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LogDNA: Logging and Alerting

LogDNA: Logging and Alerting

Published Mar 13, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

LogDNA has been around about six years and I became familiar with them at DevOps Days in Minneapolis 3 years ago.  Their offering has matured a lot since then and it was time to give it a proper look.

Terraform and Azure DevOps: Awesome.

Terraform and Azure DevOps: Awesome.

Published Mar 5, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

It’s always fun when two things I really like come together. I was thrilled to see the news out of Ignite from one my favourite companies, Hashicorp that it added support for one of my favourite to...

Revisiting Kubernetes and KEDA

Revisiting Kubernetes and KEDA

Published Feb 26, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

Let’s revisit KEDA (Kubernetes Event Drive Autoscaling) and Azure Functions.  We looked into this last March and did a hello world sample using Dockerhub and a simple function.  Since then, Azure F...

Azure DevOps: Secrets in Files

Azure DevOps: Secrets in Files

Published Feb 18, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

We’ve discussed AKV and Hashi Vault, but one simple pattern for secrets storage and decimation is to use encrypted file storage.  While not as elegant, it can be more than sufficient, fast and read...

Chef: Getting Started

Chef: Getting Started

Published Feb 10, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

Chef has been around a long time as is definitely a key player in deployment suites.  What started out as OpsCode over a decade ago is now part of Progress Software.  They have a series of integrat...

Private SSH Git with Azure DevOps

Private SSH Git with Azure DevOps

Published Feb 6, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

This is more a short story of getting nerdy with a NAS.  I wanted to figure out if I could really host a GIT repo locally on my NAS for private work or long term storage.  While I’ll be covering th...

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