DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #449 - 4th August 2019

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A wide range of posts this week, on logging, robust systems, observations about recent security compromises, devops and machine learning, Kubernetes developer tooling and more.

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News

Not all organisations are setup for developers and operators to work well together. This post explores a number of approaches to folks working in those environments.
https://medium.com/@daryn_74143/how-to-do-devops-when-you-have-no-idea-who-the-devs-are-f156d42aab8f

A post on the top seven myths of robust systems. From the idea of simply removing risk, enforcing policies or adding in redundancy.
https://www.verica.io/top-seven-myths-of-robust-systems/

A discussion of structured logging, and an introduction to an approach called canonical log lines.
https://stripe.com/gb/blog/canonical-log-lines

A post on the recent Capital One compromise. Some speculation, but some good discussion and advice about the nature of real world vulnerabilities.
https://medium.com/cloud-security/whats-in-your-cloud-673c3b4497fd

Kubernetes operators provide a way of embedding management automation in Kubernetes, which can be configured using custom resources. This post steps through writing your first operator using the operator SDK.
https://medium.com/faun/writing-your-first-kubernetes-operator-8f3df4453234

A look at adopting new functionality from NATs 2.0, in particular around secure multi-tenancy, into the Choria infrastructure orchestration tooling.
https://choria.io/blog/post/2019/08/01/nats_20_networking/

Slides looking at the challenges of developing applications for Kubernetes, focused on the development part rather than just at deployment bits and looking at several tools in the space.
https://garden.slides.com/ellenkorbes/k8sdevtools?token=t3egVfZS#/1

A post on applying devops practices to machine learning and data science. Experiments are often run without understanding all of the variables involved, automation can help.
https://dotscience.com/blog/run-tracking/

Tools

Inspecktor Gadget is a collection of tools for developers of Kubernetes applications. It exposes lots of low level information from pods, like network and trace information.
https://github.com/kinvolk/inspektor-gadget

Keycloak is an open source identity and access management system. It supports user federation, identity brokering and social login amongst other features.
https://www.keycloak.org/
https://github.com/keycloak/keycloak

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