Month: February 2019

Exploring container security: How DroneDeploy achieved ISO-27001 certification on GKEExploring container security: How DroneDeploy achieved ISO-27001 certification on GKEManager of DevOpsVP Engineering, DroneDeploy

Editor’s note: Aerial data mapping company DroneDeploy wanted to migrate its on-premises Kubernetes environment to Google Kubernetes Engine—but only if it would pass muster with auditors. Read on to learn how the firm leveraged GKE’s native security capabilities to smooth the path to ISO-27001 certification. At DroneDeploy, we put a lot of effort into securing […]

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Take control of your Kubernetes clusters with CSP Config ManagementTake control of your Kubernetes clusters with CSP Config ManagementProduct Manager

Kubernetes administrators know that with each new cluster comes new configurations—and the management overhead associated with them. It’s a headache, and one that only gets worse as you scramble to keep your growing fleet in line with ever-changing corporate policies. Last week, we announced the Cloud Services Platform (CSP) in beta, letting you modernize your […]

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How Auto Trader UK, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, uses Istio and Google Kubernetes Engine to drive changeHow Auto Trader UK, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, uses Istio and Google Kubernetes Engine to drive changeHead of Corporate UKI, Google Cloud

Brand-new or second-hand? Diesel or electric? Convertible or SUV? Buying a car means choosing from a plethora of options, and that can be hard for some people to navigate. As a result, retailers are constantly rethinking their technology offerings—which means digital transformation must move just as fast. As the UK’s largest digital automotive marketplace and […]

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Implementing GitFlow Using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS CodeDeploy

This blog post shows how AWS customers who use a GitFlow branching model can model their merge and release process by using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS CodeDeploy. This post provides a framework, AWS CloudFormation templates, and AWS CLI commands. Before we begin, we want to point out that GitFlow isn’t something […]

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Understanding the Kubernetes Architecture with a Use-Case

Containers have become the definitive way to develop applications because they provide packages that contain everything you need to run your applications. In this blog, we will discuss Kubernetes architecture, the moving parts of Kubernetes and also what are the key elements, what are the roles and responsibilities of them in Kubernetes architecture. Kubernetes: An Overview […]

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The service mesh era: Securing your environment with IstioThe service mesh era: Securing your environment with IstioProduct Manager

Welcome to the third installment of our series on the Istio service mesh. So far, we’ve discussed the benefits of using a service mesh like Istio and also demonstrated how to deploy applications and manage traffic. In this post we’ll look at something that keeps IT professionals up at night: security. As we’ve discussed in […]

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Cloud Services Platform—bringing hybrid cloud to youCloud Services Platform—bringing hybrid cloud to youVice President, Google Cloud

If you’ve ever thought about adopting a hybrid cloud, you know it usually means committing to a cloud vendor and purchasing new hardware—with no easy way of integrating your existing on-premises investments. At Google Cloud, we are taking a different approach, with a software-based, hybrid offering that brings Google Cloud services into your on-prem infrastructure […]

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Production grade Kubernetes Monitoring using Prometheus

Monitoring is a crucial aspect of any Ops pipeline and for technologies like Kubernetes which is a rage right now, a robust monitoring setup can bolster your confidence to migrate production workloads from VMs to Containers. Today we will deploy a Production grade Prometheus based monitoring system, in less than 5 minutes. Pre-requisites: Running Kubernetes cluster […]

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How To Set Kubernetes Ingress Controller on AWS?

Every Kubernetes cluster needs two things — one, a way to expose the service deployed on the container and, two, a way to balance the load/traffic on these deployed services. In this article, we’re going to discuss how Kubernetes Ingress helps us in achieving these. These are the following topics that are going to be covered in […]

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