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This week in #DevOps (14/11/2017)

Posted by Guido Dobboletta on Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Welcome to edition number 151 of #ThisWeekInDevOps !

This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of DevOps.

New Content


explores what it means to be by collating thoughts from several industry veterans.


shares some tactics for . He gives examples of non-idempotent Lambda functions and how to make them idempotent using DynamoDB.

Configuration Management


wrote about a useful that lets you check config files before applying them.


wrote a on how to to integrate Terraform with vCenter and Chef.

Containerization and Virtualization

introduces .


shares techniques for .

shared a .

Load balancing

provides a quick introduction to . He talks about what it is and when to use it.

Monitoring and Logging


how you can now monitor your Logstash pipelines with ELK on the new version 6.


provides a comprehensive . He covers 12 different index types and rules for creating indexes.

Shannen Wehrman shares basic examples on getting started with .


looks at several aspects to consider for solutions.

Distributed Storage


Michael Haggerty explains how GitHub overcame some latency problems and achieved continent-wide distributed storage of the Git data with their system called .

New Releases

| Summary of release notes:

  • CPU usage reduced
  • Disk space usage reduced
  • Staleness handling
  • Snapshot backups

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Also if you are interested in the latest Scala news you can check Petr’s blog post: This week in #Scala 13/11/2017.

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