DEVOPS WEEKLY
ISSUE #493 - 7th June 2020

Some very topical posts this week. Plus the more usual content; Intel/ARM performance comparisons, chaos engineering meets security and several interesting Kubernetes posts.


News
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If you’re in tech and thinking about the Black Lives Matter movement then please read this article on how the tech community can provide support.

https://thenewstack.io/black-lives-matter-how-the-tech-community-can-provide-support/


Successfully adopting devops practices takes good management. This collection of books covers lots of good topics for new or experienced managers.

https://stevebennett.co/2020/04/22/im-new-to-engineering-management-what-books-should-i-read/


A look at how COVID-19 and surrounding events has affected on-call; remote work, new schedules and anxiety.

https://www.firehydrant.io/blog/oncall-and-covid-19-survey-results/


A talk looking at the benefits of chaos engineering, and testing in production, when it comes to security.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnC6Va5oS00


An introduction to CNAB, a packaging format for applications composed of multiple components. A good update on upcoming additions to the set of specifications.

https://www.linux.com/featured/cnab-a-package-format-for-the-cloud/


A look at comparative performance of intel and ARM chips, in this case with detailed benchmarks on AWS using the Minio object storage server.

https://blog.min.io/intel_vs_gravitron/


An interesting discussion of Kubernetes through the lens of a database, considering infrastructure as data, views, query languages and more.

https://www.alibabacloud.com/blog/596265


A look at different ways of managing Helm charts, from a chart monorepo to per-chart repositories to storing the charts alongside the application code.

https://insights.project-a.com/whats-the-best-way-to-manage-helm-charts-1cbf2614ec40


An example repository for anyone interested in a real-world gitops workflow using Kustomize, Flux and Helm.

https://github.com/swade1987/gitops-with-kustomize


Jobs
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King is looking for new members for the infrastructure engineering teams to help develop, manage and expand our software based networking setup across datacenters and (Google) cloud. Please take a look at the open role for networking engineer. We're also still looking for both database and streaming data engineers, if that is more your style.

https://careers.king.com/jobs/job/14780-site-reliability-engineer-technology/
https://careers.king.com/jobs/job/15353-database-site-reliability-engineer-technology/
https://careers.king.com/jobs/job/15270-network-site-reliability-engineer-technology/



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