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What is Containerization?
Containerization is a form of virtualized operating system developed as a response to the many problems of hardware-level virtualization. Because the latter runs a full-blown guest operating system, it is very resource-intensive and incurs a significant amount of overhead, but containerization is much lighter. Since the containers share the host machine’s kernel, the resources are not wasted on running separate operating system tasks. This allows for a much quicker and lightweight deployment of applications.
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What Is Istio?
Istio is an open-source service mesh that makes it easier for a team to create a network or server cluster of deployed services. Istio provides several vital services consistently across a mesh network such as:
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If you’re used to using services such as GitHub or Bitbucket for continuous integration, chances are you’re wondering how you can setup continuous deployment for your website on Cloud Sites. Since Cloud Sites doesn’t have git or SSH access, you might think it’s impossible. Luckily, with a service like DeployBot and their SFTP deployment tools, it is actually very simple to deploy your code from your repository to Cloud Sites with a simple click. Here’s a quick tour on how to get up and running with DeployBot and Cloud Sites.
Creating a new site on Cloud Sites
If you haven’t done so already, you’ll first want to create your website on Cloud Sites. Once logged into your Cloud Sites dashboard, simply click on Create Website
, input your domain name, choose your Framework
, and then click on Create New Website
. Continue reading “Git & Continuous Deployment on Cloud Sites”