Traditionally before the New Year, I list most significant DevOps trends for the next year. Here is my list for 2022. 1. SBOMs are Getting Traction I previously mentioned Software Bills of Materials (SBOMs) in my list for 2021. The key trigger accelerating industry-wide SBOM adoption was Biden’s recent Executive Order requiring vendors to provide… Continue reading 6 DevOps Trends for 2022
Reliza Log4j Update
Since the discovery of first major CVE related to Log4j we had to fix several components in Reliza Hub exposed to this vulnerability. There was some back-and-forth with more CVEs published, after which we updated components one more time to make sure we are at 2.17.0 version of Log4j. This effort concluded on December 18,… Continue reading Reliza Log4j Update
My CKS is in!
Finally, completed my kubernetes certification path: CKA, CKAD and now CKS! It is also interesting that my first security-related certification coincided with the discovery of the largest security vulnerability of the year.
YubiKey for SSH on Linux and Chromebook
Here I’d like to share instructions how to use YubiKey for storing SSH keys with Linux and Chromebook (via embedded Linux). Recently I got myself a small Chromebook to be able to do emergency support on the go. Hence I decided to expand on my earlier post how to use YubiKey for SSH under Windows… Continue reading YubiKey for SSH on Linux and Chromebook
My Dive Into DevOps Consulting
While I’ve been working as a consultant for more than 10 years, only 3 of those years went into DevOps consulting. If you’re curious, my other consulting experience was in recruitment, HR and Management Consulting. Here I want to share my observations specific to DevOps and more broadly IT and software consulting as well as… Continue reading My Dive Into DevOps Consulting
Monorepos: How we do it with Reliza Hub
Monorepo is a software structure which assumes multiple projects in the same repository. What is good about monorepos? Developers work with only one repository and don’t have to remember or care about multiple repositories for the product. Essentially, everything is in one place – that’s the primary goal. It is also assumed that monorepo is… Continue reading Monorepos: How we do it with Reliza Hub
Reliza Hub Tutorial – 2021
Just published Reliza Hub Tutorial 2021 edition – would love to hear your feedback on our community discord.
Auto-Integrate on Reliza Hub
We have just rolled in Auto-Integrate feature to Reliza Hub and I’m going to describe here how this works. As you know, our tutorials previously assumed the use of an Integration instance for bundling services in Reliza Hub. So for every case we had to allocate an actual instance responsible for integration. Not any more!… Continue reading Auto-Integrate on Reliza Hub
On DevOps Thinking – 3 Soft Skills For DevOps Interviews
These are 3 soft skills that appear most important to me in DevOps interviews. The list is based on my 8 years working in DevOps and 10 years in recruitment and management consulting before that. It is mostly applicable for Senior DevOps positions. 1. Groking Things I was reading about groking many times when I… Continue reading On DevOps Thinking – 3 Soft Skills For DevOps Interviews
Strict Parser Mode on Reliza CLI
To improve security on GitOps workflows, we have recently added Strict parser mode on Reliza CLI. Here is how this works. Reliza CLI contains “parsetemplate” command which can resolve image tags from configuration yaml files into their versions with digests approved in Reliza Hub for specific environment. We now added “–parsemode” flag which controls 3… Continue reading Strict Parser Mode on Reliza CLI