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As participants in the cloud native space, we share our consulting, research and training experience as well as provide competitive analysis and deep dives of cloud native toolchains.

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Navigating network services and policy with Helm

(Dec. 19 2019) – Deploying an application on Kubernetes can require a number of related deployment artifacts or spec files: Deployment, Service, PVCs, ConfigMaps, Service Account — to name just a few. Managing all of these resources and relating them to deployed apps can be challenging, especially when it comes…

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A big thank you to everyone at KubeCon 2019!

A big thank you to everyone at KubeCon 2019!

(Nov. 27 2019) – Last week at KubeCon 2019, we presented our deep Kubernetes and cloud native training catalog with a special dive themed booth. Our CNCF Ambassador, CKA, and CKAD certified experts were on hand in San Diego to answer questions and talk container strategy. The “deep dive” theme…

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A special congratulations to Team Pink Puff

A special congratulations to Team Pink Puff

(Sep. 26 2019) – Congratulations to Pink Boat Regatta’s Team Pink Puff! We recently learned that Pink Puff, who recently participated in their 3rd Pink Boat Regatta, had won several acknowledgments including: Best Overall Woman Skipper: Margaret Pommert 1st In Class for Points Overall 1st in Class for Fundraising Seattle’s…

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One-Way Pod Scaling with the Kubernetes HPA

One-Way Pod Scaling with the Kubernetes HPA

(Jul. 30 2019) – Kubernetes has the ability to dynamically scale sets of pods based on resource usage. This is great for ensuring that applications always have the resources they need as loads vary. Autoscaling the number of pods in Kubernetes is most often accomplished using a Horizontal Pod Autoscaler…

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New Release: Prometheus for Users Training

New Release: Prometheus for Users Training

(July 29 2019) – RX-M is excited to announce our brand new course: Prometheus for Users. This hands-on course allows users to move from just using the basic principals of the software to advanced timeseries query development and dashboarding. The course is organized into modules, these include hands-on labs that…

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Vitess: Sharded MySQL on Kubernetes

Vitess: Sharded MySQL on Kubernetes

(Jul. 26 2019) – Though the relational data model inherently fights horizontal scaling attempts, it is the best understood and most used data model in the world. More than one company has planted its storage flag in the MySQL/MariaDB soil only to be confounded by success and the scalability challenges…

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Why a La Carte Education is Critical for Open Source Skill-Building

Why a La Carte Education is Critical for Open Source Skill-Building

(Jul. 22 2019) – Randy Abernethy (Managing Partner of RX-M, LLC) takes a seat with Clyde Seepersad (General Manager of Training and Certification of The Linux Foundation) to discuss his work and role in the Linux Foundation. Their discussion covers topics such as the establishment of certifications, the success of…

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New Release: Kubernetes Foundation for EKS Training

New Release: Kubernetes Foundation for EKS Training

(Jul. 15 2019) – It brings RX-M great pleasure to announce the addition of our Kubernetes Foundation for EKS course. This hands-on course offers technology professionals experience with Kubernetes concepts and operations in both stand-alone and EKS environments. Covering a wide range of Kubernetes controllers and details pod networking and service functions, students…

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New Release: Fluentd Foundation Training

New Release: Fluentd Foundation Training

(July 8 2019) – RX-M would like to announce the recent release of the Fluentd Foundation course. This intensive two-day hands-on course will help working technology professionals master the essentials. The course covers key concepts necessary to deploy, use, and tailor a production solution. Attendees will learn how to collect data from…

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The RX-M Approach

Bring a neutral perspective

We bring a market neutral perspective to every engagement, taking no stake in any of the competing cloud native platforms, components or solutions so we can offer unbiased insights to our clients

Practice what we teach

We are a multi-cloud company consisting of prominent open source contributors with large-scale software engineering experience, actively contributing to the evolution of next-gen software architectures, application management, and platforms

Be solution focused

RX-M has the unique ability to deliver purpose-built, solution-based training in the form of custom curriculum that aligns with each of our client's specific desired outcomes so your team has the skills needed to accelerate your business

Our team has been trusted to work alongside some of the world's leading companies

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