Tag: containers



Monitoring Tips for Your Container Environment

March 3, 2020

Containers are here to stay. According to the SolarWinds 2019 IT Trends Report, 41% of federal and public sector survey respondents ranked containers as a top technology priority over the next three to five years. The same survey showed 42% of the same respondents …


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Old Tech, New Name?

January 17, 2020

The marketing machines of today often paint new technologies to suggest they’re the best thing since sliced bread. Sometimes though, the new products are just a rehash of an existing technology. In this blog post, I’ll look at some of these. As some of …



Say Kubernetes One More Time, I Dare You

December 20, 2019

Introduction OK, so the title is hardly original, apologies. But it does highlight the buzz for Kubernetes still out there not showing any signs of going away anytime soon. Let’s start with a description of what Kubernetes is: Kubernetes is a portable, extensible, open-source …



21st Century Application Development

March 7, 2019

There’s a revolution underway with application deployment, and you may or may not be aware of it. We’re seeing a move by businesses to adopt technology the large public cloud providers have been using for many years, and that trend is only going to …



2019: The Year of Meshing Around and Creating Chaos

January 3, 2019

It’s that time of year again—the time to reflect on the past year and anticipate the year ahead. For a number of years now, organizations of all sizes have been running containers in production. Now, with containers, microservices, and functions interweaving through modern application …


SolarWinds Lab Episode 68: Show Your Systems Who’s the Boss

August 23, 2018

“You’re not the boss of me!” is something we expect to hear from petulant children, not our IT systems. And yet IT practitioners often find themselves in those same kinds of power struggles with their systems and platforms. In this episode of SolarWinds lab, …