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An Ever-Growing Tree Of Cloud Native Knowledge

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WTF Is an Internal Developer Platform?

Chris Stephenson, of Humanitec, and  Ádám Sándor, of Container Solutions, share how IDPs  increase developer productivity and ownership.


3 Questions: Cheryl Hung

The VP of Ecosystem at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation tells why she thinks of  Cloud Native as a movement.

WTF Is the Cloud Native Maturity Matrix?

Having trouble deciding how to start your journey to the cloud? This whitepaper introduces the Cloud Native Maturity Matrix, a tool to assess where you stand and how far you still need to travel.


Nathen Harvey, of Google, and Jamie Dobson, of Container Solutions, explain what Site Reliability Engineering (SRE, to its friends) is, and why you need it.

WTF Is SRE? (ebook)

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is a set of practices being adopted by more companies all the time to help them stay competitive and retain IT talent. Michael Mueller, our CCO, explains what it means in this ebook.

WTF Are Operations Patterns?

They're solutions that work. Our Cloud Native Operations team has compiled nine new patterns aimed at keeping your Ops running smoothly.

WTF Are Internal Tech Conferences?

Matthew Skelton (co-author of Team Topologies) and Victoria Morgan-Smith (of the Financial Times) share how in-house tech confabs can speed learning across your organisation.

WTF Is Alert Fatigue? - Financial Times Edition

Sarah Wells, of the Financial Times, joins Jamie Dobson, of Container Solutions, discuss how FT handled the challenge of too many alerts and how you can too.

What’s Next for Cloud Native?

New advances in data engineering? WebAssembly? Something else? Our Cloud Native engineers look toward 2021 and beyond.

WTF Is Cloud Native Culture?

Holly Cummins, of IBM Garage, and Jamie Dobson, of Container Solutions, explore why culture matters and what it means. 

WTF Is Platform as a Product?

How are companies rethinking their platforms? Matthew Skelton (co-author of Team Topologies) and Jamie Dobson (our CEO) talk it out.

WTF Is Cloud Native and Why Should I Care?

If your company is facing an existential crisis—and who isn't, these days?—Cloud Native can help. Pini Reznik, Container Solutions' CRO, makes the case.

WTF Are Microservices?

They can prevent your whole system from going down when something goes wrong. But there's a lot more to them than that. 

WTF Are Containers?

Containers are a way to package applications with all their dependencies. But there’s more. Bonus: a cocktails analogy! 

WTF Is Kubernetes?

Kubernetes is an open-source tool that has helped fuel the Cloud Native movement. Watch for a more complete definition.

WTF Are Microservices?

Sam Newman, author of Monolith to Microservices, tackles this nagging question in this video from a recent WTFinar. 

WTF Are Microservices for Managers?

Microservices, part of a powerful constellation of tools, can spark improved business performance—and the creation of magic for customers. Learn more in this whitepaper.

WTF Is Cloud Native Tech?

In a freewheeling chat, four engineers try to nail down a definition of Cloud Native, along with its pros and cons.

3 Questions: Anne Currie

The author and tech ethicist says Cloud Native’s biggest challenge is nudging cloud providers toward Carbon Neutral.

3 Questions: Sam Newman

The author of Monolith to Microservices takes up WTF’s questions about Cloud Native’s problems and superpowers.