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Tag Archives: Database

Operating FoundationDB on Kubernetes

FoundationDB is a free and open-source multi-model distributed NoSQL database developed by Apple, with a shared-nothing architecture. In this talk, Apple Site Reliability Engineer Johannes M. Scheuermann shares how to…

DoK isn’t just Database on Kubernetes

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…

Benchmarking for PostgreSQL workloads in Kubernetes (Part 2)

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…

Benchmarking for PostgreSQL workloads in Kubernetes

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…

Designing Stateful Apps for the Cloud and Kubernetes

Almost all applications have some kind of stateful part. How do we navigate a cloud-based world of containers where stateless and functions-as-a-service are all the rage? As a long-time architect,…

Kubernetes Needs Deep System Integrations

Cloud juggernaut Kelsey Hightower recently shared that the Google team had, against all odds, created a Kubernetes operator for Oracle database. “Here we are, we have officially crossed the chasm,”…

DBAs need lovin’ too!

An honest discussion about the challenges of running stateful, distributed applications inside of Kubernetes. This talk features Umair Mufti, former Manager of Data Services at DreamWorks where he led the…

Persistent Disk or StatefulSet?

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…

Deploying Enterprise Databases on Kubernetes

“Is Kubernetes ready for stateful workloads?” is the first question that pops up when decision-makers consider deploying databases on Kubernetes. For years the answer was “don’t do it”, and for…