Neil McAllister

Simplified security for Kubernetes with Traefik and Let’s Encrypt

Neil McAllister
Neil McAllister
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Kubernetes
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July 2020

Encryption for network security is a non-trivial matter, particularly in complex environments. Traefik and Let’s Encrypt can make the process of securing Kubernetes clusters simpler, speedier, and more resilient.

Traefik and Docker Swarm: A Dynamic Duo for Cloud-Native Container Networking

Neil McAllister
Neil McAllister
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Docker
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July 2020

External reverse proxy and load balancing software like Traefik offer networking features and control that Docker Swarm cannot provide on its own.

Beyond Kubernetes: Bringing Microservices Together with Service Mesh

Neil McAllister
Neil McAllister
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Kubernetes
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June 2020

When adopting microservices, Kubernetes alone may not be enough to handle more complex networking challenges that arise. This is the job of a service mesh.

Securing your Kubernetes environment against external traffic threats

Neil McAllister
Neil McAllister
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Kubernetes
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June 2020

Kubernetes is often used to manage external-facing applications, so the need for protecting applications from harmful external traffic is nearly universal.