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This week in #DevOps (13/06/2017)

Posted by Laura Bria on Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Welcome to the 129th edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps !

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

New Content

Cloud

AWS

Jeff Barr announces that AWS Greengrass is now generally available. Greengrass is a service that allows running AWS Lambda functions on connected devices.

Google Cloud

Vic Iglesias demonstrates how to prepare Container Engine environments for production. In the article, he shows various patterns and features for locking down Container Engine workloads.

Azure

Kylie Liang announces that Azure now supports running OpenBSD in their virtual machines.

Cluster Management and Orchestration

Kubernetes

Oleg Chunikhin shows how to get started with building a realiable Kubernetes cluster in AWS.

Duffie Cooley blogged about how to manage multiple clusters with ease using Kubectl.

Timo Derstappen, and Puja Abbassi blogged about How Giant Swarm uses Calico to enable multi-tenant Kubernetes

Tom Wilkie blogged about Kubernetes Rolling Upgrades One By One

Configuration Management

Ansible

Jake Jackson wrote a blog post in which he explains how to get started with Ansible Tower. Ansible tower is a great tool for team-based environments since it helps to centralize and control your infrastructure with dashboards.

Infrastructure as Code

Terraform

Seth Vargo announces upcoming providers changes in Terraform 0.10. In Terraform 0.10, all the providers will be distributed as individual plugins to speed up the release cycle for provider changes.

Monitoring and Logging

Jeroen van Wilgenburg wrote about high available logging with Logback and HAProxy.

Kubernetes

Mateo Burillo explained with detail on his article how would one monitor an Nginx Web Server running on Kubernetes.

Security

Secret Management

Jeff Nickoloff covers KeyWhiz, Vault, Docker 1.13, DC/OS 1.8, Rancher 1.4, and Kubernetes in his latest post on: The State of Modern Secret Management (2017).

IoT

Dan Goodin wrote a very concerning blog post. He reported that a staggering amount of internet cameras have hard coded passwords that can't be changed.

New Releases

Blue Ocean 1.1 is here with lots of small improvements, features and bug fixes that should make the day-to-day experience with Blue Ocean smoother.

Etcd 3.2 | Summary of release notes:

  • proxy improvements
  • boosted backend concurrency
  • distributed coordination services
  • a slimmer Go client
  • JWT authentication

Kontena 1.3.0 | Summary of release notes:

  • Mongo driver update
  • Command execution enhancements
  • Kontena Cloud Updates

Events

CloudNativeCon & KubeCon North America 2017 | December 6 - 8 2017 | Austin, TX


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Also if you are interested in the latest Scala news you can check Petr's blog post: This week in #Scala 12/06/2017.

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