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Disaggregated Container Attached Storage – Yet Another Topology with What Purpose

Written on July 31, 2022 at 4:47 PM, by

Container native storage is designed for Kubernetes and managed by Kubernetes. Ideally, it’s based on disaggregated NVMe storage for scalability and performance.  DataCore Chief Scientist Nick Connelly, shares the basics of disaggregated storage and how it offers scalability advantages for Kubernetes. This talk was given for DoK Day EU 2022, you can access all the  Continue Reading »

Leaning on Kubernetes Portability to Manage Databases Anywhere

Written on July 11, 2022 at 12:37 AM, by

Kubernetes has the potential to change the game by enabling users to run complex databases anywhere they want. Its portability coupled with a SaaS user experience makes it a powerful tool. In this DoKC session, Robert Hodges, the CEO of Altinity, talks about how his team built a portable ClickHouse cloud service on Kubernetes and  Continue Reading »

DoK isn’t just Database on Kubernetes

Written on June 27, 2022 at 12:07 AM, by

There are crucial parts one should consider in their infrastructure when going all-in on Kubernetes, as well as existing procedures that could deliver success once you go beyond deploying databases on it.  In this DoKC session, DataStax‘s VP Developer Relations and contributor to the Apache Cassandra project, Patrick McFadin, provides us a better understanding of  Continue Reading »

Databases Operations and the Cloud

Written on June 11, 2022 at 6:00 AM, by

Database is one of the first-class citizens to run data on Kubernetes, and there are multi-faceted operations to run it. It further requires a data layer to improve availability, scale, and bursting.  In this DoKC session, Ionir’s Director of Products and Solutions, Barak Nissim, walks us through the basics of how data is represented in  Continue Reading »

Getting Started with the Kubernetes Secrets Store CSI Driver

Written on June 1, 2022 at 6:00 AM, by

In Kubernetes, you might encounter difficulties keeping application API keys, access tokens, and passwords safe. There are several approaches to solve this problem. In this DoKC session, DigitalOcean‘s developer advocate, Kim Schlesinger, demonstrates how to install Hashicorp Vault and the Secrets Store CSI Driver to ensure your application’s accessibility to secrets stored in ephemeral volumes.  Continue Reading »

ETL/ELT on Kubernetes with Airbyte: K8s development insights

Written on May 23, 2022 at 8:00 AM, by

There are a lot of different approaches working for a spot in an attempt to solve ETL/ELT on Kubernetes. Considering that the cloud-native landscape is built for deploying Dockerized, open-source software, many of the closed-source solutions don’t align with the trajectory of the community. In this DoKC session, Airbyte‘s senior developer advocate, Abhi Vaidyanatha, discusses  Continue Reading »

Benchmarking for PostgreSQL workloads in Kubernetes (Part 2)

Written on May 10, 2022 at 7:44 AM, by

A few months have passed since the last DoK webinar on benchmarking PostgreSQL workloads in a Kubernetes environment. While many things have happened at EDB, the team continues to elevate its discourse and introduces an open-source set of tools in bringing PostgreSQL to Kubernetes. In this insightful DoKC session, Gabriele Bartolini, the Vice President of  Continue Reading »

Benchmarking for PostgreSQL workloads in Kubernetes

Written on April 28, 2022 at 7:14 AM, by

Notions such as “databases like PostgreSQL cannot run on Kubernetes” are something that echoes in this industry all the time. However, Gabriele Bartolini, the Vice President of Cloud Native for EDB, joined by his colleague, Francesco Canovai, a System Engineer for 2ndQuadrant, proves us otherwise.  In this DoKC session, Gabriele and Francesco lead us to  Continue Reading »

Scheduled Scaling with Dask and Argo workflows

Written on February 15, 2022 at 7:18 AM, by

Complex computational workloads in Python are a common sight these days, especially in the context of processing large and complex datasets. Battle-hardened modules such as Numpy, Pandas, and Scikit-Learn can perform low-level tasks, while tools like Dask make it easy to parallelize these workloads across distributed computational environments. In this talk, Severin Ryberg who is  Continue Reading »

Persistent Disk or StatefulSet?

Written on February 8, 2022 at 6:28 AM, by

There is confusion amongst Kubernetes users as to when one should make a Deployment with a PVC and when they should use a StatefulSet with a PVC. There is also a general lack of understanding when it comes to disk access policies, what RWO/RWX means, and what they allow you to do. These concepts are  Continue Reading »