Is Slack the Right Choice for Your DevOps Team? Conquering the Biggest Challenges of Enterprise Collaboration

After closing a $20 million Series A round, Mattermost is skyrocketing in popularity as a secure, open source Slack alternative for enterprise DevOps and IT. High-trust teams are adopting it for messaging to overcome some of the biggest collaboration challenges today. In the past, most collaboration was done over email. But today, high-performance teams need …

How to migrate Mattermost to Kubernetes

At Mattermost, we aim to develop a product that is simple to deploy and manage. To this end, we recently examined Kubernetes, today’s most popular orchestration platform that uses containers.  After determining the platform would make it even easier to deploy, manage and scale our product, we decided to migrate our “virtual office”—our Mattermost instance …

Mattermost Recipe: How to sync existing chat systems with Mattermost

Here’s the next installment in our Mattermost Recipes series. The goal of these posts is to provide you with a solution to a specific problem, a discussion about the details of the solution and some tips about how to customize it to suit your needs perfectly. If there’s a Recipe you want us to cook …

How we improved our React Native cold start for Android

About two years ago here at Mattermost, we decided to start building a prototype for our mobile apps in React Native (RN for short). We did it for a couple of reasons: We wanted to share code between the mobile apps and the webapp, hence the birth of mattermost-redux. We wanted to be able to …

How Customers Save Time and Money with Mattermost

First, an introduction. My name is Matt Yonkovit. In September, I joined Mattermost as the head of Customer Success. For the last 13 years, I’ve helped customers succeed using open source software. My goal at Mattermost is to build out a world-class support and success program that enables our customers and community to use Mattermost …

Mattermost Recipe: Cold Backup Server

Here’s the next installment in our Mattermost Recipes series. The goal of these posts is to provide you with solutions to specific problems, as well as a discussion about the details of the solution and some tips about how to customize it to suit your needs perfectly. If there’s a Recipe you want us to …

Workstream Collaboration: What It Is & Why You Need It

What is workstream collaboration? Workstream collaboration is a new way of working that today’s leading organizations are increasingly adopting to get more done more effectively in less time. More specifically, we define workstream collaboration as follows: Workstream collaboration brings messaging, notifications, files, bots, tools and people together to create a private, persistent and searchable digital …

Mattermost Recipe: Handling Incidents with Mattermost and PagerDuty

Update: Since I’ve written this article, PagerDuty has come out with a native integration that works with Mattermost’s Incoming Webhooks, meaning you can get simple PagerDuty notifications running without installing any other software. To use it, follow these steps: Create an incoming Mattermost webhook and copy the URL In PagerDuty, go to Configuration >Services and click …

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