Ian Lewis
 
Sept. 13, 2016
Kubernetes includes a feature called services which serve as a kind of load balancer for pods. When pods misbehave or otherwise stop working, sometimes you'll want to remove the pod from the service without killing the pod. ## Services & Endpoi[...]
May 24, 2016
I've seen a lot of questions about Kubernetes health checks recently and how they should be used. I'll do my best to explain them and the difference between the types of health checks and how each will affect your application. ## Liveness Probe[...]
 
April 18, 2016
The Google Cloud Platform Load Balancers are based off of technology that Google developed for our applications. There are two types of load balancers, the Network (L3) Load Balancer and the HTTP (L7) Load Balancer. The HTTP Load Balancer is glo[...]
 
Feb. 17, 2016
This is the second post in a series on making smaller Docker images. In my previous blog post I talked about how to create smaller Docker images but there were limits to how small we could make the images. I outlined a way in which you can make [...]
 
Jan. 25, 2016
Recently I've been working with containers a lot and the most popular technology out there is, of course, Docker. On top of allowing you to easily run containers using the `docker run` command, Docker provides a method to build container images [...]
 
Jan. 19, 2016
I joined Google one year ago today. It's been a really busy year and I can't believe it's over so fast. I still feel like I just joined and there's so much that I'm still getting used to. Google has been at the same time the easiest and the hard[...]
Oct. 8, 2015
> UPDATE (2015/10/15): HTTP/2 is now enabled by default for http servers in tip and will be released as part of Go 1.6. That means that you will be able to create HTTP/2 servers without even calling `ConfigureServer()`. > >> At #golang tip @HT[...]
 
Aug. 6, 2015
We recently released a new tutorial on using Google Cloud Platform’s HTTP load balancer with Container Engine. This is really exciting because it opens up lots of possibilities based on the features of the HTTP load balancer. The HTTP load balan[...]
July 21, 2015
The normal way to test Django views is via the test client. The test client fakes being a wsgi server and actually makes an HTTP request through all of Django’s request routing machinery. There are a number of reasons why this isn’t an ideal app[...]
July 15, 2015
One of the advantages that Kubernetes provides is the ability to manage various environments easier and better than you have been doing. For most nontrivial applications, you have test, staging, and production environments. You can spin up a sep[...]