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This week in #DevOps (30/08/2016)

Posted by Laura Bria on Thu, Sep 1, 2016

Welcome to the 89th edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps !
This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of DevOps.

New Content



Liam Newman shared a tutorial on how to do browser-testing withSauce OnDemand and Pipeline.



Sudhi Seshachala explains how to migrate your SQL Server Database to Amazon RDS.


Stéphane Goudeau and Hervé Leclerc shared a series on how to automate a Kubernetes Cluster deployment on Azure:

Right Scale

Ryan O'Leary wrote about Cloud Application Templates and some of their use cases.



Ashok Rajagopalan and Shailesh Mittal blogged about scaling stateful applications using Kubernetes Pet Sets and FlexVolumes with Datera Elastic Data Fabric.

Amir Jerbi and Michael Cherny shared some security best practices for Kubernetes Deployments.


Charles Rice walks through the basics of a Serf configuration file, why they're needed and how to add the essentials such as seed nodes to bootstrap a cluster and a handler to perform orchestration code.



Madhu Venugopal talks about the new networking features introduced in Docker 1.12:

  • Swarm-mode networking
  • Routing Mesh
  • Ingress and Internal Load-Balancing
  • Service Discovery
  • Encrypted Network Control-Plane and Data-Plane
  • Multi-host networking without external KV-Store
  • MACVLAN Driver


@coreoslinux shared a video on how to fetch and run Docker container images with rkt.


Asaf Mesika describeds a case study of how he failed to install Artifactory using Docker following their official guide and compares that with the 3 minutes installation of Nexus.



Daniel Berman describes how to use the Logz.io ELK Stack for ECS logs.


Adam Bard blogged about basic site monitoring with Riemann


Jussi Nummelin blogged about automatic SSL/TLS certificates for your Microservices with Let's Encrypt.


Zstandard | a fast lossless compression algorithm, targeting real-time compression scenarios at zlib-level and better compression ratios. It is provided as an open-source BSD-licensed C library.

bash2py | Bash to Python Converter + a dockerized version of it.

New Releases

Apache Mesos 1.0.1 | This release includes some important bug fixes and improvements on top of 1.0.0.


PuppetConf | 19 - 21 October | San Diego, CA

DevOps Enterprise Summit | 7 - 9 November | San Francisco, CA

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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 29/08/2016).

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