Category: Tech

A Look Back at Kubernetes with Microsoft’s Brendan Burns

A Look Back at Kubernetes with Microsoft’s Brendan Burns On today’s episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, TNS founder and editor-in-chief Alex Williams sat down with Microsoft distinguished engineer Brendan Burns at a lively afterparty from this year’s Portland-based OSCON 2018. To begin the conversation, Williams inquired as to…
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Automation Everywhere At AnsibleFest austin

Automation Everywhere At AnsibleFest austin AnsibleFest is fast-approaching! We couldn’t be more excited to be holding our 13th AnsibleFest in Austin, TX. It must be true that everything is bigger in Texas, because this years’ AnsibleFest is on track to be the biggest one ever. We have more sessions, more…
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The Automation Journey for Network Management

The Automation Journey for Network Management Sasa Nijemcevic Sasa Nijemcevic is currently the vice president and general manager, Network and Service Management Business Unit at Nokia, drawing on 20 years of experience in the network management domain. Previously, Sasa has led R&D teams for IP/MPLS network management, wireless network management,…
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Serverless Monitoring in the Age of Infrastructure-as-Code

Serverless Monitoring in the Age of Infrastructure-as-Code Monitoring serverless systems requires a new level of acceptance of where infrastructure as code and production testing is taking software development in the age of distributed application architecture at scale. “We are seeing a fast shift in the development of software,” said Or…
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Robin Systems Unveils Kubernetes ‘Hyper-Converged’ Offering

Robin Systems Unveils Kubernetes ‘Hyper-Converged’ Offering Robin Systems built its business on the notion that even stateful applications — databases and other data-centric workloads — could achieve the benefits of containerization with an application-centric approach. Its stack originally included its own internally-built orchestrator, but seeing Kubernetes as the de-facto industry standard…
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Code Your First API With Node.js and Express: Understanding REST APIs

Code Your First API With Node.js and Express: Understanding REST APIs Understanding REST and RESTful APIs If you’ve spent any amount of time with modern web development, you will have come across terms like REST and API. If you’ve heard of these terms or work with APIs but don’t have…
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Form and Functions with Cloudreach’s Emily Young and Linda Nichols

Form and Functions with Cloudreach’s Emily Young and Linda Nichols On today’s episode of The New Stack Makers, TNS founder and editor-in-chief Alex Williams went live from ServerlessConf 2018. Williams sat down with Linda Nichols, cloud enablement leader at Cloudreach, and Emily Young, Cloudreach cloud software engineer to discuss not…
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Kube-hunter: Aqua’s New Open Source Tool for Hunting Kubernetes Security Issues

Kube-hunter: Aqua’s New Open Source Tool for Hunting Kubernetes Security Issues Container security firm Aqua Security has open sourced a tool called Kube-hunter to help search for security issues in Kubernetes clusters. In a blog post, technology evangelist Liz Rice likened Kube-hunter to automated penetration testing (pentesting). There’s also a…
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LaunchDarkly: Providing a Control Switch for Features

LaunchDarkly: Providing a Control Switch for Features Feature flags — which enable developers to hide a feature, provide access to limited, users or execute a kill switch — are gaining new attention in the age of continuous integration and continuous delivery. As CI/CD pipelines become ever more complex, feature flags,…
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Why Serverless Is Being Adopted at a Faster Rate than Expected

Why Serverless Is Being Adopted at a Faster Rate than Expected Cloud Foundry sponsored this post. Serverless computing enables businesses to decrease production cycles, increase agility and move faster as they digitize. And it’s on the upswing. In fact, in our June 2018 report Where PaaS, Containers and Serverless Stand…
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New Course: Secure Your WordPress Site With SSL

New Course: Secure Your WordPress Site With SSL These days, it’s more important than ever for your WordPress site to use a SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate, which encrypts the data between the client and the server. Browsers now mark sites as "secure" or "not secure", and using SSL can…
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A Look at Vim, a Text Editor for the Ages

A Look at Vim, a Text Editor for the Ages When it comes to the most popular text editor on Linux systems, some history is hidden in plain sight. In text files scattered around the web — and through the occasional YouTube video — it’s possible to trace the early…
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Searching for rootkits with rkhunter on CentOS 7

Searching for rootkits with rkhunter on CentOS 7 We now dig a little deeper into rootkits and Linux security by installing rkhunter on CentOS 7 and watching how it detects suspicious activity in your efforts in cybersecurity. This ia part of a series getting your ready for the LPIC-3 303…
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This Week in Programming: Seemingly Simple

This Week in Programming: Seemingly Simple This week’s story is part confession, part mea culpa, and part discussion of whether or not you really need to use the newest technology just to avoid using something old and “outdated.” As I mentioned ever so briefly a few weeks back, I’m working…
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Ubuntu 18.04 Install of the RootKit Hunter package rkhunter

Ubuntu 18.04 Install of the RootKit Hunter package rkhunter Ensuring your Linux system is capable of withstanding the latest cybersecurity threats we install the rkhunter rootkit detector on Ubuntu 18.04. Detecting rootkits and vulnerabilities help you to secure your system from threats. Additionally you can find my video courses on…
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The New Stack Context: Black Hat 2018 and New ML Workflow Tools

The New Stack Context: Black Hat 2018 and New ML Workflow Tools Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week, we…
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Code n00b: How to Answer Stack Overflow Questions Without Being a Jerk

Code n00b: How to Answer Stack Overflow Questions Without Being a Jerk One of my just-graduated summer students is serious about moving forward with JavaScript, and so I pointed her toward resources for further learning. Among them, Stack Overflow, which I recommended wholeheartedly for help whenever she got stuck and…
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Add It Up: Data Scientists, Not Developers, Lead Machine Learning Efforts

Add It Up: Data Scientists, Not Developers, Lead Machine Learning Efforts Developers are not the kingmakers of the fastest growing area of technology — machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). Although TensorFlow, Sckit-Learn and Spark MLLib are popular on GitHub, they are at their core libraries used by data…
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Container Image Registry Security Best Practices

Container Image Registry Security Best Practices Twistlock sponsored this post. If your organization is making the move from monolithic applications to container-based microservices, there are, needless to say, more than enough major issues to keep you and your team busy — from overall architecture through the details of deployment. One detail…
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Kubernetes Design and Development Explained

Kubernetes Design and Development Explained The Linux Foundation sponsored this post. This article is part of a series by speakers at the upcoming Open Source Summit, coming to Vancouver August 29-31. See below for more info. Kubernetes is quickly becoming the de facto way to deploy workloads on distributed systems.…
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