Mauricio Ashimine

How to Implement #CloudMigrationAutomation

How to Implement Cloud Migration Automation

Cloud adoption is now increasing day by day. 30% of all IT budgets are allocated to adopting cloud computing services. To ensure the cost-effectiveness of such budget allocation, maximize your cloud migration processes through automation. Automating cloud migrations creates reliable, repeatable results across multiple environments to accelerate and simplify the entire migration process.  Achieve cloud …

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Using Best Practices & Cloud Native #AWSServices to Strengthen Security Posture

Using Best Practices & Cloud Native AWS Services to Strengthen Security Posture

According to Sophos, over 70% of organizations hosting their workload on the cloud faced a security incident in 2020. With the increasing number of threats on the horizon, cloud security is becoming more crucial for organizations of all sizes to keep their data secured.  These threats are avoidable by utilizing cloud-native AWS services to enhance …

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CDK8S for Kubernetes: How to interact with Kubernetes without KubeCTL

Introduction Kubernetes has become the most popular DevOps tools in the industry. From startups to enterprises, everyone is leveraging the power of containerization by running their application in containers inside the Kubernetes cluster. To work with Kubernetes, you need to create YAML files which contain all the cluster resources, services, deployments detail. YAML is human-readable …

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Building Pipelines with Terraform Cloud

Having a robust and effective CI/CD pipeline is the key to shorter sprints and effective iterations of cloud-native applications. In order to push updates regularly and successfully, you have to incorporate a number of things into the pipeline, including testing and security. Terraform is used to build, maintain, and update cloud infrastructure. It runs from …

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#TugboatLogic

Spotlight on Tugboat Logic

Does the idea of removing the misery out of security and compliance procedures through automation sound unbelievable? By streamlining the process of building and maintaining your InfoSec program, Tugboat Logic’s security assurance platform simplifies compliance, drives employee security awareness, and reduces friction in enterprise sales operations.  The roots of automation in software engineering go as …

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The Principles of #ChaosEngineering

The Principles of Chaos Engineering

Resilience is something those who use Kubernetes to run apps and microservices in containers aim for. When a system is resilient, it can handle losing a portion of its microservices and components without the entire system becoming inaccessible. Resilience is achieved by integrating loosely coupled microservices. When a system is resilient, microservices can be updated …

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#AWSEC2ImageBuilder

AWS EC2 Image Builder: Automating OS Image Build Pipelines

Automation continues to be a major growing trend in today’s cloud infrastructure landscape. Service providers like Amazon Web Services are integrating better, more advanced automation tools to make the life of administrators easier. Automation allows for workflows to be more efficient, especially with more tasks being executed without the need for human input. Until very …

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#CloudWatchSynthetics and Service Lens

Using Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics and Service Lens

Real-time monitoring is invaluable in today’s market. Everyone is trying to deliver the best user experience, so there is a higher need for capable and reliable cloud services to support the overall performance of your app. Being able to monitor the entire cloud environment in real-time is a huge plus. As a cloud service provider, …

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Kubernetes Development in Real-Time with #Skaffold

Kubernetes Development in Real-Time with Skaffold

There is no shortage now of development and CI/CD tools for cloud-native application development. Developers are being pampered with options, especially when it comes to managing the CD pipeline in conjunction with Kubernetes—one of which is Skaffold. As mentioned in multiple articles before this, Kubernetes offers a lot of flexibility, but it isn’t the easiest …

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Understanding #KubernetesInterfaces - CRI, CNI, CSI

Understanding Kubernetes Interfaces: CRI, CNI, & CSI

Kubernetes is designed to support modular cloud-native applications from the ground up, so it is not surprising to find the platform to be equally modular and flexible. Kubernetes incorporates plugins, add-ons, services, and interfaces to extend the core functionalities of the platform. Kube’s integral configuration is how you can make changes and customize your environment, …

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Are You #12FactorApplication Ready

Are You 12-Factor Application Ready?

There are a lot of frameworks in app development, but not all of them are tailored for today’s cloud environment. Many of them lack modularity and flexibility; some don’t even leverage the benefits of using cloud computing. The 12-Factor application principles are designed specifically for modern, containerized cloud environments from the beginning. Each component is …

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Improving #KubernetesObservability and Monitoring

Improving Kubernetes Observability and Monitoring

Monitoring has always been a big part of solutions design. It is a continuous process of data collection about a system for the purpose of analyzing that system. Monitoring is usually done in an active way, with a tool pinging or probing a system in order to get responses. Those responses are then analyzed to …

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