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How often do you patch ?

Historically, there have been two schools of thought about patching: Patch as soon as a patch is available to eliminate security risks versus testing the patch extensively before it is applied to production systems ( aka “Never change a running system” ). One of the main reasons why you might feel the need to patch […]

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Deliver: Publish your own Operator with Operator Lifecycle Manager and the OpenShift Operator Catalog (4/4)

In Part 4 of our blog series “You’ve written a Kubernetes-native Application? Here is how OpenShift helps you to run, develop, build and deliver it”, we will explain how to deploy our own operator for our sample app “Local News” to OpenShift. The focus of this article is not so much on the development of […]

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eBPF: More than package filtering… much more.

Let’s face it, eBPF is the hot topic of the day in the Linux and Kubernetes world: at KubeCon EU in Valencia it was hard to find a project not talking about it, and KubeCon US in October will probably be even more intense. And on September 28 and 29 there will be the virtual […]

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Why test automation won’t work without infrastructure automation – Part II

The article shows code examples for two parts, how Ansible supports the ramp-up of a Selenium hub as well as you can test your automated testing infrastructure using Molecule

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Why test automation won’t work without infrastructure automation

The article shows the different benefits of an automated testing approach and why the full benefit can only unleashed by using infrastructure automation.

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Red Hat Summit 2022: Editor’s Picks

Red Hat Summit 2022 is a wrap! It was packed with interesting sessions covering a wide range of topics. Most sessions are available after a quick registration for on-demand viewing until December 2022 here:  https://summit.redhat.com There are 101 on-demand sessions available covering high level topics down to the dirty technical details of using Red Hat’s […]

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Optimizing a systemd service for security

First of all: What is a systemd service ? systemd is an init system in the Linux world, similar but not identical to init or SysVinit init systems (see [8]). There has been much discussion about this, but in the end all major distributions have for some time now switched to systemd. Essentially, systemd moves […]

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Ansible Middleware : Automation of JBoss Web Server (JWS)

In a previous article, we discussed the importance of Ansible from a Middleware perspective and why making Middleware a first-class citizen in the Ansible ecosystem is crucial. In this post, we’ll explore the technical details of utilizing Ansible for automating a Middleware solution.  We’ll focus on one of the most used middleware software: Apache Tomcat. […]

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State of the art end to end automation in three chapters

How to achieve a sound & compelling governance handling change requests, incidents and problem tickets in a DevSecOps scenario – based on authors’ field experience with end to end automation.

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