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GKE Cost Optimization: Best Practices To Help You Save

GKE is a powerful tool for managing and deploying containerized apps. As organizations expand and fully leverage its capabilities, managing costs becomes a significant challenge. Without a strategy for cutting GKE expenses, cloud spending can quickly spiral out of control. This guide aims to simplify the complexities of GKE pricing and offer actionable cost optimization tips to help you save on costs. We’ll cover insights for making your GKE usage efficient and cost-effective.

Can Developer Tools Transform Software Security? Unpacking the Shift Left Approach

Emre Baran, co-founder and CEO of Cerbos, joined us at Civo Navigate North America 2024 to speak about the transformative world of developer tools within the "shift left" security approach in software development. During this session, he explains the vital role of building effective authorization layers, enhancing developer experiences, and the pressing need to integrate security early in the development lifecycle.

Navigating the VMware by Broadcom Acquisition

In November 2023, the technology landscape witnessed a monumental shift with Broadcom's acquisition of VMware for $69 billion. This strategic move not only redefines the contours of IT and cloud computing but also signifies a new era for the new giant. Broadcom's leap towards subscription-based services and hybrid cloud environments echoes a broader industry evolution towards more flexible, service-oriented architectures.

Introducing Products and Environments (Early Access)

Have you ever found yourself wrestling with the complexities of managing ArgoCD applications across multiple environments? Are you constantly juggling naming conventions and struggling to correlate applications representing the same microservice or product? If you’ve been deep in the trenches of GitOps, you’ve likely encountered these challenges firsthand.

Choosing The Right Ephemeral Environments Tool: A Checklist

Engineering teams are rapidly embracing ephemeral environments. These short-lived, on-demand environments offer a game-changer for developers, accelerating workflows and boosting efficiency. However, with a variety of ephemeral environment tools available, choosing the right one can feel like navigating a maze. Today, I’m sharing a detailed assessment checklist for Ephemeral Environment tools.

Advanced Monitoring And Cost Reporting In Kubernetes

Kubernetes has emerged as the clear cornerstone for orchestrating containerized applications. However, alongside its numerous benefits, Kubernetes introduces its own set of complexities, particularly in monitoring and managing costs. The dynamic nature of Kubernetes — where resources can be scaled up or down in response to demand — makes traditional cost monitoring methods inadequate.

Surfing the Argo CD Sync Waves with Frederic Harper

Join Frederic Harper from @kubefirst as he explores the dynamic capabilities of Argo CD in this enlightening presentation. Discover how Argo CD transforms Kubernetes and cloud-native application management through GitOps. From synchronization features to security enhancements, learn how this tool can streamline your development processes. Perfect for developers looking to deepen their understanding of continuous delivery within a GitOps framework.

How to Structure Your Argo CD Repositories Using Application Sets

In the previous article of the series we explained how to model GitOps environments and promote an application between them. That article was laser-focused on a single application and its Kubernetes resources. In this article we will zoom out to look at several related subjects: It is worth mentioning that as always, our advice is a general recommendation that follows best practices.