Summer in Michigan is pretty interesting. Every lake with houses near it seems to have a fireworks display. There’s been fireworks displays since Monday. My poor dog, Sunny, is terrified of fireworks so this weekend we’re holing up in the basement. She’s heard a few pops today and is happily down here beside me snoozing.
The world of DevOps is running full bore. Microsoft is making big moves. Kubernetes marches forward. Let’s Encrypt crossed a major milestone. Ubuntu is being shady. The NSA, Intel, and Verizon are all being naughty. Oh… And Detroit is still awesome. You should consider working with me. Let’s get to this week’s DevOps news!
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Department of Choice Concepts
Mathias Lafeldt shows why Embracing Failure in a Container World is a good thing. I also like this method of presenting slides from a talk.
Department of Discussion
I will be at GopherCon next week! I’m also doing a lightning talk about Go and DevOps!!!
Department of Refreshment and Refurbishment
Kubernetes 1.7 is available
Go 1.9 Beta 2 is available
Department of Happy Clouds
Check out this awesome AWS Instance Price Guide
Department of Data Defense
Let’s Encrypt has reached a major milestone having now issued 100 million certificates.
The Kubernetes Bench for Security is a Go application that checks whether Kubernetes is deployed according to security best practices.
The Open Security Controller (OSC) project was formed to centralize security services orchestration for multi-cloud environments.
Department of Dafuq
Google Cloud Storage was an “answer” on Jeopardy and no one got it! What the hell?!?!
Department of Sane Workplaces
Pivotal lost a key pickup while Microsoft is proving how serious it is about open source. Ashley McNamara, Go Developer and all around amazing person, has left Pivotal to join Microsoft. Microsoft is now a place I would, without a doubt, work. If they can convince Ashley they’ve changed then I’m certain they truly have. Ten years ago and even five years ago I never would have worked at Microsoft.
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I’m Chris Short, 20+ year veteran of the IT industry and 11 year veteran of the US Air Force. I help people and companies embrace DevOps practices and tools through writing and public speaking. I am a staunch advocate for transparency and open source solutions to problems. Follow me on Twitter!