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This week in #DevOps (13/09/2016)

Posted by Laura Bria on Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Welcome to the 91st edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps !
This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of DevOps.

New Content



AWS added HTTP/2 support for Amazon CloudFront.

Check out the list of AWS webinars for September.

Łukasz Dorosz showed how to use AWS Lambda for monitoring a website.

Chris Nolan and Lars Cromley blogged about benchmarking Amazon Aurora.


DigitalOcean introduces support for RAM-intensive workloads with High Memory Droplets.



Tom Wilkie discusses the various options and tradeoffs when deploying Prometheus with Kubernetes to monitor Weave Cloud.

Jeff Mccormick shows how to deploy a PostgreSQL cluster using Helm, a Kubernetes package manager.



Alexei Ledenev blogged about testing for the impact of network behavior on a Dockerized application using Pumba.

Jérôme Petazzoni shows how Docker can be useful when working with Go code.

Arun Gupta explains how to create a Deployment Pipeline using Jenkins and Docker for a Java application talking to a database.


Radu Gheorghe blogged about a few of the options for log shipping.

Itamar Weiss and Stav Mizrahi blogged about Kafka real time visualization with Alooma Live.


Marshal Ma covers some of the most important aspects of monitoring and investigating Ceph’s operations and performance with Datadog.


Daniel Berman shared a tutorial on how to install the ELK Stack on Windows.

Sumo Logic

Dan Stevens wrote about integrating apps with the Sumo Logic Search API.


Marlon Dutra blogged about the approach Facebook has taken to control authorization on production systems.


Angelo Failla wrote about dhcplb, Facebook’s implementation of a load balancer for DHCP.


ber-kit | Command line tool to drain tasks from your Mesosphere Marathon cluster.

docker-swarm-visualizer | A visualizer for Docker Swarm using the Docker Remote API, Node.JS, and D3.

myLG My looking glass | is an open source software utility which combines the functions of the different network probes in one network diagnostic tool.

Checkup | Simple uptime monitoring distributed, self-hosted health checks and status pages.

New Releases

rkt v1.14.0 | The release is focused on stability and minimalism.

Consul 0.7 | Here are some of the highlights for this release:

  • Transactional Key/Value API
  • Consul Operator Improvements
  • Lifeguard
  • ACL Replication

Serf 0.8 | This release brings:

  • improvements in Serf's gossip protocol
  • other smaller updates and bug fixes

Travis CI Enterprise 2.0 | New features included in this release:

  • Support for high availability setups
  • A new and updated look
  • Support for API v3
  • Updated base operating system
  • Increased stability
  • Updated management console


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That is all for this edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps. You can get in touch with me directly via email or on Twitter (@LauraGlasu) with any DevOps news or content.

Also if you are interested in the latest Scala news you can check Petr's blog post: This week in #Scala 12/09/2016).

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