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If you are working on Kubernetes for some time you may have faced a scenario where you have to give some users limited access to your Kubernetes cluster. For example you may want a user, say Alice from development, to have access only to some resources that are in the development namespace and nothing else. …

As a sysadmin, every day I am faced with problems I need to solve quickly because there are users and managers who expect things to run smoothly. In a large environment like the one I manage, it’s nearly impossible to know all of the systems and products from end to end, so I have to use …

A fresh and newly provisioned server is a clean slate for a lot of ideas and projects. Here are the various things you can do on a new Ubuntu server to ensure smooth project setup. Update and upgrade Install the latest security patches and upgrades to the existing applications. $ sudo apt-get update  $ sudo …

You may think you’re new to Linux, but you’re really not. There are 3.74 billion global internet users, and all of them use Linux in some way since Linux servers power 90% of the internet. Most modern routers run Linux or Unix, and the TOP500 supercomputers also rely on Linux. If you own an Android smartphone, your operating system …

SaltStack®, the creators of intelligent automation software for security operations teams, today announced SaltStack SecOps was recognized as the 2020 SC Awards Trust Award winner in the Best Risk / Policy Management Solution  category at RSA Conference 2020. SaltStack SecOps products, SaltStack Comply and SaltStack Protect, are the first enterprise security operations solutions to deliver automated and orchestrated continuous …

GitLab, the DevOps platform delivered as a single application, announced it has received a 451 Firestarter award from leading technology research and advisory firm 451 Research, recognizing the company’s innovative contribution within the technology industry. 451 Research’s Firestarter program recognizes exceptional innovation within the information technology industry. Introduced in 2018, and awarded quarterly, the program …

Chef announced that the Chef Habitat automation framework for building and deploying applications can now be used in on-premises IT environments. Mike Krasnow, a senior product manager for Chef, said version 1.5 of Habitat makes it possible to now store applications packages and their dependencies locally in addition to the cloud. In addition, pre-built application packages and …

Linux containers, in short, contain applications in a way that keep them isolated from the host system that they run on. Containers allow a developer to package up an application with all of the parts it needs, such as libraries and other dependencies, and ship it all out as one package. And they are designed to …

Overview Azure Resource Manager or ARM templates is one of the ways for deploying or creating resources in Azure. It is an Infrastructure as a code solution that uses the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) to define the target deployment of resources. It is similar to Google Cloud Platform’s Deployment Manager which uses YAML and Amazon …

Ansible is best known for IT automation, but it can streamline operations across the entire organization. From application deployment to provisioning, Ansible is a powerful open source tool for automating routine IT tasks. It can help an organization’s IT run smoothly, with core IT processes networked and maintained. Ansible is an advanced IT orchestration solution, and it …