Software & Technology

Kubernetes and Multicloud


In the past two years, Kubernetes has claimed the lion’s share of the PaaS and CaaS markets with the promise of application probability across multicloud and hybrid cloud environments. However, in reality, multi-cluster management across multiple clouds is still maturing. This blog post explores some of the Kubernetes deployment patterns for multi-cluster applications that could […]

What Is So Complicated About Lift-and-Shift Cloud Migrations?


Has this ever happened to your organization? You have just gone through a seven-hour cloud migration, something goes wrong and the IT team has to stop the process and roll the project back. Later, you relate the experience to an engineer outside the team, and the person responds in a confused manner. “That should have […]

Cloud Vendor Lock-In Risk vs. Added Business Value


A question that pops up very often lately from enterprises considering cloud deployment models is: Will moving to one public cloud platform constitute a vendor lock-in risk? Also, would a hybrid deployment model between public clouds and on premises, or with another public cloud, reduce or mitigate this risk? To answer these questions, this article […]

[Podcast] Tapping into ‘The Zen of High-Performance Travel’


For those of us in the tech sector, jet travel is part of the deal. It can be time consuming and mind numbing. Everybody seems to have a few tricks up their sleeves to make their own trips more manageable. Some share tips with their friends. CTP’s own Robert Christiansen, a Doppler podcast co-host, goes […]

CIOps vs. GitOps: What’s the Difference?


While CI/CD has become synonymous with application deployments, end-to-end CI/CD for infrastructure is fragmented and challenging for many enterprises. The pace of adopting a DevOps culture within the developer community seems more agile than within infrastructure operations, as developers reap immediate benefits, with unit testing and containerization significantly reducing bugs and time to market. Standards […]