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This week in #DevOps (21/11/2017)

Posted by Eslam ElHusseiny on Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Welcome to edition number 152 of #ThisWeekInDevOps !

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

New Content

CI/CD

TravisCI

Jan Schulte gave a tip on how to Configure a Let’s Encrypt certificate for your Travis CI Enterprise Installation.

Cloud

AWS

Keith Gregory blogs about AWS NAT gateways and NAT instances and when to use either of them. He recommends using NAT gateways by default (if at all), and suggests using NAT instances when pushing a lot of traffic through the NAT.

Cluster Management and Orchestration

Rancher

Chris Urwin blogged about Using Vagrant to Emulate Rancher Environments.

Kubernetes

Adrian Goins blogged about Understanding Kubernetes RBAC.

Nick Leli is spreading the word on Kubernetes on Mesosphere DCOS CNCF certification.

Configuration Management

SaltStack

Charles Ruffino blogs about SaltStack’s even driven automation for AWS. He shows how it can perform automated steps on AWS auto-scaling events, and presents an example use-case for managing third-party application license keys.

Puppet

AJ Johnson announces Puppet Enterprise in AWS OpsWorks.

Containerization and Virtualization

Docker

Mark Church blogged about DOCKER ENTERPRISE EDITION ACCESS CONTROL.

Vivek Saraswat blogged about SWARM ORCHESTRATION IN DOCKER ENTERPRISE EDITION

Benjamin Cane blogged about Using Docker Commit to Create and Change an Image

Load balancing

Alessandro Fael Garcia announces that NGINX has launched a new high availability solution for AWS. The solution takes advantage of AWS Network Load Balancer to provide a better quality service.

Monitoring and Logging

Logzio

Daniel Berman introduces Logz.io Application Insights.

NoSQL

Indexing, indexing, indexing! Venkat Subramanian shares a long list of indexing best practices for Couchbase.

Performance

Ruslan Synytsky blogged about Core Factors Influencing Java Memory Consumption.

Security

Miju Han introduces security alerts on GitHub.

Bruce Schneier puts us on guard with some websites worrying practices basing this info on a research published on Freedom To Tinker.

Same Bruce Schneier shares with us one Vulnerability in Amazon Key that may put our IoT devices at risk.

3rd strike from Bruce Schneier this week with some news on Amazon Classified US Cloud. That is a lot of trust put in one Cloud provider.

Machine Learning

Jussi Nummelin blogged about Machine learning and containers.

New Releases

Rancher 1.6.11 | Summary of release notes:

  • KUBERNETES 1.8.3
  • AZURE CLOUD PROVIDER SUPPORT
  • ABILITY TO CHANGE SUBNET FOR KUBERNETES
  • The latest stable version, Docker 17.09, is supported
  • CLUSTERED MYSQL SUPPORT
  • PRUNE SERVICES NO LONGER SPECIFIED IN RANCHER CLI
  • INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES UPDATES & FIXES

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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 20/11/2017.

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