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133: TCP SACK PANIC, Kubernetes 1.15, Red Hat & IBM, Job Identity, UBI, Cognitive Load and More

2019 State of Multicloud A Report on the Underlying Dynamics Fueling Multicloud Strategies. Download Today! SPONSORED [Webinar] Every commit should have an issue ticket number Referencing an issue ticket in each commit is a development best practice. It improves code reviews, creates audit trails, and keeps you compliant. Learn how to implement this scalably with CircleCI + Datree.io. SPONSORED DevOps’ish Last Week’s Top Five Kubernetes for the impatient 10 YAML tips for people who hate YAML How to get started with site reliability engineering (SRE) GitHub shocks top developer: Access to 5 years’ work inexplicably blocked Automate Kubernetes with GitOps People The worst morale boosting gesture I’ve experienced — This might be the single dumbest morale booster I’ve ever heard (and I’ve seen some really bad ones). Read more →

132: Kubernetes for the impatient, VMware shopping spree continues, Burnout, SRE for you and me, Google grows in Michigan, NATS 2.0, and more

Dear reader, lend me your eyeballs. Let’s discuss the DevOps’ish Summer 2019 Survey for a brief moment. It’s vital feedback that I will use to pivot, fork, or modify the newsletter if needed. Therefore it’s important that you take the survey today! I’m in San Francisco this week for JFrog swampUP. If you’re around the Red Hat office on Monday, Embarcadero Center Tuesday and Wednesday, or going to the SF SRE Meetup Wednesday night and want to chat, let me know! Read more →

What if I told you... You don't have to be a Kubernetes expert to use it.

131: DevOps tools, Kubernetes ≠ rocket science, IBM layoffs, Open Source licenses aren’t broken, small Kubernetes clusters, and more

This week’s image was something I whipped up when talking to a friend. When I explained that running Kubernetes on a Raspberry Pi cluster or Digital Ocean didn’t mean they had to be an expert at running Kubernetes, it tilted their world off axis a little. I blew away a cluster and rebuilt it from a handful of files in less than thirty minutes a couple of weeks ago. This should be a rare occurrence (and there should be backups). Read more →

130: So much DevOps, Thoughts on Huawei, Kubernetes salaries, Twistlock acquisition, Kubernetes tools, and More

2019 State of Multicloud A Report on the Underlying Dynamics Fueling Multicloud Strategies. Download Today! SPONSORED How companies adopt and apply cloud native infrastructure–from O’Reilly Survey results reveal the path organizations face as they integrate cloud native infrastructure and harness the full power of the cloud. SPONSORED DevOps’ish Summer 2019 Survey Please take this year’s survey. It is a handful of questions, will provide actionable feedback, and be greatly appreciated. Read more →

124: Kubernetes Tools, Google Anthos and Cloud Run, Fenrir for Serverless, Five Abstractions Make an Inception, Ports on Linux, and More

I hope you had a wonderful week and are looking forward to the week ahead. I have been heads down working on Red Hat Summit work, upcoming releases, and trying to properly define DevOps this week. But, it has left me little time to really think about solving new problems. What do you do when you have complex problems to solve but only short bursts of time to work on them in? Read more →

123: Kubernetes, DevOps Pipelines, Trolls & Corporate Liability, How to Get Into SRE, Hannah Montana Linux, and More

I received my first credible death threat from someone over the internet when I was eighteen (I was working for an ISP and had to cancel an account for terms violations). No one knew what to do then. A few years later, I referred a credible threat to the FBI for investigation (Muslim extremists). No one knew what I should do then either. A few months ago, a Twitter troll hounded my personal and several corporate accounts FOR DAYS. Read more →