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Reasons to Invest in a Platform Engineering Team

In a world where technology advances at lightning speed, it is imperative for organizations to equip themselves with the best practices in the software...

February 28, 2024
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Platform Engineering Best Practices

In our previous blog post, we explored how cultivating a customer-centric mindset can help you become a better platform engineer. Now, let's delve into...

January 25, 2024
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How You Can Become A Better Platform Engineer

Platform engineering has become an increasingly popular topic in the software development industry. But getting it right might just be harder than you...

January 16, 2024
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Empowering Teams: The Shift in Okteto's Development Focus

In the early stages of innovation, Okteto introduced a free SaaS tier, Okteto Cloud, to provide individual developers with a platform for remote development...

December 14, 2023
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Automating Development Environments and Infrastructure with Terraform and Okteto

If you're developing a modern cloud-native app, it's very likely that your app is leveraging some cloud resources. These could be things like storage buckets,...

November 26, 2023
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Designing Development Velocity: A Platform Builder Playbook

Before automating environments for the ultimate modern development experience, platform providers (builders) need a vision and game plan. This guide aims...

November 17, 2023
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How To Speed Up Container Image Builds

Okteto comes with a build service that enables developers to offload image building steps to the cloud. This eliminates the need for Docker to be running...

November 08, 2023
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Simplifying Launching Development Environments With Okteto Catalog

Platform engineering is all about creating "golden paths" for developers. These golden paths are streamlined processes that allow developers to focus on...

October 24, 2023
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Automate Provisioning Any Dev Resource on Any Cloud Provider With Pulumi and Okteto

The Value It is common in today's landscape to build microservices-based applications that leverage resources like RDS databases, storage buckets, etc...

October 19, 2023
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How Developers Can Seamlessly Collaborate When Building Microservice Apps

Building microservices based applications is inherently challenging. Given the multitude of components involved, it is unrealistic to expect any individual...

October 10, 2023
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Slash Your Kubernetes Costs During Development

Using Kubernetes can be quite costly, to be frank. Regardless of the cloud provider you choose for your cluster, there are expenses associated with the...

September 26, 2023
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Making Your Helm-Packaged Applications Ready for Cloud Native Development with Okteto

Helm, often referred to as the "package manager for Kubernetes," is a powerful tool that streamlines the installation and management of cloud native applications...

September 01, 2023
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Five Challenges with Developing Locally Using Docker Compose

After the popularization of containers, a lot of the development workflow started leaning on Docker Compose. Developers would have a Docker Compose file...

August 15, 2023
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The Way You're Using Kubernetes Clusters During Development Is Killing Productivity!

Transitioning from development to production is always challenging. There's that underlying fear of overlooking something crucial, such as misconfigurations...

July 27, 2023
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Okteto Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Compliance

We’re excited to announce that Okteto has successfully passed a third-party audit and received a SOC 2® Type I report. This achievement is more than just...

July 24, 2023
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Using ArgoCD With Okteto for a Unified Kubernetes Development Experience

ArgoCD is a powerful tool for continuous deployment that leverages Git repositories as the ultimate source of truth for managing Kubernetes deployments....

July 13, 2023
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Okteto 1.8 Chart Release, CLI 2.16 and Support for Kubernetes 1.25

We're excited to bring you another product update with several great new features and improvements to the Okteto experience. May highlights Okteto 1.8...

June 02, 2023
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The Modern Way of Sharing Dev Work With Your Team

Collaboration is essential in modern application development. To iterate quickly, an efficient way to show and receive feedback on changes from everyone...

June 02, 2023
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Developing Cloud-Native Apps With MongoDB Atlas and Kubernetes

What Is MongoDB Atlas MongoDB Atlas is a cloud database service that allows teams to deploy and manage MongoDB databases with ease. Its streamlined experience...

May 17, 2023
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Bring Any Cloud Resource to Your Modern App Dev Workflow

How Modern Applications Use Cloud Resources It is very common for the cloud-native microservices we code these days to utilize resources deployed on different...

May 10, 2023
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Using LaunchDarkly and Okteto To Automate Modern Feature Flag Management

What Are Feature Flags Feature flags allow developers to enable or disable features in an application without deploying a new version. This enables teams...

May 02, 2023
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Okteto Extends Developer Experience to All Resources

Platform Builders Can Automate Lifecycle Control for Every Environment San Francisco, CA - April 18, 2023 - Okteto, the leader in modern development experience...

April 18, 2023
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How Platform Teams Can Deliver a Great Development Experience for Modern App Developers

Modern applications have a microservices-based architecture, are containerized, and run on Kubernetes clusters in production. However, most of these applications...

April 18, 2023
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Okteto Chart 1.6, 1.7 & CLI 2.14 released with Kubernetes 1.24 support

We're excited about March's product update because it contains many improvements to the Okteto product experience. We've updated our CLI to version 2.14,...

April 12, 2023
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Four Opportunity Costs of Building vs. Buying Software for Development

At first glance, creating an internal cloud development experience platform may appear to be a sage business choice. Hey, a custom solution allows teams...

March 23, 2023
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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Building Versus Buying Software for Development

5 Maintenance Requirements of In-house Software Development Building an in-house development platform can provide several benefits, such as customizability,...

March 23, 2023
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5 Reasons to Prioritize a Positive Developer Experience

5 Reasons to Prioritize a Positive Developer Experience Is building and maintaining an internal development platform negatively impacting developer happiness...

March 23, 2023
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5 Technical Challenges of Building Software for Modern Cloud Development

While developing a purpose-built in-house development environment may appear like an obvious way to address specific development challenges, the introduction...

March 20, 2023
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Myths Around Preview Environments

Preview environments are rapidly becoming a crucial part of the development experience when building cloud native applications. They provide everyone in...

March 14, 2023
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Guide to the Kubernetes Load Balancer Service

A pod is Kubernetes’ smallest and simplest unit representing a single instance of a running process in a Kubernetes cluster. Pods contain one or more containers....

February 28, 2023
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