Member Post Guest Post from Andy Shi, developer advocate for Alibaba Cloud As a platform engineer, I often feel like a sandwich: Being squashed between the customer and the underlying infrastructure. The complaint I get most from users is about Kubernetes YAML. As Kelsey Hightower says, “We like to hate YAML files.” Yes, YAML has its own problems. But we…
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Project Post Guest post from Gareth Rushgrove, maintainer of the Open Policy Agent project Today the Open Policy Agent maintainers are happy to announce that Conftest has formally joined the project. A bit of history Conftest is a command line tool for testing configuration files and uses Open Policy Agent under the hood. I built it for two reasons; the…
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CNCF Staff Post Following the successful launch of the Cloud Engineer Bootcamp last month, The Linux Foundation and CNCF heard from many sysadmins, developers, engineers, and others who wanted a similarly structured program to help them learn the skills necessary to move into cloud engineering but with more advanced training. These individuals did not need the beginner training courses included…
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Cloud jobs are hotter than hot. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, Indeed.com reported that between October 2015 and October 2019, cloud computing jobs increased by 55%. By 2022, Gartner predicts the public cloud services market alone will be three times bigger than overall IT services. The jobs are there. What we don't have are enough cloud experts to meet the…
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Project Post Guest post originally published on the Buoyant blog by William Morgan, CEO of Buoyant and Linkerd maintainer Adoption of the Linkerd service mesh continues to grow rapidly across industries and verticals. But why are organizations adopting Linkerd? In this series of case studies, we showcase the production adoption of Linkerd at Nordstrom, finleap connect, Paybase, and Subspace. These four case studies highlight…
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Member Post Guest post originally published on the New Relic blog by Isaac Eldridge, technical content editor at New Relic Since it was open sourced by Google in 2014, Kubernetes has skyrocketed in popularity. Now a graduated project of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Kubernetes dominates the market, with 78% of enterprises reporting that they use it to orchestrate containerized workloads and…
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Member Post Guest post originally published on the MSys Technologies blog by Sunny Raskar Consider the scenario below An Independent Software Provider (ISV) developed a financial application for a global investment firm that serves global conglomerates, leading central banks, asset managers, broking firms, and governmental bodies. The development strategy for the application encompassed a thought through DevOps plan with cutting-edge…
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This month, we’re shining a spotlight on CNCF Ambassador Alex Ellis, the creator of OpenFaaS, an open source serverless platform on the CNCF Landscape. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg of what Alex has contributed to the community. You may also know him from the numerous other open source projects he’s created, as well as the tutorials he’s…
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