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VSHN - The DevOps Company

VSHN is Switzerland’s leading partner for DevOps, Container & Kubernetes. We focus on operating IT platforms through automation, agility, and a continuous improvement process. We operate extensive applications on every infrastructure according to the DevOps and Agile principles, 24/7, so software developers can concentrate on their business.

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RSVP your seat at the May 2023 CNC meetup, Thursday May 25, 16:00 CEST! A stellar lineup of speakers from Fortinet, Edgeless Systems and Ergon will enlighten us about Cloud Native security in a fantastic location with room for 200 attendees. See you there!

VSHN.timer is out! This week we’re going to talk about how the current uncertain economic landscape could mean good news for the environment.

Our APPUiO Cloud team has just released self-signup to the platform, making it the best way to deploy apps into an OpenShift 4 cluster. Not only that, but APPUiO Cloud includes incredible added value:

- AppCat, to provision DBs, message queues, and S3 buckets
- K8up, to make backups as easy as "oc apply"
- "Bring your own domain"
- SSL Certificates
- And the know-how of the best team of OpenShift experts in Switzerland

Sign up now: !

Check out our new video: "Getting Started with K8up" featuring a quick introduction to our lovely and oh so useful Kubernetes and OpenShift backup operator

VSHN.timer is out! This week we’re going to talk about the event of the week: KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2023

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2023 is next week! And no less than 8 VSHNeers (around 15% of our company!) are going to attend the event in Amsterdam this year. Learn more about it in our blog.

VSHN.timer is out! This week we’re going to talk about some interesting developments in the hardware space, including broken coffee machines.

Today March 31st is World Backup Day! A good day to remind you to use K8up to regularly backup your Kubernetes clusters on the S3 bucket of your choice. Protect your data and remember to test your restores!

Learn from our Business Development Manager Oksana Horobinska how Project Syn helps VSHN to lower the costs of managing large numbers of Kubernetes clusters… and how it could help you too!

VSHN.timer is out! This week we’re going to talk about how the latest developments in AI will reshape the world of Cloud Native platforms and apps.

Containerfile versus Dockerfile, What's the difference?

"We've been asked a couple of times over the past few weeks, "What's the difference between a Containerfile and a Dockerfile?" First off, as you can tell, they have different names. Secondly, that's it, well at least in theory. Read on for more details."

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The Cloud Native Computing Switzerland Meetup goes "Fédéral"! We'll start hosting CNC CH meetups in various cities of Switzerland, to meet and learn from the Cloud Native experts all over the country. Join us in Basel on June 29th in the Helvetia HVC LAB!

VSHN.timer is out! This week we’re going to talk about how to cope with the Dark Side of the IT industry: outages, misunderstandings, and printers.

More about the at @vshn: this edition we have 20+ people (almost 50% of the company) participating in around 14 teams. The issues we're tackling range from removing technical debt in some of our internal networking troubleshooting tools, to reorganizing our documentation websites, and even to arranging the cable messes under the desks in our office in Zurich. Tonight we will present our results to the team!

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Random first trial post: today, March 14th, is the 29th anniversary of the Linux 1.0 announcement.

Of course, there are other arguably more important dates in Linux history, but this is one of them.

Join us on Thursday, March 30th, at a free event in Zurich to learn more about VSHN AppCat and Exoscale DBaaS, and how developers can access Exoscale services from within their APPUiO Cloud projects quickly and efficiently!

Join us March 30 at 16:00 CEST for a special event at our VSHNtower in Zürich, and learn how APPUiO Cloud integrates with Exoscale thanks to AppCat, allowing developers to access Exoscale services from within their APPUiO Cloud projects quickly.

Just got my ticket for Red Hat Summit Boston 2023 🎉 let me know if you’ll be around and let’s meet!

VSHN.timer is out! This week we’re going to talk about developers self-hosting their applications, far away from the comfort of third-party providers.

Check out our first YouTube video! Sébastien Pasche of Taurus tells the story of how Taurus and VSHN started working together. – subscribe to our channel for more!

Time to learn new things! @vshn

v2.6.0 has been released with a very cool new feature: Support for RWO PVC backups. And got a huge internal refactoring for better stability. Check out the release notes here:

K8up is a backup operator for and , leveraging to actually do the backup / restore. It is part of the CNCF as a Sandbox project and is sponsored by @vshn

Just gave a nice training session at ZHAW University in Winterthur about APPUiO Cloud and OpenShift on behalf of @vshn ! I love teaching. And the students and their questions were excellent.

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We've just released K8up 2.6.0 with one of the most-requested features by the community: RWO support!