In the last of this three part series comparing SaaS and Open Core software, we will evaluate the S-1 filings of a few SaaS and Open Core companies to determine if either model has any inherent advantage.
In post 2 of 3, we clarify the differences between proprietary SaaS and Open Core software and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each from the customer's perspective.
What next after SaaS? Is a significant alternative for marketing and selling software starting to emerge?
We review the impact of the GDPR on SaaS vendors and their data collection practices and how it may reduce the operational cost disparity between hosted SaaS and on-prem Private SaaS
Unabated releases of vanilla upstream Kubernetes every three months could continue forever. You have to keep up, while also paying close attention to Kubernetes API object versioning. In this article, we discuss where this pace comes from, how it's a key ingredient in Kubernetes' success and what it means for end-users
An interview about our experience running PostgreSQL on on-premises Kubernetes, covering the challenges involved, open source and commercial tools that can help and other alternatives to managing stateful applications on Kubernetes.
We review the Vendor Security Alliance's security questionnaire to look at the security related costs of running SaaS vs On-prem.
Going on-prem can be a handful, especially maintaining those deployments. Here's how we use Kubernetes and our own tooling to help scale those efforts.