Making-sense-of-Container-Data-Protection

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...
HCP Vault

Announcing HCP Vault Public Beta

You will most likely know that Hashicorp Cloud Platform can allow the creation of a cloud-based Consul deployment on the AWS and Azure clouds. This enables the quick and significantly easier...
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Terraform 0.13 drives code simplification with for_each, count, and depends_on

On the 10th of August Hashicorp released the latest version of their Infrastructure as Code product, Terraform 0.13. This release appears to be not as transformational as their previous release which...
SAST tool selection - integrations

SAST tool selection – tips to pick the right one for you

Every organization which treads security as a top priority needs a Static Application Security Testing (SAST) tool. Run this tool against every software application before you push out new versions to...

Is cloud-native becoming mainstream? Yes, says CNCF

The CNCF regularly surveys the marketplace to understand adoption of cloud-native technologies. The results of the most recent survey shows some interesting adoption rates, indicating that cloud-native technologies are becoming mainstream. Why...

Sysdig stabilizes Prometheus with PROMCAT

Prometheus is a very popular opensource monitoring solution and it has changed the way that enterprises monitor their cloud-native environments. However, choosing the right plugins has been haphazard but no more...
Using Helm to package and deploy container applications

Using Helm to package and deploy container applications

Helm (site) is an open-source Kubernetes package and operations manager (more info). Its name stems from the (likely mangled from a mispronunciation of the) Greek word κυβερνήτης which translates to “pilot”...
GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps

GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps?

There is a new kid on the block, and I am not talking about a collaboration with the Backstreet Boys here. DevOps has a new buzz word and that word is...
Building out a Kubernetes cluster with Terraform

Building out a Kubernetes cluster with Terraform

If you remember back to our last article in the series, the boss had just had an epiphany and decided that our perfectly functional LAMP stack was not resilient enough and...
How to migrate Kubernetes Pod Security Policy (PSP) using OPA and Styra DAS

How to migrate Kubernetes Pod Security Policy (PSP) using OPA and Styra DAS

The Kubernetes Pod Security Policy (PSP) was one of the first reliable security controls introduced by Kubernetes. It was an Admission Controller that simply checked whether or not the Pods being...