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New hands-on labs: Create containerized apps with Kubernetes in Azure

We are excited to offer new hands-on labs based on the book Designing Distributed Systems, by Kubernetes project cofounder, Brendan Burns. The labs in this GitHub repository will help you build practical experience with the reusable patterns and components covered in the book. Follow step-by-step examples to create containerized and distributed apps in Kubernetes and Kubeless, using Azure Container Services (AKS) and other...

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New "Designing Distributed Systems" O'Reilly e-book, available for free download

Without established design patterns to guide them, developers have had to build distributed systems from scratch, and most of these systems are very unique. Today, the increasing use of containers has paved the way for core distributed system patterns and reusable containerized components. Application containers have grown significantly in popularity over the last few years,...

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How startup Beco built its IoT cloud on Azure

Beco, a Boston-based startup, is changing the way commercial real estate is managed, all while making the experience of living and working in a commercially managed property a lot more convenient and fun. And they are doing it with the help of Microsoft Azure and Portworx, the cloud native storage layer designed for containerized workloads....

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OpenAI masters scale with Kubernetes on Azure

OpenAI’s mission is to build safe artificial general intelligence (AGI) and ensure AGI’s benefits are as widely and evenly distributed as possible. As a non-profit AI research company, they focus on long-term research, working on problems that require fundamental advances in AI capabilities. OpenAI runs Kubernetes for their deep learning research because Kubernetes can provide...

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Brendan Burns on stage at KubeCon

Top themes from KubeCon 2017

4-minute read time Last week, the Kubernetes community came together at KubeCon, with the goal of making it easier than ever to use containers to modernize existing applications and manage new applications to drive digital transformation. Here are some of the top themes from the event: Kubernetes growth is stellar. The conference has grown +2x...

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