Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to somewhere between 60 to 100 URLs eligible for DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in this notes file that ends up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of links is an achievement of its own and should be lauded.

It's a shame when I have to choose between having too many links or someone's special thing getting featured in the newsletter. Here's another chance to shine!

As always, thank you for reading,
Chris Short

The following links and/or notes accompany the corresponding issue of DevOps'ish.

DevOps’ish Last Week’s Top Ten

  1. AWS billing is broken and Kubernetes won’t last, says irreverent economist Corey Quinn
  2. Terraform at Starbucks: Infrastructure as Code for Software Engineers
  3. 12 Kubernetes configuration best practices
  4. Ansible Crash Course
  5. Detecting Agile BS
  6. Essential Tmux for CKAD or CKA Exam
  7. Testing in Production: the hard parts
  8. Inside of Kubernetes Controller
  9. How The NSA And U.S. Cyber Command Hacked ISIS’s Media Operation
  10. facebookincubator/senpai


Announcing Kong Studio: Design and Testing Built For Microservices - KongHQ

Red Hat Kubernetes Kingpin Grant Shipley Jumps Ship To VMware

Liveness Probes are Dangerous | SRCco.de

Kubernetes Patterns : Capacity Planning

conman - [the] container manager: inception

The Monktoberfest conference today and in history — Community Over Code

The four easiest places to get started with automation | Enable Sysadmin

How Bash completion works - tuzz.tech

Introduction to Linux monitoring and alerting | Enable Sysadmin

KCSAN · google/ktsan Wiki

xkcd: How Old

Theranos: Ex-CEO Elizabeth Holmes can’t pay lawyers, they say

Why do we call Microservices independent when they still rely on other services? : devops

30 Linux Processes Exercises For Sysadmins – devconnected

Automation-friendly Software Systems and How to Build Them

Stumbles at Uber and WeWork Don’t Mean the End of Tech | WIRED

Report: WeWork expected to cut 500 tech roles | TechCrunch

Ticking Clocks in a Distributed System - baseds - Medium

Microservices, and the Observability Macroheadache – Red Hat OpenShift Blog

Quantum-Safe Cryptography: The Time to Prepare Is Now

How virtual environment works in Python - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

GitLab widens roadmap, aims to run over Datadog • DEVCLASS

DevNation Live Bengaluru: Sail into cloud — An introduction to Istio - Red Hat Developer

Stateful Workloads and the Two Data Center Conundrum – Red Hat OpenShift Blog

Interviewing at Google, Facebook, Foursquare, Dropbox, Fog Creek, etc. · haufler.org

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What is Red Hat Universal Base Image? - Red Hat Developer

The Gartner Hype Cycle is … hype. Don’t use it as an excuse. | Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain

Postgres Is Underrated—It Handles More than You Think - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

How do you tell if your monitoring is up? : devops

falcosecurity/falco-exporter: Prometheus Metrics Exporter for Falco output events

WeWork’s Layoffs Come Into Sharper Focus

Announcing the Terraform Plugin SDK

Linus Torvalds isn’t worried about Microsoft taking over Linux | ZDNet

Open-ish: Knative Steering Committee Brings Open Foundation Role into Question | DiscoPosse.com

Matt Mullenweg and David Heinemeier Hansson Discuss WordPress Market Share, Monopolies, and Power in Open Source Communities – WordPress Tavern

Pods evicted with error “The node was low on resource: ephemeral-storage” - Red Hat Customer Portal

Microsoft says Iranians tried to hack 2020 campaign - The Washington Post

GNU means GNU’s Not U: Stallman insists he’s still Chief GNUisance while 18 maintainers want him out as leader • The Register

Supreme Court allows blind people to sue retailers if their websites are not accessible - Los Angeles Times

Egyptian government caught tracking opponents and activists through phone apps • The Register

Where Companies Go Wrong with Learning and Development

Domino’s CEO: ‘Irrational pricing’ exists in the delivery marketplace

Firekube - Fast and Secure Kubernetes Clusters Using Weave Ignite

Getting started with Golang Operators by using Operator SDK

This Week in Programming: No Foundation Necessary? Google Retains Knative, Istio - The New Stack

When Do You Disclose That You’re Transgender in Tech? | WIRED

US Customs Officer Harasses Defense One Journalist at Dulles Airport - Defense One

Blizzard under scrutiny from US lawmakers, gamers and its own employees after punishing a Hearthstone competitor who voiced support for Hong Kong protests | South China Morning Post

Suse’s OpenStack Cloud dissipates | TechCrunch

Bill Gurley’s plan to move from tech IPOs to direct listings

Recent cyberattacks require us all to be vigilant - Microsoft on the Issues

The immovable object versus the unstoppable force: How the tech boys club remains exclusive • The Register

Aligning With Intention In Open Source - Twilio

Deepfakes have doubled, overwhelmingly targeting women – Naked Security

andresriancho/w3af: w3af: web application attack and audit framework, the open source web vulnerability scanner.

Why We Prefer Coding Challenges and How We Made Ours Better

Flak overflow: Barrage of criticism prompts very public Stack Overflow apology • The Register

From Social Worker to Software Engineer 💃 - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

The Open Letter from the Governments of US, UK, and Australia to Facebook is An All-Out Attack on Encryption | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Essential Meetings to Have With Your People as a Manager - Hello Ajahne

Net Neutrality Fake Comments: How Political Operatives Duped Ajit Pai’s FCC

Advanced Traefik 2.0 with Kubernetes - Fabrice Aneche

community/contributors/guide at master · kubernetes/community

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China Masters Political Propaganda for the Instagram Age - The New York Times

PG&E Outage Data | BenTheElder

Americans and Digital Knowledge | Pew Research Center

No regrets, says esports player banned for Hong Kong protest slogan | South China Morning Post

Three ways to NOT to handle war time pressure in business - Enterprise Irregulars

Open Source: From Community to Commercialization - Andreessen Horowitz

Research: People Want Their Employers to Talk About Mental Health

GitHub and US Government developers - The GitHub Blog

The Technology 202: New Senate report highlights how Russia’s social media campaign influenced Americans offline - The Washington Post

Trump Takes Aim at the ‘Open Skies’ Cold War Treaty With Russia | WIRED