News Category: DevOps

Kubernetes and Microservices: A Developers’ Movement to Make the Web Faster, Stable, and More Open

As web development has evolved, there has been a tendency to develop “monolithic” applications — that is, software that contains most or all parts of the code for a given company or service. Over time, those code bases have grown to massive sizes and become hugely complex, which has led to a wide...
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A Test of Knowledge

Software testing is a form of learning. A set of tests can be considered a set of questions. The most obvious question a unit test poses is “Does the code pass?” to which there are two simple answers: yes or no. A test allows us to move from belief to knowledge — for example, to move from merely...
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Achieve Resilient Cloud Applications Through Managed DNS

As the pace and complexity of application development and delivery have increased, the role of DNS has changed considerably. Originally, DNS was a simple on-premises location service for matching IP addresses to correct hostnames. As applications have moved from local data centers to the public...
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Manual Work Is a Bug: Always Be Automating

Let me tell you about two systems administrators I know. Both were overloaded, busy IT engineers. Both had many repetitive tasks to do. Both wanted to automate these tasks. After observing these two people for a year, I noticed that one made a lot of progress, while the other one didn't. It wasn't...
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Data Protection for Containers: Part I, Backup

 How do you ensure data is properly backed up and recoverable according to current policies on a Kubernetes cluster? Traditional agent-based backup software won’t work natively with a container orchestrator such as Kubernetes. A Persistent Volume (PV) may be attached to any host at any given time...
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OpenTracing: Distributed Tracing’s Emerging Industry Standard

What was traditionally known as just Monitoring has clearly been going through a renaissance over the last few years. The industry as a whole is finally moving away from having Monitoring and Logging silos – something we’ve been doing and “preaching” for years – and the term Observability emerged...
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Building A Custom Brigade Gateway in 5 Minutes

Brigade gateways trigger new events in the Brigade system. While the included GitHub and container registry hooks are useful, the Brigade system is designed to make it easy for you to build your own. In this post, I show the quickest way to create a Brigade gateway using Node.js. How quick? We...
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Heptio Launches New Open Source Load-Balancing Project with Kubernetes in Mind

Heptio added a new load balancer to its stable of open-source projects Monday, targeting Kubernetes users who are managing multiple clusters of the container-orchestration tool alongside older infrastructure. Gimbal, developed in conjunction with Heptio customer Actapio, was designed to route...
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6 DevOps Trends to Watch in 2018

Communicating with key subject matter experts in the DevOps space plays an important role in helping us understand where the industry is headed. To gain insight into trends for 2018, we caught up with six DevOps experts and asked them: What’s the number-one trend you see for log analysis and...
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Google Kaniko Tool Wrenches on Container Privilege Concern

Google unveiled an open source tool that targets container security issues tied to the granting of privileged access to a Docker-based container. Docker containers are by default not granted privileged access to root content, though that does limit their agility. Analysts have noted that the...
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