Kubernetes and Traffic Lights

It’s no secret that Keith Townsend is skeptical of the IT hype machine that is Kubernetes. In this post, he compares it to upgrading traffic light orchestration systems to help ease congestion. The drivers only care that it helps congestion, not what system is running. That’s why he’s impressed with what he saw from Solo IO at Cloud Field Day. They embrace namespaces in their solution, allowing you to consume infrastructure without worrying about the orchestrator. Read the full piece for all the details.

Solo.io: It’s All About Abstraction

Ather Beg heard from Solo IO at Cloud Field Day. For a newer startup, Ather was impressed by their API Gateway/Service Mesh technologies. Their efforts to abstract and simplify interfaces is important, it turns these technologies into simple providers that can be replaced transparently, as well as make them easier to consume.

Silicon Valley Goes Multi-Cloud

Kati Lehmuskoski joined us as a delegate at Cloud Field Day and saw two general focuses from the presenting companies: multi-cloud operations and data security. In this post, she breaks down what impressed her from each presentation, from solving data challenges with Hammerspace and LucidLink, to the DevOps automation solutions from Morpheus Data, and Solo.io’s impressive CEO.

Cloud Field Day–Solo.io

Joey D’Antoni definitely got a lot out of Cloud Field Day, and we’ve loved seeing his write ups about the presentations. In this post, he turns his gaze to Solo.io. They provide a modern API gateway that securely bridges modern applications like Lamba or Azure functions to both monolithic applications as well as modern databases running in Kubernetes pods.

Solo.io at Cloud Field Day 6 – solo.io

In this post, Solo.io details what they presented at Cloud Field Day, their first time at the event. Their presentation centered around the company’s solutions for helping companies build and deploy new microservices applications, then add service mesh technologies to environments, while providing an application health toolkit designed specifically for multi-language microservices. Check out the full video for all the details.

Solo.io Stole the Show at Cloud Field Day 6

Ned Bellavance doesn’t make any bones about it, Solo.io was his hands down favorite presentation at Cloud Field Day. They had a keen focus on delivering a customer-focused service mesh solutions with a suite of well built apps. This means helping customers solve problems, and building better functionality on top of the solutions they are already using. Be sure to check out the full video of their presentation to get the specifics.

Cloud Field Day 6 Preview -Solo.io

Nate Avery got to hear from Solo.io at Cloud Field Day. Their solution center around service mesh solutions, an area that Nate sees as exploding with competition and features. In this post, he looks at the different apps the company makes, and what he was expecting to see from their presentation. Be sure to check out their full video coverage from the event.

Cloud Field Day (#CFD6): A Heads-Up – Ather Beg’s Useful Thoughts

If you’re about to dive into the presentations and live stream for Cloud Field Day cold, you might want to stop and check out this post from Ather Beg. He gives a quick, concise, but comprehensive look at each of the presenting companies. He’s looking at what they do, what should be interesting about their presentation, and what they’ve shown off at Field Day in the past.

Cloud Field Day 6 Prep – Hammerspace and solo.io

Ned Bellavance is out at Cloud Field Day this week, but before he left for the event, he completed a comprehensive look at the presenting companies. Never let it be said that Ned doesn’t do his homework. In this space, he takes a look at what he expects to see from hammerspace and solo.io.