I’m fresh off the plane from DevOpsDays Charlotte 2018 when I’m writing this. I have to say a HUGE thank you to the organizers, sponsors, and speakers. The venue was beyond amazing. Red Ventures knows how to host a crowd in style. I definitely feel like I need to fly out the morning after these events though. Traveling on a Friday is not ideal. It never fails that I end up missing a connection I wanted to make because I just flat out ran out of time. DevOps is a lot of things. I categorize this newsletter (and DevOps as a whole) into People, Process, and Tools. That is the order of importance; people come first. Always.

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Tragedy has struck an open source community. I have several friends that will be out of a job on March 2nd (with very little notice). Dell has decided to shutter the {code} team. If you need some excellent talent with open source experience reach out to these folks:

Amanda Katona: Twitter LinkedIn
Andrew Kutz: Twitter LinkedIn
April Bacarro: Twitter LinkedIn
Chris Duchesne: Twitter LinkedIn
Clint Kitson: Twitter LinkedIn
David vonThenen: Twitter LinkedIn
Jonas Rosland: Twitter LinkedIn
Kenny Coleman: Twitter LinkedIn
Kim McMahon: Twitter LinkedIn
Steve Wong: Twitter LinkedIn
Travis Rhoden: Twitter LinkedIn
Vladimir Vivien: Twitter LinkedIn

Was Twitter Ever Ready for the Future?: Now imagine a platform where any abuser, narcissist, or predator can access their desired victim at any time, any where. With that same power, they’re met with little obstacles to torment.

Team Leader Venn Diagram: A tool for gaining a shared understanding of responsibilities

Cassandra Salisbury, Badass Extraordinaire

“Anywhere that good judgment is not needed, the work should be automated away”: JAXenter interviews Charity Majors

FCC chair gets ‘courage under fire’ award for overseeing net neutrality repeal: The FCC Chairman was given an award by the NRA this week…


Lessons from the Cryptojacking Attack at Tesla: Hackers infiltrated Tesla Kubernetes consoles that were not password protected, took AWS credentials, began crypto-mining; issue now fixed

Dropbox is filing for its IPO: Their S1 reveals they saved $75M a year by hosting their own infrastructure (instead of AWS).

Tackling the most important issue in a DevOps transformation: “You’ve been appointed the DevOps champion in your organisation: congratulations. So, what’s the most important issue that you need to address?”

Kubernetes is not a DevOps Cure-all: “Buying a tool does not equal transformation!”

The Myth of Cloud Agnosticism by Corey Quinn

3 warning flags of DevOps metrics: “Human beings adjust behavior based on the metrics they’re held against.” Choose your metrics carefully.

The FCC’s order gutting net neutrality is now official — but the fight is just getting started

3 reasons to say ’no’ in DevOps

Securing your Linux web server: Going back to basics every once in a while is a good thing.

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Keynotes and Full Agenda for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe in Copenhagen


ACMEv2 and Wildcard Launch Delay: Sadness falls over the land…

Happy 6th Birthday, Ansible! Also, AnsibleFest is coming to Austin this year.

Announcing Chef InSpec 2.0

Using Go as a scripting language in Linux: “Can we take Go to the next level and use it as a scripting language for our favourite operating system, Linux?”

jessfraz/img: Standalone, daemon-less, unprivileged Dockerfile and OCI compatible container image builder. (I can’t wait to start playing with this)

Goodbye Docker, hello Containers

How the docker container creation process works (from docker run to runc)

Debugging “FROM scratch” on Kubernetes

The journey from Monolith to Docker to Kubernetes: part 1

Kubernetes 1.9 on a Raspberry Pi Cluster: I’m flattered that Hart Hoover referenced my Kubernetes Raspberry Pi work in building a cluster. Thanks, Hart!

How Kubernetes became the solution for migrating legacy applications: You don’t have to tear down your monolith to modernize it. You can evolve it into a beautiful microservice using cloud-native technologies.

Creating a single pane of glass for your multi-cloud Kubernetes workloads with Cloudflare

Latest Intel Security News: Updated Firmware Available for 6th, 7th and 8th Generation Intel Core Processors, Intel Xeon Scalable Processors and More

Choosing a tool to track and mitigate open source security vulnerabilities

BPF comes to firewalls

Wehe uses your device to exchange traffic recorded from real, popular apps like YouTube and Spotify—effectively making it look as if you are using those apps. As a result, if an ISP tries to slow down an YouTube, our app would see the same behavior.

[kata-dev] Kata with AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV)

Caddy 0.10.11 Released with Distributed Auto-HTTPS and Service Discovery

ahnick/encpass.sh: Lightweight solution for using encrypted passwords in shell scripts

duo-labs/cloudmapper: CloudMapper creates network diagrams of AWS environments

DevOps’ish Tweet of the Week