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This week in #DevOps (23/06/2015)

Posted by Laura Bria on Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Welcome to the 28th edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps !
This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of DevOps.

New Content



The @CloudBees team wrote a few articles about some useful Jenkins plugins for triggering Docker pipelines, traceability of Docker Images and Containers, and automating application releases with Docker.



Here’s a post on long-term log analysis with AWS Redshift, by Florian Motlik.



In this post Emilien Macchi talks about testing a Puppet module by using Vagrant with OpenStack provider and Beaker.



Dockercon is here with some really cool announcements:

Michael Hausenblas wrote about building a web application with analytics using Docker and Marathon.

Here is a new post in the casual Docker tutorial series by John Willis covering a getting started guide with Kitematic.

Kaisa Kuusik wrote about Docker security admin controls and Jamie Dobson shared a Docker security cheat sheet.



Logentries integrates with Google Cloud Pub/Sub to allow Google Cloud users to configure alerts, perform anomaly detection as well as advanced analytics.

Logentries introduced their new query language LEQL. text

Mike Neville ONeill explains how to Log with the Docker Logentries Container.


Chris Boscolo shared a method for writing amazon elb access logs to loggly using aws lambda.

New Releases

Packer 0.8 | Feature highlights:

  • WinRM and Windows Provisioners
  • Windows AWS Images
  • SSH Agent Forwarding, Bastion Hosts, and more
  • OpenStack Identity v3 and more
  • Local Shell Script Provisioning
  • Dozens of smaller improvements

Google Container Engine beta release and general availability for Google Container Registry.

Weave 1.0 includes:

  • Service Discovery
  • Routing and Load Balancing
  • Scalable Address Management
  • Monitoring and Visualization via Weave Scope
  • Deeper Docker integration

Flocker 1.0 | With the Flocker API or CLI you can:

  • Deploy a multi-container application to multiple hosts
  • Move containers between hosts
  • Attach and detach data volumes from containers as they change hosts
  • Migrate local data volumes between servers (currently experimental using our ZFS backend)


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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. Tip: Tweet about your content using #DevOps.

Also if you are interested in the latest Scala news you can check Petr's blog post: This week in #Scala (22/06/2015).

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