Category: DevOps

  • 10 Recommendations for making DevOps a success

    According to a recent State of DevOps report, organizations that adopt a DevOps culture have 60 times fewer failures than those not implementing a DevOps approach.  Here Alex Knol, NearForm’s Director of DevOps and David Gonzalez, DevOps Consultant at NearForm share some of their observations on how organisations approach DevOps, what to do and what…

    Leanne Vaughey
    DevOps, Cloud Native, Culture, Security | 16th September 2019
  • Virtual Coffee With NearForm Director of DevOps, Alex Knol

    Alex has lived an interesting life. Born in Holland, he lived a little while in North Carolina. Upon moving back to Europe, he desired a warmer climate, so he and his wife moved to a property a few kilometers outside of a small Spanish town, overlooking the Mediterranean.  Now, Alex lives completely off the grid,...
    Virtual Coffee
  • DevOps is a Mindset & Culture not a magic set of Tools

    In the DevOps world there’s been an explosion of tools being developed with the express goal of facilitating the Agile principles, methods, and practices. Demand for DevOps specialists has soared by 986 percent in the last five years, according to recruitment firm Reed. But plugging the gap with people and tools will not magically bring…

    NearForm
    DevOps, Culture, Kubernetes, Podcast | 26th June 2019
  • How to integrate security into DevOps

    NearForm and Sqreen are delighted to come together to share their insights on DevOps and security integration.  Some topics covered during the discussion: What is the biggest challenge around DevOps and Security? What hinders better security today? How do you detect attacks in production today? How can DevOps help secure other parts of the organization: employees, emails etc.?
    NearForm
    Webinar, Architecture Design, DevOps, Security | 13th November 2018
  • Migrating from CircleCI to Azure DevOps Pipelines

    Migrating from CircleCI to Azure DevOps Pipelines

      Recently when we migrated the CI/CD pipeline for a client’s application to Azure DevOps pipeline we were pleasantly surprised. The Original Setup with CircleCI But before we get into how we re-engineered the pipeline, let me take you through the original setup with CircleCI.  Each project repository has its own build pipeline and generates…

    Alex Knol
  • Putting security into DevOps Practices

    DevOps: 7 Reasons to Automate Security in your Pipelines

    The DevSecOps Evolution: Incorporating Security into DevOps Practices According to IDC estimates, the worldwide DevOps software market achieved a level of $2.9 billion in 2017 and is forecast to reach $6.6 billion in 2022. Driven by the need for faster innovation, a shift towards microservices architectures, and the evolution of automation and collaboration tooling, the…

    David Gonzalez
    Architecture Design, DevOps, Security | 1st October 2018
  • Public Docker Registry in Kubernetes

    How to run a Public Docker Registry in Kubernetes

    Introduction As a member of NearForm’s DevOps team, I spend a lot of my time working with containers in Kubernetes. In the article, I will cover the creation of publicly accessible Docker Registry running in Kubernetes. For the sake of keeping things simple and short, I will use basic authentication for the registry and Kubernetes…

    Petr Kohut
    DevOps, Architecture Design, Kubernetes | 12th September 2018
  • Building Docker images in Golang

    Building Docker images in Go

    For the NearForm Node.js Docker distribution we we wanted to add some flexibility to our build process in order to be quicker to respond to changes in the ecosystem. We are currently using “make” to build the docker images which requires a configure step. Since these images never really get built anywhere else than in…

    Alex Knol
    Cloud Native, Containerisation, DevOps | 10th September 2018
  • Zed Attack Proxy in a CI Pipeline?

    Adding Automated Penetration Testing to Continuous Integration Pipelines Testing, particularly around security, is a core part of the ethos of all nearForm development teams. In many organisations, penetration testing can often happen just before a product first pushes to production, and periodically thereafter. Penetration testing is performed by external teams and is focused on finding…

    Mihovil Rister
    Cloud Native, Containerisation, DevOps | 27th August 2018
  • Micro Frontends – A Microservice Approach To The Modern Web – Ivan Jovanovic

    The web is changing every day and it’s so hard to follow and implement all the new and fancy stuff that is being built. Cool new frameworks, libraries, methodologies and new approaches to solving problems. Usually is not that easy to deprecate some old technology and migrate to the new one. There are not many...
    Ivan Jovanovic
    Video, DevOps, Fullstack, Microservices | 4th August 2018
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