My whirlwind speaking tour continued at DevOpsDays Toronto this week. The tour continues at DevNation Federal in Washington DC on Tuesday. The event is free to all so come out and say, “Hi.” I’ll also be at DevOpsDays DC. Stop by the SJ Technologies booth and talk some DevOps or Kubernetes if you’re around.
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Chaos Conf looks super awesome. Opening the event will be Adrian Cockcroft, VP AWS, who called 2018 “The year of #chaosengineering”. Closing out the night will be Jessie Frazelle, one of the top #containers experts on the planet currently at Microsoft.
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Open sass: Ubuntu/Red Hat drama erupts at Openstack: “Canonical founder and part-time hobby astronaut Mark Shuttleworth opened a war of words with Red Hat on stage at Openstack last week” 🤭🤭🤭
Vermont will pay you $10,000 to move there and work remotely: I’m not sure if this is sad or awesome.
How to Get Your KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Talk Accepted: How can you improve the odds of getting your talk selected?
The secret to better one-on-one meetings: Are your meetings as engaging, comprehensive, honest, and open as they should be? This checklist can help.
Melinda Gates has sharp words for the VC industry: Enough with your love for ‘the white guy in a hoodie’: We still have a huge problem in tech and it’s going to take folks like Melinda Gates to help fix it.
Microsoft has been talking about buying GitHub, a startup at the center of the software world last valued at $2 billion: What could possibly go wrong? cough VSTS! cough But, it’s interesting that GNOME and GIMP have finished migrating to GitLab this week.
10 GitHub Security Best Practices: 10 GitHub security best practices
Learn OpenTracing using Interactive Browser-Based Scenarios: Solve real problems and enhance your skills with browser based hands on labs without any downloads or configuration
CNCF to Host Helm: Welcome to CNCF, Helm!
Ops Moving At Git Pace: GitOps, y’all
Google Plans Not to Renew Its Contract for Project Maven, a Controversial Pentagon Drone AI Imaging Program: Maven, the controversial program that Googlers are up in arms about, won’t be getting a contract extension with Google next year. But, as JBD and I discussed on Twitter, “The government will find someone to do this in place of Google. Imagine how crappily a defense contractor would handle this challenge. I trust Google with this task over the competition any day.” Sadly, “This is a no win scenario.”
[ANNOUNCE] Git v2.17.1, v2.13.7, v2.14.4, v2.15.2 and v2.16.4: A gnarly git vulnerability was patched this week
Weekend Reading: Ansible from Linux Journal
Kubernetes on OrangePI ARM64: You can run Kubernetes on so many different platforms.
Cloud is a six-horse race, and three of those have been lapped: “New Gartner Supernatural Square has AWS and Azure on top, IBM and Alibaba lagging and Oracle on an offensive”
Windows Updates and Ansible: “In this post we’re taking a quick look at using Ansible to manage updates on your Windows nodes.”
Flatcar Linux: The CoreOS Operating System Lives on Beyond Red Hat: I met Chris Kühl at ChefConf, keep an eye on Flatcar Linux.
artificer: Building docker images without docker
Build a concurrent TCP server in Go: Develop a concurrent TCP server that generates random numbers using only about 65 lines of Go code.
Skaffold: happy Kubernetes workflows: Getting up and running with Skaffold
Pornhub launches VPNhub, its own virtual private network app (SFW): This is an interesting development
minikube Me! Getting Ramped Up!: My buddy, Jay, is getting into the Kubernetes world. Here’s his story.
Cloud-native machine learning with Kubernetes: Kubeflow project aims to make it easy for everyone to develop, deploy, and manage composable, portable, and scalable machine learning on Kubernetes.
aquasecurity/microscanner: Scan your container images for package vulnerabilities with Aqua Security
linux-noah/noah: A Darwin subsystem for Linux
jeefy/local-infrastructure/pihole Want to run Pi-hole on your Kubernetes cluster?
kubernetes-helm/chartmuseum: Helm Chart Repository with support for Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, Alibaba Cloud OSS Storage, and Openstack Object Storage
guardicore/monkey: Infection Monkey - An automated pentest tool
lucperkins/colossus: An example microservice architecture for Kubernetes using Bazel, Go, Java, Docker, Kubernetes, Minikube, Gazelle, gRPC, and more
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I'm Chris Short, 20+ 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.