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This week in #DevOps (06/09/2017)

Posted by Eslam ElHusseiny on Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Welcome to the 141st edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps !

This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of DevOps.

New Content



Tim Johnson blogs about his observations from watching the activity at Jenkins World.



Dzenan Dzevlan compares the differences between AWS ALB and ELB.

Google Cloud

Mary Koes and Deepak Tiwari announce the general availability of Google Stackdriver. Aja Hammerly blogs about preventing log waste using Stackdriver's logging capabilities.


Charlie Satterfield blogs about how to proactively monitor cloud operations with Azure Stack.

Cluster Management and Orchestration


Tobi Knaup Announces Kubernetes on DC/OS. Amr Abdelrazik blogged about Application-Aware Scheduling with Apache Mesos.


Tair Assimov blogged about Smarter auto-deploys in Dockbit.

Configuration Management


Alessandro Franceschi wrote another tip on how to test any Puppet role on any OS using PSICK.

Containerization and Virtualization

Chris Swan discusses how to deal with container operational considerations regarding image management, security, audit, logging, orchestration, and how that relates back to developer experience.


Guillaume Quintard blogs about using Varnish with Docker.

Monitoring and Logging

Daniel Berman wrote an article on an approach about logging in a serverless architecture.


Pranay Kamat wrote an article explaining CloudWatch invoices and how it is billed.


Aaditya Talwai reported some lessons learned about ELK's resiliency during game day. Game day is a day in which you purposefully trigger failures on your services to see how they respond in a controlled environment.


kubernetes-plugin for Jenkins | Jenkins plugin to run dynamic slaves in a Kubernetes/Docker environment

New Releases

RancherOS 1.1.0 | It includes a number of key enhancements such as:

  • VMWare ESXi support
  • improved OS level logging
  • including boot-time logs
  • remote Syslog logging
  • and built in Logrotate and Cron services.

Apache Mesos 1.1.3 | This release includes some important bug fixes and improvements on top of 1.1.2.

DC/OS 1.10 | This release includes:

  • Beta of Kubernetes on DC/OS
  • Improved security features
  • Additional upgrade capabilities
  • New DC/OS edge load balancer
  • Enhanced Services SDK

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That is all for this edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps. If you want to get in touch with us regarding any DevOps news or content here's our details:

Also if you are interested in the latest Scala news you can check Petr's blog post: This week in #Scala 04/09/2017.

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