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This week in #DevOps (21/06/2016)

Posted by Laura Bria on Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Welcome to the 79th edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps !
This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of DevOps.

New Content

Darren Perucci shared a useful checklist to follow before moving ElasticSearch into Production.



Here’s an overview of Netflix’s strategy for migrating their Billing into AWS.

AWS announced they now support Cross-Account Copying of Encrypted EBS Snapshots.

Google Cloud

Romin Irani shared a tutorial on using Stackdriver Monitoring to debug a running application using the Debugger and Trace features, analyzing application logs and adding log points to an application.

John Hamminck blogged about streaming logging with Fluentd, Kubernetes and GCP.



Irving Popovetsky and Stephen Delano presented a live webinar on “Understanding the Chef Server”.


Brendan Burns and David Oppenheimer wrote a paper about: Design patterns for container-based distributed systems.


Ben Firshman blogged about building Serverless Apps with Docker.

Christopher Hines and Mike Coleman hosted a webinar on Containerization for the Virtualization Admin.

Docker made quire a few announcements this week including:


Weaveworks announced Weave Cloud, a microservices console for connecting, visualizing and monitoring containers and microservices, regardless of the orchestrator. They also introduced Weave Net 1.6, which is part of Weave Cloud and adds native Docker container network integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).



Check out the latest blog posts from Datadog about useful features and integrations:


@loggly shared some insights about approaches to logging Docker implementations and managing those logs in a new ebook: The Field Guide for Docker Logging.


Luca Marturana continues the series about Monitoring Greedy Containers with a post on Troubleshooting Kubernetes.

Sysdig announced enterprise-grade software for container monitoring.


kapacitor | Open source framework for processing, monitoring, and alerting on time series data.

Slack-SQL | Bring you PostgreSQL console to Slack.

New Releases

DOCKER 1.12 | The release includes the following capabilities:


Here are the videos from this year’s MesosCon North America.

Here are the videos recorded this June at Data @Scale.

Check out this post for links of the recordings from the DevOps Leadership Summit.

CHEFCONF 2016 | 11 - 13 July | Austin, Texas

Texas Linux Festival 2016 | 8- 9 July | Austin, Texas

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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 20/06/2016).

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