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The official RX-M Team Blog & News

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.

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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New Release: C++ Foundation Training

New Release: C++ Foundation Training

New Release: C++ Foundation Training (Jun. 28 2019) – We are excited to announce the addition of our course: C++ Foundation. This hands-on course takes developers from the basic principals to practical program construction in C++. Attendees will use C++11 while also introducing features from C++14 and C++17 with clear attribution.  The…

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RX-M Managing Partner to Speak at Apache Roadshow Chicago and KubeCon CloudNativeCon Barcelona

RX-M Managing Partner to Speak at Apache Roadshow Chicago and KubeCon CloudNativeCon Barcelona

(May 13 2020) – RX-M Managing Partner, Randy Abernethy, will be presenting at the Apache Roadshow Chicago and at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe. Topics covered by these talks include: Deploying Cassandra on Kubernetes Using Apache Thrift to solve issues for microservice-based applications in the finance industry A comprehensive look at…

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Webinar: Everything You Need to Know About the CKA and CKAD

Webinar: Everything You Need to Know About the CKA and CKAD

(Feb. 14 2019) – RX-M’s Managing Partner, Randy Abernethy, presents “Everything You Need to Know About the CKA and CKAD” in a webinar for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Their webinar series is free for registrants and help educate new and existing community members about trends and technologies in…

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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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