DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #569 - 21st November 2021
A real mix of content this week, on everything from incident reports and supply chain security to robust network systems and data governance.
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Rapid growth poses lots of interesting operational and scaling challenges. This retrospective on a month of incidents is worth a read.
A nice collection of materials on software supply chain security. From whitepapers to academic research, tooling and conferences.
A post on patterns for building robust network systems, looking at timeouts, retries and backoff.
A look at an Infrastructure as code anti-pattern, managing snowflake servers as code.
A topic anyone in a growing organisation will be familiar with, the problem of data governance. Balancing central control and flexibility at the edge.
A how to on setting up structured logging for Python applications.
An argument against using code freezes, highlighting some of the resulting problems however appealing it might be.
Cartographer is a new tool for describing Kubernetes-native software supply chains in code, supporting a clear separation of duties.
A handy tool for getting x509 certificate information, handles chains, multiple files and TCP addresses.