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This week in #DevOps (18/08/2015)

Posted by Laura Bria on Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Welcome to the 36th edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps !
This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of DevOps.

New Content

CICD

TravisCI

Travis CI announced support for as part of our builds.

CLOUD

AWS

shared a that shows how to use Lambda to start ECS tasks and how to turn an ECS cluster into a dynamic fleet of container workers that react to any event supported by Lambda.

recommended the use of S3 + CloudFront instead of just S3 for serving assets. The recommendation is based on a set of benchmarks performed on US and Europe regions that revealed .

OpenStack

Phil Hopkins continues the blog series on installing OpenStack from source explaining how to .

CLUSTER MANAGEMENT

Kubernetes

introduces the Kubernetes and highlights some use cases for kubelet running in standalone mode such as running a single node Kubernetes cluster and monitoring container resource utilization.

Mesosphere

Wayne Song’s runs through the steps of deploying MemSQL on the Mesosphere DCOS.

wrote about setting up .

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

Ansible

In this , uses Ansible to automate the deployment of NGINX and NGINX Plus.

Chef

gives an overview of using Chef’s .

CONTAINERIZATION AND VIRTUALIZATION

Docker

wrote about the challenges he encountered running a .

wrote about getting information on docker images and containers using .

wrote about what brings to the table.

wrote about on AWS with an S3 backend.

Calico

The brings secure network policies to Kubernetes deployments, allowing namespace isolation at the network layer and fine-grained security between Kubernetes pods.

Rancher

shared a on clustering a Node.js application with Mongo, Docker and Rancher.

and hosted an demonstrating how the Rancher team uses Drone.io, Docker and Rancher to build a scalable CI platform for builds and test environments.

rkt

talks about the latest rkt release including the which isolates an application running under rkt from the host kernel using the same hardware features that are used in hypervisors like Linux KVM.

Weave

’s a useful guide for Service Discovery and Load Balancing with Weave on Amazon's ECS.

MONITORING

Datadog

wrote a series on monitoring Azure virtual machines covering:

Logentries

In webinar and discussed about:

  • the evolution of Docker and monitoring containers
  • real-world container monitoring challenges like scale, velocity and networking
  • different approaches to monitoring containers

Loggly

and explained how filters work with time-based data and how to evaluate the benefits that filters can provide: such as .

Sumo Logic

wrote about with Log Analytics.

New Releases

- technical preview

Events

| October 19-21, 2015 | San Francisco, CA

| AUGUST 30 - SEPTEMBER 3, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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That is all for this edition of #ThisWeekInDevOps. You can get in touch with me directly via email or on Twitter () with any DevOps news or content. Tip: Tweet about your content using #DevOps.

Also if you are interested in the latest Scala news you can check Petr's blog post: This week in #Scala (17/08/2015).

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