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Instrumenting Microservices for K8s – How to Make Your Apps Optimally Operational

Microservices need an operational tune-up in order to perform their best on Kubernetes. This talk, given at the San Francisco Kubernetes Meetup in February, dives into the essential additions needed for highly-efficient microservice deployments on Kubernetes. Randy covers liveness probes, readiness probes, open metrics, logging necessities, and traceability, as well as best practices and strategies…

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How do you handle special pod startup needs with Init Containers?

Init containers run when a pod is first initialized. Their job is to run bootstrapping tasks before a pod’s primary application container runs. Init containers are great for separating preparation steps from operations. They run in sequence, each one completing their assigned task before the next init container or any application container runs. If any…

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New Release: Prometheus for Users Training

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 offer practical experience working with Prometheus. The course can be…

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

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 CKA & CKAD exams, failed and retired programs, and…

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New Release: Fluentd Foundation Training

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 multiple sources using data input and parsing plugins as…

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

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 the cloud native space. This Kubernetes Certification webinar takes…

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New Release: Knative Foundation Training

As the leading training and courseware developer in the open source cloud native space, RX-M is proud to announce its new Knative Foundation course. This intensive hands-on course takes attendees on a comprehensive tour of the open source serverless framework. Course work covers installation and setup of Knative middleware on a Kubernetes lab system, “serverless” application design…

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RX-M Adds More Than 10 Days of Kubernetes Specialization and Advanced Training to Course Roster

RX-M, a Kubernetes Certified Service Provider and Training Partner, has added over 10 days of Kubernetes training to its already extensive Cloud Native training offerings. These courses complement existing RX-M Cloud Native offerings covering foundational Kubernetes topics, container technology, microservices, cloud platforms, as well as CKA and CKAD Kubernetes Certification Boot Camps. A sample of new courses include: Securing…

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RX-M Consultant Speaks at First KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China

Christopher Hanson, a Senior Associate Consultant at RX-M, spoke at the inaugural KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China beginning November 13, 2018. The schedule announced by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) included 2 separate Lightning Talks from the RX-M team member. Hanson kicked off the evening of Lightning Talks with “Take the Wheel, Don’t Reinvent It! – Deploying…

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RX-M Managing Partner Becomes CNCF Cloud Native Ambassador

RX-M is proud to announce that Managing Partner, Randy Abernethy, has become a Cloud Native Ambassador. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) began the Ambassador program with the goal of empowering community members to promote cloud native projects and technology and educate their local community on the CNCF mission. Cloud Native Ambassadors (CNAs) are passionate about cloud native…

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