HashiCorp releases Vault 1.7

HashiCorp releases Vault 1.7

Vault is one of Hashicorp’s core products. It deals with secret management, data encryption, and identity for many applications across many various platforms. On the 25th of March they announced Vault...
Multi-Cloud One Ring

The art of Multi-Cloud enablement – is it worth it?

The big three cloud vendors will have you believe that Multi-Cloud is too difficult, nay impossible. But to many, it's considered a form of vendor lock-in and similar in terms of...
Identity-Based microsegmentation

Identity-Based micro-segmentation boosts cloud security

Companies increasingly execute cloud-first strategies for their core business applications. Some organizations even put a deadline on when they want to close down their data-center in the near future. DevOps teams...
What is Consul-Terraform-Sync

What is Consul-Terraform-Sync?

HashiCorp has announced yet another new beta product in Consul-Terraform-Sync. This product appears to allow the automation of Consul services using Terraform. Personally, I struggled long and hard on this concept....
Whitepaper Styra OPA at Scale

Open Policy Agent at scale

Managing consistent, secure ands scalable rules across teams, clusters and clouds With the rapid growth of cloud-native services and containerized applications, enterprises have been facing a quiet, universal and mounting crisis: there...

Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes is now GA

HashiCorp has moved to production the Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes in Terraform Cloud. This product was first announced in March 2020 as an alpha product. At the time they stated...
Predictive Analytics

An introduction to Predictive Analytics

Is it "just a hype" or a new trend to watch for? A relative new movement is predictive analytics. All kinds of organizations become increasingly aware of it and use it...
Hashicorp knocks the ball to the Boundary

Hashicorp knocks the ball to the Boundary

It only seems 5 minutes ago that Hashicorp released Boundary at their October 2020 Hashiconf online extravaganza. But like the rest of their products, it evolves at a serious pace. Quick recap...
Defects

Dealing with DevOps Metrics and KPIs

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are a great principle to measure how well your organization performs. DevOps accelerates the automation of (almost) everything within the entire organization. Therefore you need useful KPIs...
Monitor system

Being on call – tips & tricks to get most out of alerts

DevOps teams are responsible for their workloads from the early stages of development up until production. All team-members now face what sysadmins already know: being on call. In a true DevOps...