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Automating Ephemeral Environments with Kubernetes: A Quick Guide

Ephemeral environments are temporary, isolated, but self-contained deployment environments crucial for development and testing within software projects. While I already discussed the basics and benefits of Ephemeral Environments, today I will go through the practical steps of implementing ephemeral environments in your CI/CD pipeline using Kubernetes. I will start with how you can do it with Kubernetes native tools, and how you can automate the ephemeral environments in your CI/CD.

How to Automate Kubernetes Deployments?

The motivation behind automating Kubernetes deployments stems from the need to accelerate development cycles, minimize manual errors, and achieve consistent deployments. In today’s application development where container orchestration is a crucial aspect, automating the Kubernetes deployment is inevitable. Despite challenges such as maintaining security and handling complex dependencies, automation remains a powerful solution.

Managing Multiple Kubernetes Clusters: What, Why and How

Kubernetes is a powerful tool for deploying and managing containerized applications. However, managing its clusters is a critical but challenging task for many organizations. Today, we will discuss the benefits of managing multiple clusters, and the challenges they present, and offer a quick technical guide on managing these clusters efficiently.

Using Ephemeral Environments: What to Expect

The emergence of Ephemeral Environments poses a compelling question: What can organizations expect from adopting this transformative approach? What are the hurdles they may face along the way? And what results can they anticipate? These are the questions I will address in this article as we explore why Ephemeral Environments are garnering attention and what makes them so pivotal for engineering teams today. Let's go!

Announcement: New Qovery Support Plans

Providing the best support for our customers has always been at the core of our company since day one, and it is something that will never change. In the infrastructure space, one downtime can be critical and have a huge business impact. Having the best support is key to running a business with confidence. Today, we are glad to introduce our new support plans, allowing us to provide best-in-class support and scale with the increasing number of clients using our product.

10 Best AWS Elastic Beanstalk Alternatives in 2024

AWS Elastic Beanstalk streamlines the deployment and management of applications in the cloud, offering developers an easy way to deploy services without worrying about the underlying infrastructure. However, while it simplifies many aspects of cloud deployment, it also presents challenges, including limited customization and potential vendor lock-in, which might not suit all project needs or scalability requirements.

10 Best ECS Alternatives

Ensuring efficient deployment and management of containerized applications is critical to development teams across all possible industries in today’s cloud-native world. A standout service for many has been AWS Elastic Container Service (ECS), which has proven to be scalable and easy to use while integrated into one of the largest cloud ecosystems out there. However, one size does not fit all.

10 Best EKS Alternatives

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes (EKS) is a powerful solution for managing Kubernetes native applications in the cloud. Being a managed service by Amazon, it handles a lot of complexities of Kubernetes on its own. However, despite its robust features, organizations might seek EKS alternatives due to challenges such as cost considerations, specific feature requirements, or the desire for greater control over their infrastructure.