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How to go from Docker to Kubernetes the right way

Docker came a long way. It established itself very fast as the de-facto standard to get going with your container journey. It did not matter if you wanted to just play around with containers or if you wanted to build up new microservices, Docker was and still is a great choice to get yourself started. […]

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Ansible: Automation Benefits for Business in 3 Minutes

Ansible Automation is a business elevating framework. Yes, it is. This was a creative project, but it really grew out of my frustration that others are building awesome content too. How dare they?! It really is hard to cut through the noise and get your words heard. I really wanted to get the message across […]

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00 - Next-Gen Architecture, Culture & Processes

Beginners Guide: Wardley Maps

Why and how I considered Wardley Maps a perfect tool to foster a good strategic alignment from leadership to execution and from business strategy to organisational execution.
Wikipedia says: “A Wardley map is a map of the structure of a business or service, mapping the components needed to serve the customer or user. Wardley maps are named after Simon Wardley who created the technique at Fotango in 2005 having created the evolutionary framing the previous year.”

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00 - Open Source Innovation

A beginners guide to Open Source Innovation

How it started – How it’s going… When Open Source (or better: free software) started in the 1980ies, it was a movement to gain back control over devices and computers. In the early days, computers had been sold and the software was coming with it, source code included, so everyone could explore it.  But when […]

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The Open Sourcerers say Thank You for 2020

This year has been a quite difficult one for all of us. We had to cope with many challenges in our personal lives and of course in business as well. Despite all the sad news and uncertainty around us, we always strived for staying positive and to make the best out of the situation. And […]

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00 - Cloud-Native App Dev

Machine Learning Model Monitoring on OpenShift Kubernetes

Machine Learning models are developed, trained and deployed within more and more intelligent applications. Most of the modern applications are developed as cloud-native applications and deployed on Kubernetes. There are several ways to serve your ML model so that application components can call a prediction REST web service. Seldon Core is a framework that makes […]

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00 - Industry

How to create a data pipeline for Next Generation Sequencing

Introduction I have been in IT for almost 15 years and my primary focus is to collaborate with the customer on their goals and bring their IT strategy to the next level of digital transformation. I have been supporting customers in various verticals in the role as an Integrator, Presales Solutions Engineer and Solution Architect. […]

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Five lessons learned on leadership in an Open Organization

I have been working in the IT business for over 16 years now and during that time I had the pleasure getting to know rather different companies. In the beginning I was part of a small 12 employee internet agency named Kingmedia, just before jumping into the enterprise world with IBM (which had about 300.000 […]

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00 - Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

First Steps with OpenShift Virtualization

It is 2020 and everybody is talking more and more about containers. A topic that came up around 2013 with Docker making an ecosystem for developers using containers for faster development cycles. But although the container hype is growing there are still lots of VMs out there, that may also have their right to exist. […]

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00 - Cloud-Native App Dev

How to pimp your Quarkus application to benefit from Kubernetes

In my last post I promised to introduce you to a selected set of Quarkus extensions. Today I will cover three of those. In my opinion they make total sense in the context of a container development or just container runtime platform (such as Red Hat OpenShift or any other Kubernetes distribution). The effort : […]