Agustin Romano

Leveraging AWS for #Backup and #DisasterRecovery — 8 Best DR Practices 2

Leveraging AWS for Backup and Disaster Recovery — 8 Best DR Practices

In today’s market, all companies are technology companies. Yet, Invenio IT reports that every 1 in 5 organizations does not have a disaster recovery plan. A company without a disaster recovery is prone to the type of IT disaster (from server corruptions, data center failures and cyberattacks) that can disrupt the entire functioning of day-to-day …

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#AWSCloudMigration - How To Determine First-Mover Workloads

AWS Cloud Migration: How To Determine First-Mover Workloads

Cloud Migration takes a lot of planning and assessments to shift workloads safely without interrupting your business. The cloud infrastructure is limitless with a range of benefits. Still, it also poses some complications along the process, especially for those companies who want to move their critical workload without disturbing their running operations.  So how exactly …

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Improving Kubernetes Security with #OpenPolicyAgent (OPA)

Improving Kubernetes Security with Open Policy Agent (OPA)

Many multinational organizations now run their applications on microservice architecture inside their cloud environments, and (many) administrators are responsible for defining multiple policies on those environments. These giant IT organizations have extensive infrastructure systems and their systems have their own policy modules or their own built-in authorization systems. This is an excellent solution to a …

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Understanding Kubernetes Operators

Automation is one of the fundamental components that makes Kubernetes so robust as a containerization engine. Even complex cloud infrastructure creation can be automated in order to simplify the process of managing cloud deployments. Despite the capability of leveraging so many resources and components to support an application, your cloud environment can still be fairly …

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Infrastructure as Code vs. Infrastructure as Software

Infrastructure as Code has been the hottest trend in cloud-native application development in recent years. By transforming infrastructure management into simple coded runtimes and routines, Infrastructure as Code or IaC allows developers to be more involved in the deployment part of their CI/CD pipelines. Even the most complex cloud infrastructure can be created with several …

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Optimize AWS Landing Zone

AWS consistently releases best practices guides, whitepapers, and documentation to outline more and more ways for developers to simplify cloud infrastructure management. Manually maintaining and managing cloud infrastructure is utterly feasible when you have a single, simple environment to control. Add complexity into the mix, however, and it is easy to lose track of the …

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How to Create Your Own Kubernetes #CustomResources

How to Create Your Own Kubernetes Custom Resources

As a platform for managing containerized services and workloads, Kubernetes is incredibly modular. Modularity is more than just a theme; even controllers and resources that are native to Kubernetes are now being built as custom resources and controllers, all for the sake of expanding the platform’s modularity to the next level. Of course, Kubernetes custom …

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Serverless #CICD on the AWS Cloud

Serverless CI/CD on the AWS Cloud

CI/CD pipelines have long played a major role in speeding up the development and deployment of cloud-native apps. Cloud services like AWS lend themselves to more agile deployment through the services they offer as well as approaches such as Infrastructure as Code. There is no shortage of tools to help you manage your CI/CD pipeline …

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#GitOps for Kubernetes

GitOps for Kubernetes

Cloud-native applications are dominating the market with their improved performance and high efficiency. While there are more resources to support cloud-native applications running as microservices, managing complex cloud architecture is still a challenge. The more microservices you run, the more tasks you will have to deal with in order to keep the cloud environment healthy …

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Implementing #AquaSecurity to Secure Kubernetes

Implementing Aqua Security to Secure Kubernetes

Despite the maturity of the platform, security is still a big challenge for Kubernetes users. While Kubernetes offers maximum flexibility, modularity, and ease of use in other areas, the complex nature of Kubernetes-based environments means securing the cloud environment completely is a complex task to complete. There are a lot of tools and services that …

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#AquaSecurity

Spotlight on Aqua Security

Security has always been an important aspect of cloud deployment. While cloud infrastructure services like AWS are now equipped with built-in security tools, there is still a big need for container-level security and a more holistic approach to cloud security in general. Aqua Security is the leading provider for container-based applications, particularly applications designed to …

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Top #SecretsManagement Tools Compared

Top Secrets Management Tools Compared

As apps become more complex in the way they use microservices, managing API keys and other secrets becomes more challenging as well. Microservices running in containers need to transfer secrets to allow them to communicate with each other. Each of those transfers as well as the secrets being exchanged needs to be secured properly for …

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Kubernetes #ServiceDiscovery

Kubernetes Service Discovery

Modern applications rely on microservices to remain scalable and efficient. Kubernetes provides the perfect environment for microservices to exist and work together with the tools and features it offers. As each part of the application gets placed in a container, the system as a whole becomes more scalable. The use of microservices and containers also …

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Securing Your #KubernetesPipeline

Securing Your Kubernetes Pipeline

Several elements are crucial to an effective and efficient CI/CD workflow. A cloud-native app designed to take advantage of containers and other cloud-native features is certainly one of those elements. A capable cloud infrastructure with containers configured for maximum performance is another. To complete the set, you need cloud-native tools to manage the CI/CD workflow …

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