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AWS Lambda Under the Hood

Mike Danilov covers how Lambda is built and how they had to modify the architecture to support 10GiB payloads⁠. AWS Lambda Overview Lambda is a serverless computing system where you can run your code on-demand without managing servers. It supports various programming languages, scales rapidly to match demand, and is used by millions of users…

Generative AI Tools for Infrastructure as Code

Learn how to use generative AI to generate, interpret and debug code and accelerate your workflows. Infrastructure as Code (IaC) aids engineers in managing data, applications, and infrastructure in dynamic IT environments. Through a GitOps-driven approach, it ensures standardization, security, and operational consistency across various environments. Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a game-changer…

Cilium and eBPF, with Bill Mulligan

Guest is Bill Mulligan. Bill is a Community Pollinator at Isovalent working on Cilium and eBPF. We learned how to properly pronounce Isovalent and what it actually means. We also spoke in depth about eBPF, Cilium, network functions in Kubernetes and more. Link to the Podcast https://kubernetespodcast.com/episode/217-cilium-ebpf/

Rubix: Palantir’s Move to Kubernetes

In January 2017, Palantir commenced the Rubix project, aimed at rebuilding the cloud architecture around Kubernetes. With the majority of cloud instances dedicated to computation, the core objective was to establish a secure, scalable, and intelligent scheduling and execution engine for Spark and other distributed compute frameworks. Rubix has now been successfully rolled out to…

Airbnb’s Dynamic Kubernetes Cluster Scaling Journey

Introduction At Airbnb, it’s crucial to adjust cloud spending according to demand. Their traffic varies daily, so they need their cloud resources to scale up and down as needed. To achieve this, they use Kubernetes, a system for managing containers, along with OneTouch, a tool for configuring services. In this post, we’ll discuss how they…

Troubleshooting Kubernetes Secrets and Identifying Reasons for Pod Startup Failure

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a tool called AWS Secrets Manager that makes it easier to securely store and manage sensitive data, such as database credentials and API keys, that are utilized in modern applications. By allowing developers to consolidate storage and automate rotation operations, it simplifies the handling of sensitive data. Many people could…

StrimziCon 2024: Learn & Connect with the Strimzi Community

StrimziCon, the first virtual conference dedicated to Strimzi and Apache Kafka, is coming this May! For developers, DevOps engineers, and solution architects: Details about the event to participate in StrimziCon. Share this with your network and join the Strimzi community! Link to the Article https://www.cncf.io/blog/2024/02/07/welcome-strimzicon-2024/

Improving and Assessing DevEx in Your Organization

Developer experience (DevEx), encompassing the entirety of the environment, tools, practices, and culture encountered by software developers in their daily tasks, significantly impacts your capacity to attract and retain top talent. Elements such as development environments, workflows, tools, processes, and overall work culture are pivotal not just in fostering developer satisfaction but also in enhancing…