How Kubernetes was the Secret Sauce in Our Globally Distributed Teams Transition to Microservices
January 2, 2020
It can be hard to fundamentally change how applications are built at a fast moving SaaS startup. Getting buy in, training and changing engineers daily workflows are some of the many challenges. Worki …
Analytics: A first-class architectural concern in a SaaS platform
November 21, 2019
As Intuit evolved QuickBooks, Payroll, Payments, and other product offerings into a SaaS business and an open cloud platform, it quickly became apparent that business analytics could no longer be treated as an afterthought but had to be part of the platform architecture as a first-class concern. Calum Murray outlines key design considerations when architecting analytics into your SaaS platform.
Containers at scale thanks to Kubernetes
November 13, 2019
Security, easy scaling, and high availability are essential needs for real-world application infrastructure. Brandon Philips offers a how-to talk and tutorial demonstrating how to set up a production-ready cluster with full TLS, manage the cluster through scaling and upgrade, and build the cluster for high availability. Brandon also addresses upgrading Kubernetes while keeping availability.