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This week in #DevOps (26/09/2017)

Posted by Guido Dobboletta on Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Welcome to edition number 144 of #ThisWeekInDevOps !

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

New Content



wrote a series of blogs about Canary releases with Vamp and Jenkins on DC/OS (, and ).

walks us through the latest changes in the .


explains how Spotify’s infrastructure evolved and what learnings came out of that process.


blogged about the .

makes a preview announcement (by Early 2019) for a new , reaffirming that Middle East opens even more for business.

and blog about .

Google Cloud

announced effective since the 26th.


made an announcement about at . Hopefully, all these are GA for a change.

announces because you need them... or not.

Twitter Cloud Platform

and talk about the Provisioning Engineering system at Twitter, called .

Cluster Management and Orchestration


provides us with an . That must be useful if you run RedHat's OPENSHIFT.


shares with us his view on which are the - definitely an interesting and convincing reading about microservices-based architecture.


Robert Murphy demonstrates how to set up .

Configuration Management


wrote a post detailing how to manage multiple eyaml keys using Puppet.

Containerization and Virtualization


blogged about some .

announced the availability of new in the Docker Store.


wrote about and Role-Based Access Control.

Databases Management


wrote about LinkedIn's . They use this tool to dive into SQL queries that are run by several hundred applications, understand their performance characteristics, and then dig into options to further tune them.

Load balancing

Alan Murphy announces .

Monitoring and Logging


wrote the on how Loggly tries to detect hotspots on their Elasticsearch cluster.

New Relic

how to monitor an EC2 with New Relic in 60 seconds.


wrote an about three things you probably didn't know about AWS Elastic Load Balancer.


blogs about how .

New Releases

| released with Auto DevOps and Group Issue Boards.

| release has been announced. The new version is built on Kubernetes and it gives a single point of control and visibility across multiple clusters.

| Summary of release notes:

  • Performance optimisations in metrics
  • Event annotations
  • Chart enhancements
  • Data Model Acceleration speed improvements
  • Self-Service App Management allows installation of custom applications
  • Enhancements to the Machine Learning Toolkit

| Summary of release notes:

  • Splunk Add-on for AWS
  • Improved usability and more streamlined configuration workflow
  • Non-AWS custom log indexing alongside AWS log types with SQS-based S3 input improvements
  • A complete redesign of the Create New Input menu
  • Splunk App for AWS
  • Removed input and account configuration from the App to streamline the process through the Add-on
  • Improvements for Reserved Instance (RI) purchase planning
  • Improved visualisation

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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 25/09/2017.

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