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Tech conferences are back – what’s in it for you?

After more than two years, the tech conferences in Europe and elsewhere are back. Some of them still have some kind of Corona-related restrictions based on the rules and regulations in the country in which they take place. Others don't put so many restrictions in place and welcome everyone....

Useful tips and tools to debug your Kubernetes workloads

Kubernetes is the most popular container orchestrator to run cloud-native applications. It acts as a bridge between traditional Virtual Machines and serverless technology. Developers learn to build, package, and actually operate their applications. Security experts help to secure them. These disciplines form the heart of a DevSecOps team. Despite...
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Video interview: The vibrant Cloud Native ecosystem and why you should get involved

Taylor Dolezal, Head of Ecosystem at the CNCF, takes us behind the scenes on how open source communities and projects function. From the role of the CNCF to contributions from vendor organizations and independent developers, he describes the different perspectives and how they all come together. Listen in if...

Trends and tips about auto-remediation of security issues

Developers should primarily focus on business features that support the core business of the organizations they work for. In DevOps, security can't be forgotten, especially when operating in a public cloud environment. Business representatives and security gurus often clash in terms of priorities and precious resources to find the...

GitLab’s security features for the modern software supply chain

Software supply chain security has largely remained an afterthought until the disastrous SolarWinds hack in 2020. The incident didn’t just affect thousands of private agencies but also several government agencies. In brief, the hack was due to a basic error of not changing the admin password regularly, which gave...

Containers are the new Virtual Machines

There are still people in organizations that need to understand what a container is. And what the main benefits of container technology are. Although the concept is pretty old and the most famous container software (Docker) saw the light nearly a decade ago, this still holds true. Sometimes technical...

Stork’s approach to Kubernetes storage and why it matters

Stork, a cloud-native Storage Orchestrator Runtime scheduler plugin created by Portworx is an open-source project that uses Kubernetes' extensibility to allow DevOps teams to efficiently run stateful applications like queues, databases, and key-value stores on Kubernetes. Stork allows stateful applications to take advantage of scheduler extenders to enjoy the benefits...

Marking sensitive data – here’s how

Companies that process information should classify their data assets to distinguish mission-critical data and publicly available data. Sensitive data requires better protection in terms of access control, storage, transfer, destruction, etc. This is true for organizations that primarily run in the cloud but also for the ones that operate...

4 ways to cut your cloud bills in half

The cloud began as a lucrative project and although it has been quite economical, maintaining a cloud account can get rather expensive. Servers are expensive and so are the chunky internet connections required for the servers to flourish. Additionally, there are numerous challenges when it comes to maintaining a...

How Kubernetes won the big data analytics war

KubeCon co-chair and Senior Software Engineer at Google, Janet Kuo was quoted stating “it’s all of the solutions and extensions that expand from Kubernetes that will dramatically change the world as we know it.” Kubernetes has a number of extensions like CRDs that extend the Kubernetes API to include...