Alex Ellis

Cloud Native, Content & Community

I help companies on their Cloud Native journey, to create leading content, and to build enduring community.

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Cloud Native Consulting

The Cloud Native landscape can be a confusing place to navigate, so partner with me for your journey. We'll ask you considerate questions, give an external perspective on the problem and reassure your team with my experience and troubleshooting skills.

As a former Docker Captain and active CNCF Ambassador, speaker, author and respected open source maintainer, our founder is used to helping people solve problems and get wins. Whether you need help with CI/CD, Microservices, Queues, Docker, Golang, OSS, Serverless, Kubernetes, Managed Cloud & Architecture, or something else entirely, it's likely that we can be of help.

Content is King

We create engaging content about your product and projects. The kind of posts that hit the front page of Hacker News. In a world where we are flying less we need new ways to reach developers and buyers. We build Integrated packages of sample apps, demos, and top notch copywriting to help you build and maintain an audience, and convert interest into sales.

Community is your Fly-wheel

Having spent the past 5 years learning how to build enduring community, we'll help you invest in your community and build resources for them. Creating community takes time and experience, so we'll be there to help you build and bolster yours to create a fly-wheel effect.

Let's get started today

You can start today by booking a drop-in consultation in my calendar below, or send me an email and let me know where you need help the most.
From there we will come up with a Statement of Work (SoW) describing your desired outcomes, how we'll work together with transparent pricing.

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Open Source projects



Securely access any remote service or machine with the Cloud Native Tunnel for TCP/HTTP(s).

OpenFaaS® Serverless for Kubernetes

OpenFaaS brings a simple, secure and standardised way to build and deploy your applications to Kubernetes.

Derek - automate open source

Derek enables teams to automate their open source projects and to delegate to community using GitHub.

arkade - Kubernetes apps, the easy way

arkade provides a simple Golang CLI with strongly-typed flags to install charts and apps to your cluster in one command.

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GitHub Projects

Try out my OSS projects including: OpenFaaS, inlets, k3sup ('ketchup'), arkade and Derek.
My blog

Technical Blog

Technical writing on: OSS, Go, Serverless, Linux, Kubernetes, Docker & Raspberry Pi.
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Videos, webinars, tutorials, walkthroughs, and public speaking on Cloud Native & Linux.

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All services are offered by OpenFaaS Ltd. OpenFaaS Ltd. is a registered company in England & Wales with number: 11076587, registered address: Peterborough UK.