Logs, metrics, and traces are the three pillars of observability. Where should you start? What are the common mistakes to avoid? And if you are to pick one - which one should you do?
This time we are talking unikernles! Ian Eyberg from NanoVMs joins us to discuss how far this technology is from prime time. And it turns out that you don’t have to be a kernel developer to take advantage of unikernes. Today, there are tools available to package, distribute, and run them locally as well as in the public cloud. While talking to Ian, it felt that the state of the technology is very similar to Linux containers at the beginning of 2010x, just before Docker made Linux containers available for everyone.
The real cloud lock-in is security! Every service/cloud provider has its own levels of granularity regarding resources. Cloud engineering is mainly about compute, storage, and networking and how to make them scale. Scaling security is often left out as it is hard to measure on so many levels.
We think that it is a myth and that we can measure how many steps it takes to add, modify or remove access rights. It all starts with monitoring, knowing what is there in a cloud infrastructure is a very good first step. By making it easy to see and manage access rights, we make it easier for ourselves to keep resources secured.
AWS released AWS Bottlerocket OS in March of 2020, and version 1.0.0 got released in August 2020. What is it? Should you be using it? What are the benefits? Is it ready for prime time? We answer all of those questions during this episode of DevSecOps Talks. Tune in!
Johan Abildskov(see episode 6) is back, and we are talking branching strategies! In particular, why you shouldn’t be doing git-flow, and what are other options out there. This conversation takes us down memory lane to a more broad discussion about version control systems, mono-repositories, continuous integration, and delivery. We hope you will like it!
- What is Pulumi?
- What and who is it for?
- The difference between Pulumi and Terraform (and if we should compare them at all)
- What is hard about Pulumi?
- What people ask the most? What are the common confusions?
- Cross-language infra libraries? How is it even possible?!
- Is there a possibility of a supply chain attack via Pulumi library?
Last week (week 6, 2021), seven data breaches were announced. In this episode, we discuss the possible scenarios for preventing attackers from getting a hold of your data, whether private or company data. And tips on how to mitigate the consequences of data leaks in cases when you have no control over data management (think of breach of 3rd party service).
How do you run Kubernetes in the cloud? Still using Kops? Or is it time to jump to the managed offerings? We go through the list of things you might be missing out on if not yet using a managed solution. Also, in this episode - what do you always configure in the k8s cluster? CNI, Ingress, IAM, and even more!
It’s been almost a year since we started the podcast, but we never took time to explain who we are and what problems we solve for our customers/employers. So in this episode, you will find more details about us and, as usual, references to useful tools, talks, and techniques.
AWS had a severe incident at the end of November. Kinesis in us-east-1 went dark for quite some time, and a ripple effect caused degradation of other services like CloudWatch, ECS, and others. As a Cloud Engineering practitioner, how do you get yourself and your organization ready for a such turn of events?