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Creating a scalable Kubernetes platform for Teamleader

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Kubernetes on AWS is enabling scaling and innovation at AppTweak

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Helping neoScores get ready to conquer the world

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Helping iVox build a scalable AWS platform for a prime-time campaign

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How we guided Inventive Designers towards a SaaS success story

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A (late) happy new year and a look at 2016

Almost 1 month in, but we’d still like to wish you a wonderful New Year. Last year was quite a busy year for Skyscrapers.

A word on Meltdown & Spectre vulnerabilities

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AWS cli: quering multiple accounts

At skyscrapers we manage the aws infrastructure for multiple clients. We automated accessing the different aws consoles with a pretty cool script.

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AWS re:Invent.

Last week Frederik and I went to AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, which is the largest annual conference of Amazon AWS.

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Meet Skyscrapers’ furry colleagues!

The fact that Skyscrapers is a remote working company has not escaped our furry friends either. Meet them here.

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Choosing the right worker queue service

The world changes quickly. Not only product software but also middleware applications are provided in the cloud or as a service. So we as operations …

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ECS vs. EKS: A comparison

Many SaaS teams face this decision when looking for a container orchestrator platform on AWS. We list the most important similarities and differences …

Helping neoScores get ready to conquer the world

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How is Skyscrapers dealing with COVID-19?

Just like about everybody else on this planet, we are also impacted by COVID-19. We like to inform you about what that means for us, and our …

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Image (Magick|Tragick)

On the 3th of May the internet was introduced to a new vulnerability CVE-2016–3714 better known as ImageTragick that has a big impact on websites and …

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Introducing our Concourse CI setup approach

At Skyscrapers we've standardized on Concourse for our CICD system. This is an introduction to our own setup.

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Knowledge partnership between Sizing Servers and Skyscrapers

We are happy to announce that we have started a cooperation with Sizing Servers Research Labs.

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Kops vs AWS EKS

Our take at comparing different Kubernetes management options: kops vs AWS EKS

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KubeCon EU 2020: Skyscrapers’ key take-aways

KubeCon EU 2020: cats, minigames, failure stories but most importantly great sessions and learnings! Read our key take-aways.

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Kubernetes Kubelet memory leak on kubectl port-forward

This is a post to document the progress on the kubelet memory leak issue when creating port-forwarding connections.

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Managing Kubernetes clusters at scale: automation to the rescue

At Skyscrapers we manage many Kubernetes clusters for many customers. Here we reveal how automation makes us scalable.

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Making our team more scalable

We are rolling out one of the biggest changes in Skyscrapers since some time. We call it the Skyscrapers Boatworks. It will make us more scalable as …

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Monolith vs Microservices for SaaS: some considerations

Monolith or microservices? It depends. In this article we ask some questions that should help you to make the decision for yourself.

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My 3 biggest takeaways from the Serverless Computing London

Our 3 key takeaways from Serverless Computing London 2018, as seen through the eyes of a cloud engineer.

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Our tips & guidelines for remote communications

Being a 100% remote company for over six years, we are happy to share that experience with the world. This post is an introduction to how we do …

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Launching our new website and logo

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Proud sponsor of Belgium Kubernetes Meetup

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SaaS CTO’s and developers: 9 Sessions from AWS re:Invent for you to check out

SaaS CTO’s and developers: 9 Sessions from AWS re:Invent for you to check out!

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Skyscrapers and customers fight COVID-19 together with Folding@Home

We came up with the idea of making it easy for our customer to make available their (spare) cloud resources towards Folding@home to help fight …

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Skyscrapers’ feedback on the new Concourse 6

At Skyscrapers we use Concourse for testing and releasing our Terraform modules and the automation of the roll-out of infrastructure components to …

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Skyscrapers finds new home for shared customers

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Skyscrapers helps iVox launch National campaigns on AWS

iVox had developed a new survey-platform for a national campaign. They were uncertain if their application would be able to handle what was coming

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5 take-aways from CloudNative- / KubeCon 2019

5 take-aways from CloudNative- / KubeCon 2019 in Barcelona about Kubernetes, Serverless and Cloud Native

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Team changes and our team gathering in Barcelona.

We are kicking May off with some changes to our team. First, Geert and Juan Carlos have left our team.

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Terraform remote state

For an Amazon AWS project, we are setting up a complete Amazon AWS infrastructure with Terraform.

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Terraform remote state part 2

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The World's Diversity Cup

Our view on diversity and how bringing all of who you are is key.

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From a high traffic monolithic app to serverless

We converted a high traffic, monolithic application to a serverless architecture resulting in a highly scalable setup and 91% cost savings.

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Upgrading your team for the next level in DevOps practices

We share the options you may have for upgrading your team for the next level in DevOps practices and skills in the (pre-)scaling phases of a SaaS …

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