Why we love Kubernetes
Container based micro-service deployment has been a logical evolution of better managing large software systems and getting the most out of your server resources.
Why we love Salt Stack
With many diverse server systems to deploy, configure, and maintain for our clients, it is important to have a Managed Configuration and Orchestration platform.
Why we love Elasticsearch
Knowing what went wrong in the event of a failure is incredibly important. Elasticsearch provides storage for log level events across systems, creating a reliable and redundant way to store, search, and query critical system events.
If you are just getting into DevOps, here is some reading and light homework to get you started:
Read the Phoenix Project book by Gene Kim etc.
Why we love Gitlab
As a team we have many years of experience using a plethora of different solutions for storing code. Everything from paid solutions like Jira and Bitbucket, all the way to hand-written custom solutions to store assembler code.
Training for Baby Crafty Penguins
Here is the training that we like our fledgling baby Crafty Penguins go through. This gives solid exposure to Linux, Networking, and Development concepts required to fill a DevOps or SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) role.
Props to DevOps Panel Meetup
Wim had the pleasure of moderating the “Props to DevOps!” panel meetup on March 21st, 2017, presented by BC Tech Jobs in partnership with the BC Tech Association.