Open journal with written text
Java, Micronaut, Ops

ZALANDO LOGBOOK 

Do you need http request and response logging without it polluting your business code? Use Zalando Logbook and add this aspect to your stack! In this post we will add logging for all http requests and play around with the configurations. For more in depth…

Fluent sea waves
Cloud, Docker, Helm, Kubernetes, Ops

FLUENT 

Are you sick of going into a Kubernetes cluster to look at the logs of an application? Do you want a clear overview of the access logs over several pods? Use these tools for a fluent log experience. We are going to use fluent-bit, fluentd,…

Locks on steel wire
Ops

GPG ENCRYPTION 

Do you feel lost when others talk about encryption? In this post we will get you started with GPG encryption and encrypt/decrypt our deepest secrets. We will install the gpg commandline tool to do so. GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) is an implementation of the OpenPGP…

Swings on a playground
Cloud, Micronaut, Ops

HEROKU PLAYGROUND 

Do you want to deploy your applications instantly to a cloud environment? Heroku offers a free account to get you started right away! In this post we set up our Heroku playground and deploy an app. You can read more on all other possibilities of…

Colour sorted inventory
Freelance, Ops

CHROME SESSIONBOX 

Ever found yourself opening incognito browser screens just to test your application with another account? The chrome sessionbox extension lets you create multiple sessions in separate tabs! Installing is easy via the google chrome webstore found here. Creating a new session First navigate to your…

Concert with lights
Freelance, Ops, Scrum

REVEAL.JS 

In this post we look at reveal.js, a presentation framework from code! We discuss the benefits like importing themes and using i-frames inside the presentation. For a complete overview of all the features of reveal take a look at the README.md on github here. Did…

Orange smoke bomb
Cloud, Kubernetes, Ops

PROMETHEUS ALERTING 

In an earlier post we saw how to setup a Prometheus instance in our cluster. Here we create alerts on the Prometheus monitoring for when some action is needed on our pods. No need for constant monitoring with Prometheus alerting. For in depth documentation on…