the last two months. So I thought it might be …

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Doing an internship at an open source cloud company

Blog by Elvira Dautovic-Mouradi (intern at Fairbanks). When following a study it’s almost always necessary to do an internship in order to complete your study. Many dread this time because it means actually starting to work and taking on real responsibility. So, for my study international creative business my time …

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Why Edge Computing is the logical addition to your Unified Telecom Cloud

As you might know, I am not really font of overhyped buzzwords derived from logical technical terms and solutions already used for many years. It looks like a lot of businesses could not operate without buzzwords, as they are internal shortcuts that make perfect sense to people informed of the …

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