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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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Four Reasons You Need Preview Environments

There has been a rapid increase in the adoption of Preview Environments across organizations. From open-source projects to enterprise organizations, everyone...

February 21, 2023
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Ready to run…Use the Okteto Catalog

Are you ready to run your application? Go to the Okteto Catalog, select your application from the list, and just click "Launch". Okteto takes care of...

February 15, 2023
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Cloud Native Development Made Easy With Sprkl and Okteto

Our applications are getting increasingly complex with time. This is causing a lot of problems for developers, from having to spend hours configuring their...

February 07, 2023
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The Build vs. Buy Software Guide to Development Platforms

Top Ten List of Considerations When Debating to Build or Buy a Dev Platform To build or not to build? Ah, that is the Shakespearean question when it comes...

February 06, 2023
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Developing Vue.js and Node.js Apps With Okteto

Kubernetes is a feature-rich tool to solve all kinds of problems of the cloud, but it has a steep learning curve, and applications set up in Kubernetes...

February 01, 2023
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Building a Dev Platform Is Easy - Maintaining it is Hard

To build or not to build? Ah, that is the question when it comes to software. Many development teams debate this dilemma. It's a tricky quandary when the...

January 30, 2023
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Why Your Team’s Developer Experience Matters

Happy developers write better code. Over the last decade, the era of cloud and mobile applications brought about tools like Docker, platforms like Kubernetes,...

January 24, 2023
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5 Internal Software Development Platform Challenges

Some of the smartest engineering and DevOps managers sometimes make the mistake of treating a new software initiative as a single, well-defined one-off...

January 23, 2023
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The Cost and Complications of In-House Development Environments

"Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth" - Mike Tyson. The importance of tools that boost a positive developer experience can't be overstated....

January 19, 2023
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Kubernetes vs. Docker: What’s the Difference

The containerization and container orchestration world has seen a lot of development in recent years. One of the most widely used container technology...

January 06, 2023
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Practice Secrets Management in Kubernetes With OWASP WrongSecrets and Okteto

Shipping secure applications is essential for any organization! Security should be a priority, as the consequences of a breach are often dire and tough...

December 22, 2022
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What is Kubernetes Architecture?

In DevOps, Kubernetes is a container orchestration tool. It is used to deploy & manage containerized applications in an automated way. According to the...

December 20, 2022
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Container Orchestration and Kubernetes

Containers quickly became the norm for how we built and packaged our applications. They made the software delivery and development cycle easy by providing...

December 14, 2022
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Kubernetes Cheat Sheet: Must-Know Commands and Examples

Things can be overwhelming when you are new to Kubernetes. You’d think that understanding all the different objects Kubernetes has to offer would be the...

December 05, 2022
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Beginner’s Guide to Network Policies in Kubernetes

Everyone agrees that Kubernetes clusters are not secure by default. But the good thing is that Kubernetes gives you the tools to make it so. In this article,...

November 28, 2022
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Applying GitOps Principles to Your Development Environments

GitOps refers to the practice of using Git repositories as the single source of truth for provisioning and managing your infrastructure. Everyone in the...

October 18, 2022
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Why Development Experience Matters

In September, Ramiro and John traveled to Tel Aviv for a hosted event with Okteto customers and local engineering leaders. The evening included presentations...

September 27, 2022
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10 Easy Reasons to Escape the Status Quo and Switch to Cloud Dev Environments

Kubernetes, containers, and cloud infrastructure have made deploying modern cloud-native applications relatively easy. Unfortunately — if you're stuck...

September 21, 2022
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Beginner’s Guide to Kubernetes Deployments

Over the last five years, Kubernetes has seen rapid adoption as a container orchestrator. And for a good reason too. Containers solved the problem of being...

September 06, 2022
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An AI Developer Turns to Okteto for Assistance

Dishant Gandhi’s claim to fame started when he attended Snap's developer hackathon in 2021 to offer advice and help out participants with their development issues. ...

August 30, 2022
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What Is the Kubernetes Release Team and Why You Should Consider Applying

Kubernetes 1.25 just got released. I consider myself very lucky to be able to help with the release as the CI Signal Lead and get to work with the amazing...

August 25, 2022
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Software Got More Bugs Than Klendathu? Swat Them With Okteto

With all due respect to the film Starship Troopers, software bugs are much scarier than alien arachnids. And killing them early can improve software's...

August 18, 2022
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Developing Microservices by Hot Reloading on Kubernetes Clusters

Let me jog your memory with how we used to develop applications not so long ago. We would bring up the application, write some code, hit save, see our...

August 11, 2022
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Kubernetes Development Environment Allows Developers To Convert Monoliths to Microservices Kubernetes Development Environment Allows Developers To Convert Monoliths to Microservices

Kubernetes Development Environments Convert Monoliths to Microservices Without Blowing Up the App

The migration to microservices allows cloud applications to scale and be more resilient than ever before. The challenge of developing cloud apps with...

August 10, 2022
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Cloud-Based Kubernetes Dev Environments Simplify How Developers Use Kubernetes

Kubernetes has made deploying modern cloud-native applications relatively easy. For instance, Kubernetes enables organizations to provision containerized...

August 04, 2022
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How to Develop Django and Postgres Applications with Docker and Okteto CLI 2.0

Doesn’t it bother you that you cannot build your application and see how it looks and behaves in production when developing it? If it does, then you...

August 03, 2022
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10 Reasons Local Dev Environments Don’t Work in a Kubernetes World

As fast as kids outgrow their sneakers, more companies are discovering that — as they scale — local dev environments are unable to meet the accelerated...

August 02, 2022
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Modern Development Environments for Cloud Native Applications Using Gitpod and Okteto

It’s no secret that happy developers write better code. But how do you enable a great developer experience in this age of cloud native applications? Well,...

July 28, 2022
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Kubernetes Basics: Kubernetes Tutorial for Beginners

Are you tired of listening to everyone in DevOps talk about "Kubernetes" while you're still struggling with how to pronounce it? Unless you started programming...

July 27, 2022
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