Understanding Unikernels: The future of cloud computing, probably
Posted on February 21, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Having used Containers, Kubernetes and Serverless (a lot!) over the last few years, I catch myself wondering 'What next?' when it comes to more efficient, faster and secure units of computing. By Nithin Jois.
How to make Kafka Consumer compatible with Gevent in Python
Posted on February 17, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Asynchronous task management using Gevent improves scalability and resource efficiency for distributed systems. However, using this tool with Kafka can be challenging. By Jessica Zhao and Boyang Wei.
How we improved developer productivity for our DevOps teams
Posted on February 16, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length long
Across Spotify, our teams diligently strive to fulfill our mission to "unlock the potential of human creativity by giving millions of creative artists the opportunity to live off their work, and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it". Published by Maria Jernström and Jason Palmer.
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How to write custom cypher procedures with NetworkX and Memgraph
Posted on February 15, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Angular is one of the most popular front-end frameworks, with 30% of developers preferring it for their projects. Angular is especially useful for large scale projects with many different views and components. By Ryan Thelin.
Set up Anthos Service Mesh for multiple GKE clusters using Terraform
Posted on February 13, 2021, Level advanced Resource Length long
Anthos Service Mesh is a managed service mesh for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) clusters. Anthos Service Mesh allows GKE clusters to use a single logical service mesh, so that pods can communicate across clusters securely and services can share a single Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). By Waheed Brown and Jianhe Liao.
Realizing the full potential of DevSecOps
Posted on February 10, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
An article about four strategies to achieve a true DevSecOps culture. For federal agencies, achieving mission success increasingly hinges on modernizing legacy systems and transforming operations. By Phoebe Nerdahl @Atlassian.com.
Kubernetes and Ubuntu: 2020 roundup
Posted on January 31, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Kubernetes has always been a crucial part of Canonical's vision and contribution to the IT world. All leading cloud providers, such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Cisco and IBM run cloud Kubernetes services on Ubuntu, because we focus on the latest container capabilities in modern kernels. By Anastasia Valti.
The RustyHermit unikernel
Posted on January 28, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length long
RustyHermit is a unikernel, which is completely written Rust. Unikernels are application images that directly contain the kernel as a library, so they do not require an installed operating system (OS). They are typical used in virtualized environments, which build the backbone of typical cloud / edge infrastructures. By @stlankes.
Scaling Kubernetes to 7,500 nodes
Posted on January 26, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length long
We've scaled Kubernetes clusters to 7,500 nodes, producing a scalable infrastructure for large models like GPT-3, CLIP, and DALL·E. By Benjamin ChessEric Sigler.
DevOps vs SRE – Enabling efficiency and resiliency
Posted on January 25, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length long
Two hot job titles that were not around or mainstream several years ago are DevOps and site reliability engineers. What can feel like DevOps engineers are a catch all around engineering efficiency, system administration, and release management tend to have oddly broad job descriptions. Site reliability engineers, on the other hand, have a more defined focus but a broad scope in the organization with the teams they support. By Ravi Lachhman.
Can you trust Zero Trust?
Posted on January 22, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
The days of implicitly trusting connected devices that are behind the traditional enterprise firewalled network with its "hard" perimeter are no longer. By Jason Soroko.
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Getting started with cloud native tech
Posted on January 21, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
As you complete each project as a consultant, you start noticing patterns. No matter what the differences are between the various architectures, tech stacks and teams, you find yourself following the same steps. By Brendan Kamp.