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Watch: LSD, VMware and Axiz talk Tanzu at the Prison Break Market

January 6 2023

Charl Barkhuizen

LSD x Red Hat: Scaling to Meet Customer Demand and Security with Red Hat OpenShift Platform Plus

December 1 2022

Charl Barkhuizen

LSD x Red Hat: Helping Businesses to Innovate at Speed

October 21 2022

Charl Barkhuizen

LSD and Red Hat – What Matters To Us Is The People We Work With

October 21 2022

Charl Barkhuizen

Fun With GitOps – ArgoCD + Tekton By Julian Gericke

April 12 2022

Charl Barkhuizen

LSD accelerates cloud native adoption with Snyk and Rancher

May 4 2021

Charl Barkhuizen


4 Common Pitfalls of Application Modernisation and Cloud Native Architecting

March 17 2023

Andrew McIver

We regularly talk about the benefits that application modernisation and cloud native architectures enable for customers (and rightly so), but there are also common mistakes and pitfalls that can be made during the migration and application refactoring process. Over the last couple of years, I’ve been working on customer projects and sometimes ran into these […]

Event Wrap-up | Tech This Out: OpenShift

March 16 2023

Charl Barkhuizen

If you missed the second ‘Tech This Out’ event hosted by LSD last week, here is a handy wrap-up for you. TTO featured Red Hat’s OpenShift version 4.12, presented by two senior solution architects from Red Hat; Francis Viviers and Chris Mulder, who provided attendees with an in-depth overview of the new features in version […]

Event-Streaming in a Microservices Context

March 10 2023

Doug Moll

My previous post detailed what we mean by event streaming and differentiated this from other similar technologies. I also made the point that providing a business with the ability to reason on top of and act on all events happening across all lines of business in real time can solve a multitude of problems.  This […]

The Technical Benefits of Cloud Native Architecture (Part 2)

February 9 2023

Andrew McIver

Part one of the blog post can be read HERE. In Part One, it was established that a cloud native architecture brings many benefits to your application platform and infrastructure, including scaling, reduced technology lock-in, fault tolerance, and making use of vendor-built services. There were too many to cover in one blog post, so in […]

The Technical Benefits of Cloud Native architecture (Part 1)

February 2 2023

Andrew McIver

Building an application in a cloud native way simply means that you will derive the full benefit that the cloud provides, even if your application is running in your on-premise data centre.  In the first part of this two-part blog post, I will expand on some of the benefits that your application, infrastructure, business and […]

What is Event-Streaming?

January 13 2023

Doug Moll

The evolution of business There have been massive shifts in how services are consumed by customers over the last few years which is necessitating a change to event-driven architectures in order to effectively deliver rich customer experiences and facilitate back-end operations. Where it was once the norm to queue at a bank, customers now expect […]


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