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Neil Cresswell

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by Neil Cresswell, on June 25, 2022

One thing is obvious, Kubernetes has changed the IT landscape for the better. For the first time in a very long time, we have a universal API for the configuration …

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by Neil Cresswell, on June 22, 2022

Portainer.io today announced it has closed a US$6.2 million funding round. The round, which is an extension of its Series A that closed in May 2021, is led by Movac …

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Topics:portainer businesscontainer managementkubernetes managementcontainers as a service

by Neil Cresswell, on May 8, 2022

10th May 2022 – Portainer.io announced today the release of the Portainer extension on Docker Desktop, bringing ease of management and visibility to millions of Docker users. In a step …

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by Neil Cresswell, on May 6, 2022

Anyone that has been around a while knows IT typically flows in 7-10 year waves. Normally, these waves make perfect logical sense and everything gets better for everyone as a …

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Topics:kubernetes gui

by Neil Cresswell, on April 19, 2022

Good things come to those who wait and this is definitely a good thing we’ve been waiting for. If you’re a Docker Desktop user and you don’t know about Docker …

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by Neil Cresswell, on March 21, 2022

A questions we often get asked is "who is responsible for what inside Kubernetes?" Whilst the answer really depends on your organizational structure and how segmented your teams are, I …

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by Neil Cresswell, on March 15, 2022

Here's a contentious topic that is sure to raise a few eyebrows.... In the current age of containerization, the need (or want) to deliver a hyper-flexible Kubernetes platform with rich …

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Topics:kubernetes uikubernetes guikubernetes managementPlatform Management

by Neil Cresswell, on March 6, 2022

In Part 1 of this blog, I demonstrated how easy it is to deploy Prometheus and Grafrana to a cluster using Portainer. But what if you have multiple clusters? Do …

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by Neil Cresswell, on March 5, 2022

Out of the box, Portainer supports monitoring Kubernetes clusters via the metrics server/API, which gives you basic CPU and Memory stats for Pods and Nodes. But what if you want …

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Topics:kubernetes managementkubernetes monitoring

by Neil Cresswell, on October 27, 2021

So here is a little golden nugget of awesomeness that might just save you a TON of time (as it wasted hours of my time trying to triage why the …

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Topics:rbac for kubernetesrbac kubernetesSecurity