Roundup - @JetstackHQ's Tuesday Twitter Tips for Kubernetes

Last year we were successful with a series of Kubernetes tips shared via Twitter : it was called Tuesday Tips. Following a bit of a hiatus, we’d like to bring it back. We’re starting with a roundup of our previous tips (those that are still valid anyway!)

This blog post compiles a summary of them, and ranks them according to popularity. Looking back it’s amazing how much the project has changed, so we’re exploring new features and running another series.

September New Hires and Offsite

The Jetstack team has multiplied quickly in the last year as we grow our engineering and operations teams. In September alone, we saw the addition of three new members. A warm welcome to Luke, Louis and Hannah!

This latest blog post serves as a brief introduction to the newest Jetstackers, and details the recent offsite meeting in Wales.

Containers - The Journey to Production

Tuesday the 21st of April was the inaugural [ Contain ] meetup.

Hosted at the Hoxton Hotel, Shoreditch, we were fortunate to have representation from:

The theme chosen for the event was:

“Containers - The Journey to Production”

Learning From Billion Dollar Startups

If you’ve not seen the Wall Street Journal’s Billion Dollar Startup Club, this article tracks venture-backed private companies valued at $1 billion or more. I thought I would take a look into their technology stacks to see what I could learn. The companies I have chosen to explore aren’t based on any categorisation, they are just highly visible companies that I thought most people would recognise. Obviously these companies are different to your average company, but they are fast-growing, innovative, and perhaps give us a glimpse into the future of computing.

Introducing Jetstack

I made the cut as a millennial by one year. The rate of technological change I have witnessed over the years is amazing. I’ve seen the birth of the web, the first mobile phones in the playground, and the flurry of excitement as the university computing lab is introduced to ‘thefacebook’.