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Dapr: Getting started

Dapr: Getting started

Published Mar 26, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

A colleague of mine has several times asked me about Dapr and what I thought. Daprfinally released a 1.0 in February this year and I figured it was time to give it a look.

K0s: Mirantis' tiny k8s distro

K0s: Mirantis' tiny k8s distro

Published Mar 19, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

I was chatting with some folks from Mirantis about Lens and some of their offerings and they highly encouraged me to try out K0s (“K Zeros”). This week I took some time to dig into it. My goal was ...

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...

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