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Let your Pods do the talking

In this article, we'll let your Pods to the talking. Almost all applications deployed to Kubernetes need to access cloud-native resources sooner or later. The application might need to talk to an SQL database or use S3 to backup its data. Or what about asynchronously processing messages using a message...

What is a Service Mesh and why do you need it?

Probably not a surprise for anyone in the DevOps world: monoliths are becoming microservices. However, new challenges arise. How to split them up based on business domains? When to separate the data-sources? Keep the number of them in control Teams face these challenges in the development phase when building and...

Risk Management in a DevOps world

Every great new feature of the application you push to production provides an opportunity to increase the revenue of your organization. On the other hand, every commit and with it, every release also poses a risk. Your application can contain vulnerabilities or other bad configuration settings that can be exploited....

Resilient infrastructure and applications to overcome failures in the cloud

Cloud adoption grows exponentially. Development teams use on-demand infrastructure that scales up and down. They benefit from multiple datacenters and regions, as well as dedicated connections from their on-premises datacenter. Although this is great, cloud infrastructure can still fail. Teams need to be aware of this and they should...

Guidelines to become a Business Technology Company

Perhaps everyone in the IT industry has heard the phrase software is eating the world. Whoever uses this phrase emphasizes that IT and software applications become more and more important in our everyday life. IT is not a separate entity that operates on its own but it is closely...

Fluentd – logs everything from everywhere

Every component in your application landscape should log (part of) its activity for troubleshooting and security auditing purposes. This helps developers check debug logs when they are developing an application, or supports the security team to check for suspicious behavior. As the number of application components and underlying infrastructure...

Embedding Continuous Security into the delivery pipeline

Many enterprises have successfully shifted to the cloud because they embraced the adoption of DevOps. Running their IT services in the cloud made it possible to implement DevOps processes in a greenfield environment. The tools used are also frequently built for cloud environments. While developers and operations staff found...

Getting ready for microservices – strangling the monolith

Don't feel like reading? Listen to this article via the player below: Amazic · Getting ready for microservices – strangling the monolith Every day, more and more organizations move towards a DevOps way of working. They are heavily investing to build small applications, components or services which are specialized to a...

HashiCorp: the Full Stack

Those of you who have been following our Terraform and Vault technical posts will have seen the benefits of using them for point solutions. Today we will investigate how to use the HashiCorp full-stack. Hashicorp has a portfolio of products that can be used to seamlessly create a CI/CD workflow...

Gitlab 13.0 – a big focus on security

Amazic helps you speed up your cloud journey. In order to do this, you need a lot of useful tools. One of them is Gitlab. At the end of May, version 13.0 was released. This brand new version contains a lot of improvements which further improves your developer productivity....