Ádám Sándor

Ádám Sándor

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Enterprise grade CI/CD with GitOps

Jan 8, 2019 by Ádám Sándor

Implementing Continuous Delivery[1] at enterprise scale is a major challenge. As every company has to innovate their software delivery methods, we need to allow individual teams to learn and improve their own delivery pipeline. This is especially true in the Cloud Native world, where many best practices are still emerging. However, giving teams flexibility to experiment needs to be balanced with security and compliance requirements. In this.

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Increasing productivity with Continuous Delivery

Mar 14, 2018 by Ádám Sándor

It is an interesting feature of today’s software development landscape, that while some consider Continuous Delivery a done deal, there are still many teams out there who either don’t see or are struggling to realise the benefits. The idea of releasing small increments of functionality often seems like such a straightforward solution to alleviate the pain from large, risky releases that we gloss over the very hard obstacles in the way.

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Propagating configuration from Terraform to Kubernetes Apps

Feb 13, 2018 by Ádám Sándor

I recently encountered an interesting problem while terraforming Kubernetes clusters on Google Cloud. Our Terraform configurations have some important information which is needed by applications running on the cluster. These are either values for which our Terraform resources are the primary source, or values which are outputs from them.

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Monitoring containers on GKE with Google Stackdriver

Jan 12, 2018 by Ádám Sándor

After acquiring Stackdriver in 2014, Google worked hard to make it the default log aggregation and monitoring solution for Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The feature set of Stackdriver is pretty good for an out of box integrated solution for GCP. It is the equivalent of CloudWatch on AWS - doesn’t have all the bells and whistles but it’s relatively cheap, integrated and gets the job done.

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Kubernetes The Hard Way Explained - Chapter 2

Sep 21, 2017 by Ádám Sándor

Kelsey Hightower’s tutorial is the goto place for wannabe Kubernetes administrators who want to learn the ins and outs of the platform. With the CNCF’s official Kubernetes Certified Administrator programme out recently we can only expect this great resource to gain even more attention.

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