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How we orchestrated a SQL database with Docker Swarm Mode

September 20, 2016

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Claus Matzinger

Crate is a distributed SQL database and with its shared-nothing architecture, Crate is a perfect fit for setting up a container-based cluster for microservices. While there are many orchestration tools out there, Docker - with their latest update to Docker engine 1.12 - blended their applications nicely together and managing large clusters of containerized applications becomes a breeze!

Internships: Max at Crate

August 22, 2016
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Claus Matzinger

To end his internship at Crate, we asked Max to contribute to our blog and tell us about the experience of working at Crate. At 18 years old he attends a technical school in Austria and while internships are sometimes mandatory, the company is free to choose. Luckily - he chose us.

Kubernetes and Crate

August 16, 2016
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Claus Matzinger

During our hackathon last weekend we came up with a template that would easily let users spin up a cluster with Kubernetes, that can now also be found in our documentation!

Happy Birthday Kubernetes!

August 8, 2016
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Claus Matzinger

In July Kubernetes celebrated their first birthday with events around the globe. Crate took this opportunity to run a Hackathon entirely based around Crate and Kubernetes in Berlin.

Upgrade Your Cluster to 0.55.x

July 22, 2016
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Claus Matzinger

Version 0.55 of Crate introduces a lot of great features, fixes and changes. Some of these required making changes to our code base that require extra steps to upgrade your clusters than with previous Crate versions.

Deep Analysis of Big Data with Crate and Zoomdata

July 21, 2016
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Crate clusters are now a data source on Zoomdata, that allows for deep analysis and visualization of big data sets through a simple interface.