DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #566 - 31st October 2021
Service ownership, scripting languages, open source observability tooling, operations career progression, stored procedures, logging and more this week.
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Some thoughts about the future of scripting languages, interesting given this is where much of the code operations teams write resides.
An interview with a good discussion about service ownership, service maturity, and service level indicators.
Stored procedures got a bad name for spreading business logic between application and database, and not all cloud databases support them. But they have some powerful use cases, as this post argues.
A good post on rapidly scaling a data team. Observations on team structure, rapidly onboarding new team members, technology choices and more.
Patterns for Kubernetes logging, looking at the pros and cons of node-level agents and sidecar approaches.
A quick look at open source tools and standards in the observability space.
A story of one systems administrator moving from maintaining legacy middleware applications to becoming an active part of the cloud native open source community. Good to share with anyone wondering how to advance their career.
Comprehensive release notes, observations and opinions for the latest Salt release.
Ottr is a serverless Public Key Infrastructure framework that handles end-to-end certificate rotations without the use of an agent.
APIClarity allows for reconstructing OpenAPI specifications from real-time workload traffic, using traffic information from a service mesh like Istio.