Newsletter of Carlos Santana - Issue #17
News, assets, and skills every cloud-native engineer should know
I have lost 4 pounds, Yay!, and 6 pounds to go for Thanksgiving. This newsletter is the only place I'm sharing this, so I know you are one of my beloved readers if we talk online and mention this.
This week I was a guest at the Containers from the Couch Live Stream showing off Knative 1.0
I maintain a couple of websites like https://knative.dev https://cloudnativetoolkit.dev and https://cloudnative101.dev use material-mkdocs and having code annotations included is a significant feature 🙌
GitHub's commitment to npm ecosystem security | The GitHub Blog — github.blog We're sharing details of recent incidents on the npm registry, our investigations, and how we’re continuing to invest in the security of npm.
Two NPM Packages With 22 Million Weekly Downloads Found Backdoored — thehackernews.com Two popular NPM packages with a cumulative weekly download of nearly 22 million have been found to be compromised with malicious code.
The Service Mesh: What Every Engineer Needs to Know about the World's Most Over-Hyped Technology — buoyant.io If you're a software engineer working anywhere near backend systems, the term "service mesh" has probably infiltrated your consciousness some time over the past few years. Thanks to a strange confluence of events, this phrase has been rolling around the industry like a giant Katamari ball, glomming on successively bigger pieces of marketing and hype and showing no signs of stopping any time soon.
Crossplane vs Cloud Provider Infrastructure Addons Kubernetes has demonstrated the power of a well architected control plane with a great API. The industry is beginning to notice that this control plane can be used to do much more than orchestrate containers, and are increasingly looking to use the Kubernetes control plane to manage all of their
Introducing Relational Database Connectors — blog.cloudflare.com Customers can connect to a Postgres or MySQL database directly from their Workers using a Cloudflare Tunnel today. In the future, you can use Database Connectors to achieve this natively using a standardized Socket API.
Bitbucket Cloud has landed in AWS - Bitbucket — bitbucket.org In July and August of this year, I revealed to our community for the first time that Bitbucket Cloud was engaged…
GoReleaser - GoReleaser Deliver Go binaries as fast and easily as possible
Kubernetes Kustomize Cheat Sheet kustomize is a command-line tool supporting template-free, structured customization of declarative configuration targeted to k8s-style objects.
GitHub - im2nguyen/rover: Interactive Terraform visualization. State and configuration explorer. — github.com Interactive Terraform visualization. State and configuration explorer. - GitHub - im2nguyen/rover: Interactive Terraform visualization. State and configuration explorer.
I recently used excalidraw to explain knative, and it was an easy tool to run on Kubernetes. I used Knative to deploy it with the kn CLI with
kn service create draw --image excalidraw/excalidraw --port 80
Then open it in your browser browser
open $(kn service describe draw -o url)
GitHub - excalidraw/excalidraw: Virtual whiteboard for sketching hand-drawn like diagrams — github.com Virtual whiteboard for sketching hand-drawn like diagrams - GitHub - excalidraw/excalidraw: Virtual whiteboard for sketching hand-drawn like diagrams
I love to use the terminal since the first time I used Linux, this git repo has the coolest utilities
GitHub - chubin/awesome-console-services: A curated list of awesome console services (reachable via HTTP, HTTPS and other network protocols) — github.com A curated list of awesome console services (reachable via HTTP, HTTPS and other network protocols) - GitHub - chubin/awesome-console-services: A curated list of awesome console services (reachable via HTTP, HTTPS and other network protocols)
freeCodeCamp.org Youtube Channel — www.youtube.com Learn to code for free.
Getting started with runtime security and Falco | Sysdig — sysdig.com Discover how to get started with Falco to overcome the challenges of implementing runtime security for cloud-native workloads.
Good Kubernetes Books?
Production Kubernetes (March 2021) — www.oreilly.com Kubernetes has become the dominant container orchestrator, but many organizations that have recently adopted this system are still struggling to run actual production workloads. In this practical book, four software … - Selection from Production Kubernetes [Book]
Networking and Kubernetes (Sept. 2021) — www.oreilly.com Kubernetes has become an essential part of the daily work for most system, network, and cluster administrators today. But to work effectively together on a production-scale Kubernetes system, they must … - Selection from Networking and Kubernetes [Book]
Hacking Kubernetes (Oct. 2021) — www.oreilly.com Want to run your Kubernetes workloads safely and securely? This practical book provides a threat-based guide to Kubernetes security. Each chapter examines a particular component's architecture and potential default settings … - Selection from Hacking Kubernetes [Book]
Kubernetes Security and Observability (Nov. 2021) — www.oreilly.com Securing, observing, and troubleshooting containerized workloads on Kubernetes can be daunting. It requires a range of considerations, from infrastructure choices and cluster configuration to deployment controls and runtime and network … - Selection from Kubernetes Security and Observability [Book]