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Heroku to AWS Migration Made Easy with Qovery and Cloud303

As businesses grow and evolve, their needs for cloud services change too. This is especially true for companies that start with a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution like Heroku but need more control over their environment and customization options as they scale. This is where Amazon Web Services (AWS) comes in. Migrating from Heroku to AWS can be a complex process, but it allows businesses to scale their infrastructure and customize their environment to meet their specific needs.


MicroK8s is now on AWS marketplace

Everyone knows that MicroK8s is an extremely lightweight, extensible, reliable, CNCF-compliant distribution of Kubernetes. What you didn’t know until now is that it is even easier to install and manage as part of your AWS marketplace experience. First, a quick reminder of why MicroK8s is great: What is new is that MicroK8s is now available on the AWS marketplace, combining all of MicroK8s advantages with the convenience of AWS.

Air-Gapped Kubernetes with D2iQ (AFCEA West 2023)

From secure air-gapped environments to ease of use John Sickle, President and General Manager of D2iQ Federal, shares some of the reasons why the D2iQ Kubernetes Platform works for our partners at the Department of Defense and in the military. We provide the support, training and military-grade security required to help our government partners quickly and easily get into production and complete the mission at hand.

Introduction to Kubernetes Observability

Cloud has become the de-facto standard for new application development. Kubernetes solves many problems of modern-day cloud infrastructure. It has made microservices-based distributed software systems possible, enabling organizations to provide on-demand scaling. But at the same time, Kubernetes has also increased operational complexity. In simple terms, Kubernetes is a container orchestration tool. Container environments are dynamic and ephemeral.


Kubernetes CreateContainerConfigError and CreateContainerError

CreateContainerConfigError and CreateContainerError are two of the most prevalent Kubernetes errors found in cloud-native applications. CreateContainerConfigError is an error happening when the configuration specified for a container in a Pod is not correct or is missing a vital part. CreateContainerError is a problem happening at a later stage in the container creation flow. Kubernetes displays this error when it attempts to create the container in the Pod.

Provision your Cloud Infrastructure Directly with kubectl using OpenCP - Civo.com

With an ongoing problem surrounding the complexity of managing your clusters, OpenCP aims to provision your cloud infrastructure using kubectl. This talk with Dinesh Majrekar and Alejandro J. Nuñez Madrazo outlined how the OpenCP architecture can help make your deployment and management of Kubernetes infrastructure on multi-cloud environments easier with a live demo on how to get it set up. For more information on OpenCP.

How to Manage the High Cost of Scaling on Heroku

The ability to scale your applications is crucial for businesses, enabling them to manage growing user traffic, maintain application performance, and expand the business efficiently. Heroku has become one of the most popular platforms for this purpose due to its user-friendliness, rapid deployment, and support for various programming languages. Despite its powerful infrastructure and beneficial features, scaling on Heroku presents certain challenges in terms of high cost and poor performance.