GitLab: Postmortem of database outage of January 31

Postmortem on the database outage of January 31 2017 with the lessons we learned. Runbooks

A good example for runbooks.


Increment issue 1: On-Call

Increment is dedicated to covering how teams build and operate software systems at scale, one issue at a time. In this, our inaugural issue, we focus on industry best practices around on-call and incident response.


Rubrik - The Cloud Data Management Company

Rubrik Cloud Data Management delivers automated backup, recovery, archival, search, cloud, and development in a simple, scale-out platform built for hybrid cloud.

Buzzword-compliant. Looks nice, though.


BSI: Sicherheitsanalyse KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)

Das Ziel dieser Studie ist daher, eine aussagekräftige und belastbare Beurteilung der Sicherheit einer virtualisierten Infrastruktur auf Basis von KVM zu erstellen.


aelsabbahy/goss: Quick and Easy server testing/validation

Goss is a YAML based serverspec alternative tool for validating a server’s configuration. It eases the process of writing tests by allowing the user to generate tests from the current system state. Once the test suite is written they can be executed, waited-on, or served as a health endpoint.


Harbor by VMware

Project Harbor is an enterprise-class registry server that stores and distributes Docker images. Harbor extends the open source Docker Distribution by adding the functionalities usually required by an enterprise, such as security, identity and management.


Steharbeiten - Günstige Steharbeitsplätze für alle

Baue Dir ganz einfach für unter 20 Euro Deinen flexiblen Steharbeitsplatz und arbeite öfter im Stehen.

Die Anleitung sieht sogar ganz brauchbar aus. Wenn man sie mal zu Gesicht bekommt nach dieser unsinnigen E-Mail-Registrierung.


Room in A Box MonKey Desk - Steharbeitsplatz

Vielleicht mal eine Ablösung für meine Eigenbau-Kopierpapier-Kartonlösung. Wenn auch etwas teuer. Oristand, liefert endlich einzelne Exemplare nach DE!


openSUSE Conference 2017

The openSUSE Conference begins Friday, May 26, at 10 a.m. and will finish on Sunday, May 28. The openSUSE Conference is the annual openSUSE community event that brings people from around the world together to meet and collaborate. The organized talks, workshops, and BoF sessions provide a framework around more casual meet ups and hack sessions. A party here and there provides the time to relax and have fun, making connections on a more personal level.

It's openSUSE Conference time in Nuremberg again. Mark your calendars!


Extended Conversation with Gary Gruver

All Day DevOps: Extended Conversations is a series of live online discussions, expanding upon the 2016 All Day DevOps sessions. The first of our Extended Conversations was with Gary Gruver.

Interesting follow-up sessions to All Day Devops.


So sichert Google seine Server ab

Von eigener Hardware bis zu biometrischer Zugangskontrolle für Mitarbeiter: Google setzt in seinen Rechenzentren auf ein ausgeklügeltes Sicherheitssystem.

Interessante Einblicke in Googles Sicherheitsarchitektur.


Cloud Native Strategy Toolkit

Over the last year I've spoken with many people at large organizations in the thick of improving how they do software. This “journey” goes by many names: “digital transformation,” putting a “cloud strategy” in place, or as my company Pivotal puts it, becoming “cloud native.” Some are annoyingly clever enough to just call it “what we’ve always done.”

Draft of the second edition of Cloud Native Journey by Michael Coté of Software Defined Talk fame.Goes on my To Read list.


Wertewelten: Arbeiten 4.0

"Welcher Arbeitstyp sind sie?" - Der Test hat mich gut engeordnet.