Stefano Doni talking at the Dynatrace booth at Kubecon 2023
Insights from Kubecon 2023 – K8s for GenAI, Efficiency, and Sustainability

Last week, I attended Kubecon 2023 in Chicago, a conference I prioritize as it’s a unique opportunity to learn what the cloud-native community is up to and where it’s headed. I came home with some new insights about the direction

Video Akamas app for Dynatrace AppEngine
Akamas for Dynatrace AppEngine In this video, we preview the Akamas app for Dynatrace AppEngine – an autonomous optimization solution that helps customers reduce costs and improve the reliability and performance of applications. This app brings Akamas optimization directly into Dynatrace, allowing customers

Case study Sisal
Sisal Case Study: Pioneering innovation in resource optimization with AI

Explore how Sisal, a leading gaming operator with 35 million customers, achieved a 58% cost reduction for critical Kubernetes microservices using Akamas’ AI-powered optimization platform. The Challenge: Sisal needed to optimize Kubernetes microservices for maximum cost savings without impacting application

Ignite by Akamas webinar recording
The dark side of Kubernetes? Light it up with application-aware optimization

There is a “dark side” to Kubernetes that makes it difficult to ensure the desired performance and resilience of cloud-native applications, while also keeping their costs under control. Indeed, the combined effect of Kubernetes resource management mechanisms and application runtime heuristics may cause serious performance and resilience risks.

Akamas Live Optimizations Video
Akamas Live Optimizations Video Series

Akamas provides a single platform to optimize applications both in pre-production environments, for example to anticipate planned changes, cloud migration or chaos engineering scenarios, and directly live in production while applications are running under dynamically varying workloads. This video series

SMC Journal Episode 092
Akamas CEO and CTO interview at Kubecon 2022 with Scott Moore Watch this interview by Scott Moore with Luca Forni (Akamas CEO) and Stefano Doni (Akamas CTO) at the Akamas booth at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2022 in Detroit. Scott, Luca and Stefano touch on several topics, including the

Kubecon 2022 review: Application-aware Kubernetes comes to town!

Last month the Akamas team had the pleasure to join 7000+ attendees as Silver sponsor of the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022 conference organized by the Cloud Native Foundation (CNCF) in Detroit. What a great time we had, meeting

Stefano Doni Akamas
Is AI-powered autonomous optimization the answer to the Kubernetes dilemma?

Notice: An abridged version of this interview has been published as Akamas contributed content by TFIR for the KubeCon+CloudNativeCon NA 2022 in Detroit, October 24-28  Stefano Doni, CTO at Kubernetes optimization company Akamas, and long-time CMG contributor and Best Paper

TestGuild podcast Akamas
Test Guild: Live Kubernetes Optimization in Production How cool would it be to optimize live systems running in production environments? In this episode, Stefano Doni, CTO at Akamas, shares some ways to meet the challenge of optimizing Kubernetes in production.  Discover how AI technology can help

Accelerate digital innovation with Self-service Developer Portals and AI-powered Kubernetes optimiza...

Today developers are often spending more time on managing Kubernetes than focusing on developing applications running on Kubernetes. This situation is exacerbated by the shortage of Kubernetes skills and by the complexity of developing and delivering well-tuned applications in Kubernetes

PurePerformance Podcast Akamas
PurePerformance: How to optimize Kubernetes workloads with Akamas

Listen to “How to optimize performance and cost of k8s workloads with Stefano Doni” on Spreaker. Over the years we learned how to optimize the performance of our JVMs, our CLRs or our databases instances by tweaking settings around heap

Moviri speech at KubeCon Europe 2022
Moviri speech at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2022 strategic partner Moviri, delivered a presentation on “Getting the optimal service efficiency that autoscalers won’t give you” at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2022 conference. Mauro Pessina, Manager Performance Engineering Business Line at Moviri, shared the results of extensive tuning

Akamas KubeCon Europe 2022 post event
Squeezing more (orange) juice from Kubernetes

Our notes from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Valencia KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2022 – what a fantastic event! I’m sure my feeling is shared by many among the 7,000 in-person attendees and 10,000 that followed from home.  We had the pleasure

Akamas Conf42 Cloud Native
Conf42 Cloud Native: Cheap or fast? How we got both by leveraging ML to automatically tune K8s apps

One of the top benefits of Kubernetes is efficiency. Nevertheless, several companies adopting Kubernetes may experience high costs and performance issues. The challenge of manually tuning Kubernetes applications is well known to Performance Engineers and SREs. During his session at

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