Practitioners’ Blog

Blogposts by people who build, design, manage, or run software at Pivotal.

  • Metrics, Product Management, and You: Knowing You Did a Good Thing

    Metrics, Product Management, and You: Knowing You Did a Good Thing

    Defining success metrics can be daunting for even experienced product managers. This post explains how one simple question ("How do we know we did a good thing?") can help you create better metrics.

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  • Scaling Deployments to Multi-Cluster Kubernetes Environments with Concourse and Spinnaker

    Scaling Deployments to Multi-Cluster Kubernetes Environments with Concourse and Spinnaker

    Avoid multi-cluster madness with an automated, scalable delivery pipeline

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  • 5G is a Tremendous Business Opportunity For Telcos. Here's What You Need To Get Ready With a Cloud-Native Platform & Elastic Infrastructure

    5G is a Tremendous Business Opportunity For Telcos. Here's What You Need To Get Ready With a Cloud-Native Platform & Elastic Infrastructure

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  • A Technical Comparison of Popular API Gateways with Apigee Edge, Spring Cloud Gateway, and Ocelot

    A Technical Comparison of Popular API Gateways with Apigee Edge, Spring Cloud Gateway, and Ocelot

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  • Replacing the Spring Cloud Services Circuit Breaker Dashboard

    Replacing the Spring Cloud Services Circuit Breaker Dashboard

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  • Connecting GPUs to Greenplum Database

    Connecting GPUs to Greenplum Database

    In this post, we’ll show how GPUs can be connected to a Greenplum database cluster for scalable, in-database training of deep neural networks.

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  • How to Trim Your API Access Costs with a Cache

    How to Trim Your API Access Costs with a Cache

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  • Transfer Learning for Deep Neural Networks on Greenplum Database

    Transfer Learning for Deep Neural Networks on Greenplum Database

    In this post, we show how to implement transfer learning on Greenplum Database using the Keras and TensorFlow libraries, and the Apache MADlib open-source project.

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  • Securing Services with Spring Cloud Gateway

    Securing Services with Spring Cloud Gateway

    Spring Cloud Gateway is a lightweight independent and decentralized micro-gateway. In this post, we present a technical tutorial that reviews how it can be used to secure microservices.

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  • Everyone Should Be Able to Use Your Software: Part 3, So What Do I Do Now?

    Everyone Should Be Able to Use Your Software: Part 3, So What Do I Do Now?

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  • The People Behind PAS for K8s

    The People Behind PAS for K8s

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  • The Art of Interrupting Software Engineers

    The Art of Interrupting Software Engineers

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  • Three Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Continuous Integration Tool: A True Story

    Three Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Continuous Integration Tool: A True Story

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  • Your Path to Agile Matters

    Your Path to Agile Matters

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  • Pivotal Application Analyzer: Your Forensic Source Code Analysis

    Pivotal Application Analyzer: Your Forensic Source Code Analysis

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  • Implementing Comprehensive PCF Automation Pipelines

    Implementing Comprehensive PCF Automation Pipelines

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  • GPU-Accelerated Deep Learning on Greenplum Database

    GPU-Accelerated Deep Learning on Greenplum Database

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  • Developing, Architecting, Testing, & Documenting your API [Part 4 of 4]

    Developing, Architecting, Testing, & Documenting your API [Part 4 of 4]

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  • Roadmaps—Useful or legacy practice?

    Roadmaps—Useful or legacy practice?

    Roadmaps for software products are often used as funding and commitment mechanisms leading to a host of ineffective practices. Organisations must be aware of the subtle difference between software and

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  • The Case of Intermittent Test Suites

    The Case of Intermittent Test Suites

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