2018 October

10-30 Testing Kubernetes RBAC

Securing your Kubernetes cluster is one thing, keeping it secure is a continuous uphill struggle. However, with the introduction of new features to Kubernetes it is becoming much easier to do both. Kubernetes (as of version 1.

10-30 An open-source system to manage applications on multiple clouds

As like as image being template for an instance, enterprise application is also templatized on OpenPitrix. The application template is much more complicated than image in that it could contain many more images and defines the whole lifecycle of an application cluster.

10-30 gitbase: exploring git repos with SQL

Note: a video version of this content is available at the bottom. Git has become the de-facto standard for code versioning, but its popularity didn’t remove the complexity of performing deep analyses of the history and contents of source code repositories.

10-19 GraphQL in Drupal: An Exclusive Excerpt from the Forthcoming Book, Decoupled Drupal in Practice

Over the last few years, I have had the privilege of sharing insights and tutorials on decoupled Drupal, which was originally unknown territory with shifting sands but today is a widely adopted approach, including by some of Acquia's most influential customers.

10-13 What I Talk About When I Talk About Platforms

Why an effective digital platform can help you scale delivery, what it should have in it, and how to get started building one. These days everyone is building a ‘platform’ to speed up delivery of digital products at scale.

10-05 Demystifying Hugo Conditionals

When we published our comparison of Jekyll and Hugo, we got a lot of flak from Hugo die-hards for suggesting that Jekyll had a more intuitive templating syntax.

2018 September

09-27 Taking Advantage of Drupal’s Text Format Filters in a Decoupled Site

Drupal has a great system of text formats and filters to help limit markup and do other creative things, like rendering embed tokens. These are applied when a formatted text field, like a node’s body field, is being prepared to render on the front end.

09-11 GCP products described in 4 words or less

Google Sheet | PDF | High-res image | GCP Products Page | TweetMachine Learning Cloud Machine Learning Engine – Managed ML (TensorFlow)Cloud Job Discovery – ML Job Search/DiscoveryCloud Natural Language – Text Parsing and AnalysisCloud Speech – Convert Speech to TextCloud Translation – Languag

09-05 Announcing HashiCorp Consul + Kubernetes

We're excited to announce multiple features that deeply integrate HashiCorp Consul with Kubernetes. This post will share the initial set of features that will be released in the coming weeks.

2018 August

08-30 How to extract a data-rich service from a monolith

When breaking monoliths into smaller services, the hardest part is actually breaking up the data that lives in the database of the monolith. To extract a such a service, it is useful to follow a series of steps which retain a single write-copy of the data at all times.

08-25 CLI-improved

I'm not sure many web developers can get away without visiting the command line. As for me, I've been using the command line since 1997, first at university when I felt both super cool l33t-hacker and simultaneously utterly out of my depth.

08-23 How to find stuff in Git

08-07 Accessibility for Teams

The .gov means it’s official. Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site. The site is secure.

2018 July

07-12 Tips and tricks of the docker captains

Upcoming SlideShare Loading in …5 × Tips and tricks of the docker captains 1. Tips and Tricks of the Docker Captains 2. ● ● Tricks of the Captains 3. Daily Development 4. docker ps docker container ls $ docker ps CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND … 0f1f72c9aac0 nginx “nginx -g ‘daemon …

2018 June

06-29 From Java to Go, and Back Again

In Lisp, you don’t just write your program down toward the language, you also build the language up toward your program. As you’re writing a program you may think “I wish Lisp had such-and-such an operator.” So you go and write it.

06-25 Kubernetes' Complexity

Over the past month, I started rebuilding the Raspberry Pi Dramble project using Kubernetes instead of installing and configuring the LEMP stack directly on nodes via Ansible (track GitHub issues here).

06-22 Web Assembly and Go: A look to the future

It's no secret that I'm resistant to learning Javascript and frontend development. I learned HTML back before CSS was even a thing, and even Javascript came long after I started doing web development.

06-21 Scaling Kubernetes for 25M users

tl;dr: when moving more than 500 containers to k8s we ran into some problems. Scroll and read the big titles below to see what they were and how we solved them. MEE6 has been growing fast, going from 0 to 25M users in about 18 months with the CEO also serving as the sole developer.

06-20 React Native at Airbnb

This is the first in a series of blog posts in which we outline our experience with React Native and what is next for mobile at Airbnb. When Airbnb launched 10 years ago, smartphones were in their infancy.

06-15 GKE vs AKS vs EKS

The state of managed Kubernetes by industry’s top cloud providers. Update: This post was last updated on June 13, 2018.

06-15 How We Switched to a Continuous Delivery Pipeline in 3 months

We organize the project by the Agile methodology. We have begun by a “kickoff” page under confluence to initiate the project. A formal kick-off meeting must be set up if at least one of the following conditions is met:

06-14 Netlify CMS launches support for GitLab

Making it possible that “everyone can contribute” is our mission, and any development that brings us closer to it is great news! That’s why we’re happy to tell you that open source content management system Netlify CMS is launching support for GitLab as a back end today.

06-11 Creating Static E-commerce site with GatsbyJs

So, a few days ago I saw tweet Kayle Gill about building static e-commerce site using GatsbyJs. That time I was in process of building an e-commerce website for my wife using NextJs (which is also awesome!). Instead of building the site with NextJs I tried GatsbyJs.

06-10 Use Satellite 6 as an Inventory Source in Ansible Tower

Welcome to another entry in the Getting Started series! In this post we’ll talk about how to use Red Hat Satellite 6 as an inventory source within Ansible Tower. A common scenario we see is the use of Satellite 6.

06-05 Advanced multi-stage build patterns

Multi-stage builds feature in Dockerfiles enables you to create smaller container images with better caching and smaller security footprint.

06-04 A perf cheat sheet

Right now I’m working on finishing up a zine about perf that I started back in May, and I’ve been struggling with how to explain all there is to say about perf in a concise way.

06-04 Skaffold: happy Kubernetes workflows

Skaffold is my top Kubernetes developer tool of the year so far. Since its accidental reveal about 3 months ago, it already got 3,700 stars on GitHub. Clearly the community is lovin’ it.

06-01 Helm Breaks Free From Kubernetes Project, Joins CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) voted to move Helm from underneath the wing of Kubernetes and into its own incubation-level hosted project. The move is set to allow Helm to prosper on its own as well as allow Kubernetes to maintain a focus on its evolution.

06-01 Drupal 8 progressive decoupling with React

Progressive decoupling and ES6 support on Drupal 8 are definitely gaining some momentum. After having tested several methods to make use of React within Drupal, I had a look a the React Comments module. What I like about the approach that the maintainers took, is that React is:

2018 May

05-30 Kubernetes best practices: mapping external services

A very common scenario is when you are hosting your own database, but doing so outside the cluster, for example on a Google Compute Engine instance. This is very common if you run some services inside Kubernetes and some outside, or need more customization or control than Kubernetes allows.