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Automated Operations

Automating Operations is a big part of DevOps. The CALMS-model (Culture, Automation, Lean, Measurement and Sharing) is a great way to define DevOps, and Automated Operations fit into the Automation pillar. Automation is important way to remove toil. Removing toil and automating operations improve the agility and business relevance of sysadmins.

Resilient infrastructure and applications to overcome failures in the cloud

Resilient infrastructure and applications to overcome failures in the cloud

Cloud adoption grows exponentially. Development teams use on-demand infrastructure that scales up and down. They benefit from multiple datacenters and regions, as well as dedicated connections from their on-premises datacenter. Although...
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Gitlab 13.0 – a big focus on security

Amazic helps you speed up your cloud journey. In order to do this, you need a lot of useful tools. One of them is Gitlab. At the end of May, version...
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Kubernetes security considerations & best practices

As of now we are in the middle of a big boost in Kubernetes adoption. The number of organizations deploying containers in production using this popular orchestration tool grows every week....

What does HashiCorp’s Series E of $175 million mean for cloud-native?

Hashicorp has raised $175 Million US in funding to aid them in their stage of growth. HashiCorp's Series E positions them to take advantage of their multi-cloud messaging. The money will...

Deploying a LAMP Stack with Terraform – AMIs, network & security

In this the first of two post on deploying a LAMP stack with Terraform we discuss some new concepts and explain the creation of the network.
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Code review tips and tricks to improve security

In an agile world, security can be a time consuming effort that slows down the software delivery processes. However, security topics should not be ignored or shifted to the very last...
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Deploying and configuring HashiCorp Vault to service Terraform

In the third post of this series you will have noticed that we configured the Terraform environment to utilize a HashiCorp Vault server to provide one time use authentication for your...

Shifting right: testing in production

Every day, more and more companies shift to the DevOps way of working. Applications are delivered more frequently and with higher quality. But how well do these applications and their subcomponents...
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Making sense of Container Data Protection

This question is often translated into “why backup containers?”. Perhaps the challenge is not about backing up containers but protecting modern containerized applications. Does it make sense to do container data...
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Going serverless: considerations for your organization

One of the latest cloud computing trends is to use serverless computing for deploy software applications. But what is serverless? In short: organizations do not maintain Virtual Machines or containers anymore....