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How onboarding at CECG is different

Posted on May 20, 2024 by Ilia Chernov

What this post is about I recently joined CECG and the onboarding process looked and felt different compared to other companies I worked at.

Securing the Unseen - Comprehensive Strategies for Kubernetes Secret Management

Posted on May 10, 2024 by Neofytos Zacharia

Introduction In the digital landscape, where security breaches and data leaks are ever-looming threats, the art of managing secrets within Kubernetes takes on a paramount importance.

Scaling an http stub for load testing

Posted on April 25, 2024 by Sergei Sizov

Introduction Stubbing is a powerful technique that helps developers write focused, fast and deterministic tests, leading to higher quality software.

Identity-based Authentication for a Developer Platform

Posted on April 19, 2024 by Tomasz Bartosiewicz

As well as the increase of developer productivity (which equals more frequent releases) and enhanced developer experience, one of the key goals of the platform team is to provide architectural solutions and tools to very often complex but common problems encountered by application developers.

Building the Foundation: Our Take on Training

Posted on March 29, 2024 by Savvas Michael

Introduction Imagine acquiring sought-after engineering skills that could significantly boost your expertise and confidence, in a matter of weeks.

Navigating the Maze: Challenges in Seeking Support in Big Tech Companies

Posted on March 7, 2024 by Andreas Ttofi

In an era where technology is the backbone of business operations, the role of support teams within big tech companies is more critical than ever.

Interfaces for Internal Developer Platforms

Posted on March 6, 2024 by Ilia Chernov

A few of the reasons Internal Developer Platforms (IDPs) are built are to enable self-service for developers and to enable efficient collaboration between developers and other departments.

Crossplane: the good, the bad and the ugly

Posted on February 27, 2024 by Simon Aquino

Crossplane is an infrastructure provisioning tool engineered to bridge the gap between infrastructure automation, Kubernetes and reconciliation on steroids. Its main ethos is to provide a unified declarative API to abstract different cloud implementations and leverage Kubernetes to run the provisioning workload.

Case Study: Seamless Cross-cloud Application Deployments

Posted on February 14, 2024 by Dr Derek Mortimer

Where We Were Driven by a long-term engagement with CECG, one of our longest-standing clients had a well-established Kubernetes-based Internal Developer Platform (IDP) known as the Core Platform running on AWS.

Here’s how the 1000 users of the developer platform got introduced to autoscaling

Posted on February 6, 2024 by Phivos Phivou

As a consultancy, we regularly take part in the development and maintenance of platforms used by a large number of people, sometimes hundreds of development teams.