Month: November 2020

Assigning Node Labels During Kubernetes Cluster Bootstrapping

Given that Kubernetes is a primary focus of my day-to-day work, I spend a fair amount of time in the Kubernetes Slack community, trying to answer questions from users and generally be helpful. Recently, someone asked about assigning node labels...

/ November 30, 2020

Nakivo Backup & Replication: store backups in AWS S3

Nakivo Backup & Replication: store backups in AWS S3 To fulfill the 3-2-1 backup rule, Nakivo Backup and Replication provides the support for cloud object storage in order to save backups in AWS S3. Feature already available from previous version,...

/ November 30, 2020

Getting started with Stratis – up and running

When adding storage to a Linux server, system administrators often use commands like pvcreate, vgcreate, lvcreate, and mkfs to integrate the new storage into the system. Stratis is a command-line tool designed to make managing storage much simpler. It creates, modifies,...

/ November 30, 2020

Accurate Conclusions from Bogus Data: Methodological Issues in “Collaboration in the open-source arena: The WebKit case”

Nearly five years ago, when I was in grad school, I stumbled across the paper Collaboration in the open-source arena: The WebKit case when trying to figure out what I would do for a course project in network theory (i.e. graph...

/ November 29, 2020

A Linux Survey For Beginners

So you have decided to give the Linux operating system a try. You have heard it is a good stable operating system with lots of free software and you are ready to give it a shot. It is downloadable for...

/ November 27, 2020

Getting started with Fedora CoreOS

This has been called the age of DevOps, and operating systems seem to be getting a little bit less attention than tools are. However, this doesn’t mean that there has been no innovation in operating systems. [Edit: The diversity of...

/ November 27, 2020

Pausing Cluster API Reconciliation

Cluster API is a topic I’ve discussed here in a number of posts. If you’re not already familiar with Cluster API (also known as CAPI), I’d encourage you to check out my introductory post on Cluster API first; you can...

/ November 25, 2020

Technology Short Take 134

Welcome to Technology Short Take #134! I’m publishing a bit early this time due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the US. So, for all my US readers, here’s some content to peruse while enjoying some turkey (or whatever you’re having...

/ November 25, 2020