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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


What is Observability? (Part 1)

October 21 2022

Doug Moll

In part one of this two-part series of posts, I’ll be discussing my views on the fundamentals and key elements of Observability, as opposed to a technical deep dive. There are many great resources out there which already take a closer look at the key concepts. First off, let’s look at what Observability is. What […]

What are Kubernetes and Containerisation?

October 6 2022

Deon Stroebel

Sounding like the next enterprise technology buzzwords, the terms ‘containerisation’ and ‘Kubernetes’ feature in many of today’s business meetings about technology platforms. Although containerisation has been around for a while, Kubernetes itself has only been on the scene for just over half a decade. Before looking at those concepts, we first need to look at […]

What is Cloud Native?

September 20 2022

Deon Stroebel

What is cloud native? Let’s start with a definition. According to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), ‘cloud native’ can be defined as “technologies that empower organisations to build and run scalable applications in modern, dynamic environments such as public, private, and hybrid clouds”. Essentially it is a technology that is purposefully built to make […]

Press release: LSD expands its Managed Kubernetes Platform with SUSE Platinum partner status

July 14 2022

Charl Barkhuizen

14 July – Johannesburg LSD today announced that it is augmenting its Managed Kubernetes Platform with SUSE Rancher solution offering by achieving SUSE Platinum partner and Managed Service Provider (MSP) status. Currently, LSD is the only partner to achieve Platinum status in Sub-Saharan Africa. These achievements are a key part of LSD’s strategy of delivering […]

Vim To Vs Code – A Story About A RHCA Who Became A TKGi Platform Developer

April 7 2022


Today, I’m a TKGi platform developer and for the most part I develop Concourse CI pipelines. Specifically, I build and maintain pipelines that build foundations that other pipelines use to build custom Kubernetes clusters! For a while now, I’ve been meaning to blog a bit about my own personal “digital transformation”. I went from a […]

Enneagram: Understanding LSD’s People

March 2 2022

Charl Barkhuizen

IMAGINE A HOUSE This is your house and you have many different rooms in your house.  You have your room which you are most familiar with.  You know what is in there, you know where to find stuff, you know where you might have hidden stuff that you don’t want anyone else to know about […]


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