Starting with Terraform is easy, using it safely and effectively is hard. From working in the trenches, these are my tips to make life easier and avoid disaster. OK a little dramatic, but you get the point. 😂
Roll up, new *Ops term of the year - SecOps. Cynicism aside this is something that is both a passion of mine and a concept I believe will become increasingly more important....
Let's address the elephant in the room - Google Cloud Platform is well and truly the underdog, with a comparative tiny share in comparison on AWS and Azure. However, dig a little deeper and there is some compelling reasons why GCP might be a wise decision.
Monitoring? Backups? Maintainability? Crazy talk!?! Only thinking of these things after you have gone live? You've probably already shot yourself in the proverbial foot.
Traefik is the up-and-coming 'Edge Router / Proxy' for all things cloud. Full disclosure, I like it. Learn how to deploy Traefik on Docker Swarm.
Love it or hate it WordPress is still around to stay. This article will get you up and running with a High Availability (HA) deployment of WordPress.
The Phoenix Project. A novel about DevOps and business change.