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Written By: Kendall Miller

It’s a common topic of conversation among leaders of technical organizations…

Should SRE be a separate discipline itself?

Should I hire DevOps people?

Should the rest of my team manage all of infrastructure?

And it makes sense. DevOps is a buzzword that’s been around for many years now. So, it…

Written By: Kendall Miller

Today, Kubernetes service ownership is an emerging way for software delivery and operations teams to have complete “ownership” over the services they support. In this model, ownership spans from software design and development to deployment in a production environment, and eventually to manage the sunsetting of the software. …

Written By: Kendall Miller

Would you ever build a house without a roof? How about a master bedroom with no window? Even if you wanted to, your contractor would surely advise against it, and for good reason. You rely on the advice of a construction professional because… well, building a house is difficult and…

Written By: Robert Brennan

Hello from Pluto, the little planet with big open source value. Once considered a full-size sphere in the cosmos, Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet in 2006 when it no longer met the modern criteria. …

Written By: Kendall Miller

Would you ever build a house without a roof? How about a master bedroom with no window? Even if you wanted to, your contractor would surely advise against it-and for good reason. You rely on the advice of a construction professional because… well, building a house is difficult and demands…

Written By: Andrew Suderman

Service Organization Control, more commonly known as SOC, comes in two flavors: SOC 1 and SOC 2 reports. SOC 1 reports are for businesses that handle financial information for clients; these types of businesses are known as service organizations. SOC 1 reports assure your customers that your organization has the…

Written By: Robert Brennan

At Fairwinds, we have a long history managing hundreds of Kubernetes clusters across dozens of organizations. To manage that complexity and keep our customers online and operational, we needed a way to keep track of how healthy those clusters were, particularly in terms of security, efficiency and reliability. …

Written By: Andy Suderman

Symlink Exchange Can Allow Host Filesystem Access

A high severity security issue (CVE-2021–25741) was discovered in Kubernetes where a user may be able to create a container with subpath volume mounts to access files and directories outside of the volume, including on the host filesystem.

While this vulnerability is rated…

Written By: Joe Pelletier

Yes, software development is becoming one of the most prominent and critical industries in the world, but it’s still in the throes of its own evolution-especially as it pertains to DevOps, security and the need for better Kubernetes service ownership. …

Written By: Kendall Miller

It’s time to make your first big spend commit to the cloud of your choosing, or you’re getting ready to renew a commit and need all the details to get things right. Before you sign on a dotted line for loads of money, you want to make sure that the…

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