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App-Sec remains a top priority in 2023

Security slowly shifts into the minds of everyone contributing to software applications in data-intensive organizations. It's no longer an afterthought, instead, security personnel becomes an even more important stakeholder in every IT project/workload. Gradually there is more focus on the application security point of view while previously, the infrastructure-related...

These organizational challenges hamper your Cloud migration efforts

Often, companies who migrate their applications to the cloud focus heavily on the technical aspects. Due to the fact that the technical issues can be immense, they might ignore or underestimate the organizational challenges. Translating the vision to concrete projects and actions heavily depend on the organizational power to...

Devoxx Antwerp 2022 – for developers by developers

Just before the summer, we wrote about the great tech conferences which started (again) after the Covid period. At that time of writing, it was not 100% sure that every conference would actually be held in a physical form. Devoxx was one of them. Things worked out well, the...

GitOps security topics you must address

GitOps quickly becomes the de-facto standard for DevOps teams to build, test and release software. Previously, there were some articles about GitOps itself published on Amazic. Therefore, please refer to the article about the GitOps pipeline and GitOps adoption by cloud vendors. With the rise of GitOps and "pushing...

The need to know of Kubernetes auditing

Containers are the de-facto standard nowadays to run your applications. Kubernetes is the number one platform to orchestrate them. CI/CD pipelines as well as cloud-native services put an extra layer of complexity alongside persistent storage and (container) networking. All of these aspects need to work together to serve your...

7 great schemas to hang behind your desk

There's been a lovely amount of blog posts, articles, tutorials, eBooks, and Youtube videos about all kinds of IT-related topics. These sources help you If you're stuck with a programming-related issue. Or when you face trouble setting up your (cloud) infrastructure resources. Websites such as Stackoverflow provide valuable discussions...

DevOps and the future – what comes next?

No one can look into the future. However, trends come and go in the IT software industry. As of now, the DevOps hype is present in almost every organization that produces or consumes software applications. Not only for their core business but much more than that. Despite this great...

GraphQL – what’s good to know?

GraphQL quickly becomes a popular way to access the data of your applications through your APIs. It's a tech agnostic query language that works with many programming languages and databases. Cloud providers also jump on this new trend since it quickly gains momentum. As with all trends, you need...

Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 2)

In our previous article, you can read bout the first principles. We'll continue our journey to explore the most appealing advantages of 12 Factor Apps over traditional apps. Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 2). Factor 5: Build, release, run Every application that follows a DevOps specific SDLC...

Cloud Native Maturity Model – your business outcomes matter

Perhaps everyone in the Cloud Native industry underscores the value of the Cloud Native Compute Foundation (CNCF) for their projects, their excellent communities, and the great technologies they adopt. These organizations push the concept of Cloud Native-based solutions everywhere in the world. Fewer people know that they also created...