Posts on networking, monitoring and kubernetes adoption, along with several posts discussing build tools and patterns for container images.
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A useful guide to basic networking troubleshooting. This sort of guidance is always useful, I think a basic understanding of how networking works will always prove useful.
A nice automation story, using information from test suites to then generate pull requests to help upgrade to a new major release of Ruby.
A post on why using the latest tag for container images can be problematic. The reality I think is a bit different, posts like this often ignore why folks use latest and the different environments and levels of automation people work within.
A post on building container images, focused mainly on JVM languages, looking at buildpacks, Jib and Dockerfile, with good examples of each.
Some thoughts on the recently published CNCF Annual Survey report, mainly focused on the continued wide scale adoption of Kubernetes.
A handy guide to using a remote JSON document for prometheus metrics, using prometheus-json-exporter.
IRConf, the Incident Response Conference, is coming up on April 1st. A half day virtual conference with talks and discussions around on-call handling, the impact of bias on post-incident review, resilience engineering and more.
APKO is a new build tool for building distroless container images based on Alpine.
CDK Notifier is a CLI tool to post AWS CDK diffs as comment to Github pull request, handy for building confidence in merging infrastructure changes.