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This week in #DevOps (17/10/2017)

Posted by Cornel Foltea on Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Welcome to edition number 147 of #ThisWeekInDevOps !

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

New Content


blogs about . Ericsson's paper on and provide additional insight.


announces . Recently released versions 2.84 and 2.73.2 contain fixes for several security vulnerabilities for Jenkins core. The latest Swarm and Maven plugins also contain a few security fixes. Speaks! plugin has known vulnerabilities, but no fixes available. Start patching!

Missed out on Jenkins World 2017? announces that . All the talks are listed in a .


Paul Duvall shares his vision on . According to Paul, the next-gen MSPs will offer more self-servicing capabilities which would allow customers to rely on MSPs less.


is giving us a new AWS fact: . But that comes with a couple of notes: 1st) currently, you cannot move existing domains to a VPC or vice-versa; 2nd) currently, Amazon ES does not support Amazon Kinesis Firehose integration for domains inside a VPC.

And here is a short nevertheless useful follow-up to our previous blog on from .

Cluster Management and Orchestration

Docker & Kubernetes

about recently announced at game changer: Docker Platform and Moby Project add native support for Kubernetes.

In the same space, gives us a good insight into . Rock on!

Configuration Management


wrote a on how to use Puppet Bolt.

Containerization and Virtualization



why Elementary chose to use Snaps for their distribution.

Monitoring and Logging


Flux7 Labs blogs about . Even when using other logging solutions, they recommend using CloudWatch as the first stop for logs before pushing logs to other platforms.


Vince Power wrote a on NGINX load balancing vs AWS ELB.

Performance and reliability

Joe Michalowski blogs about . He suggests that internal SLAs should be used for setting performance expectations and highlight potential problems instead of using them for punishing business users.


blogs about how .


on the newly found WPA2 vulnerabilities and their implications.



on how they mitigate replication lag and reduce MySQL read load.


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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 16/10/2017.

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