Rolling updates in Kubernetes

Posted by Martijn van Lambalgen on January 8, 2018

So, you want to do rolling updates of your services in Kubernetes to achieve zero-downtime? That’s what we wanted to reach too, and what we’re doing now (mostly). Our journey involved quite a bit of research, filling of gaps in our lacking knowledge, learning from a multitude of mistakes, and a fair bit of trial […]

Azure learnings from the ISV Innovation Days at Microsoft

Posted by Joep Weijers on February 6, 2024

To stay on top of the latest developments and best practices in Azure, TOPdesk joined the ISV Innovation Days at Microsoft. During two days our Cloud Architects and Operations team worked together with Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Architects to create proof of concepts of ways that TOPdesk can better benefit from Azure.

Why you should go to a conference in person

Posted by Joep Weijers on September 12, 2023

TOPdesk provides each developer a budget and time to broaden and deepen their knowledge. I recommend to invest such a budget into visiting a conference in person. Why attend conferences? In an industry that is changing as fast as the software industry, it is imperative to keep your knowledge up to date. A conference is […]

Continuous Integration with GitLab

Posted by Balázs Varkoly on December 5, 2016

Recently Team Alfonzó, with help from the Build Team, took the next in adopting a new build infrastructure. We wanted to move away from Jenkins and the TOPdesk DockerHub registry, towards a more distributed infrastructure. Our Implementation Wizard project gave us the opportunity we were looking for to start making use of GitLab’s CI and […]