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How to Push Apps to Cloud Foundry With a Sidecar to Stream Metrics to Prometheus

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Introduction Retrieving application metrics is usually not difficult. Simply implement a metrics endpoint and let Prometheus, for example, query that endpoint. But why is it the problem when you deploy an application on Cloud Foundry?  If you deploy your application to a platform like Cloud Foundry, you will eventually run into problems. Most likely the… Read more »

When to Choose Cloud Foundry over Kubernetes

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Kubernetes (K8s) is a fascinating piece of technology. It can run a variety of different workloads. However, Kubernetes is not the only option. A closer look at Cloud Foundry (CF) will reveal that for several use cases, a Cloud Foundry environment may be preferred over Kubernetes. This article highlights Cloud Foundry for VMs (BOSH), in… Read more »