You’re Offline

A truly responsive website should adapt to all kinds of situations. Besides different viewport sizes, there are other factors to consider. A change in connectivity is one of them.

Source: You’re Offline

Ed:  Interesting and informative stuff.

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Practical VPC Design – AWS Startup Collection – Medium

301 level guidance from an AWS Solutions Architect

Source: Practical VPC Design – AWS Startup Collection – Medium

 

Ed: “the oldies are the goodies” as they say.   This is a great intro into network design on AWS, or even any other IaaS platform.

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Ansible 2.4 Core road map – release Sept2017

Core Engine Freeze and Module Freeze: 15 August 2017

Core and Curated Module Freeze: 15 August 2017

Community Module Freeze: 29 August 2017

Target: Mid-September 2017

Source: ansible/ROADMAP_2_4.rst at devel · ansible/ansible

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Building a Plan Around the Cloud’s Limitations – DZone Cloud

A data management plan is crucial when working with the cloud. These guidelines cover cloud security and compliance, performance, accessibility, and efficiency.

Source: Building a Plan Around the Cloud’s Limitations – DZone Cloud

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How to Access the Amazon Echo Show’s Hidden Web Browser

Amazon’s Alexa-powered obelisk is built for a lot of things, but accessing webpages isn’t one of them. “Alexa, take me to Google.com” is met with a puzzled “I can’t find that skill” from Jeff Bezos’s newest user data sponge. But with a bizarre workaround, there is a way to access a very, very limited browser on the Echo Show, and it might help more skilled hackers sideload new apps onto the device.

Source: How to Access the Amazon Echo Show’s Hidden Web Browser

 

Ed: I love this sort of stuff.  Hacking in it’s truest sense. 🙂

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Docker Swarm Logging With ELK and the Logz.io Log Collector – DZone Performance

Read on to learn how to monitor the performance of your Docker containers using the ELK Stack, Docker Swarm, and the open-source tool, Logz.io Log Collector.

Source: Docker Swarm Logging With ELK and the Logz.io Log Collector – DZone Performance

Ed: Interesting.  I have used elastic beats past.

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How Microsoft Deployed Kubernetes to Speed Testing of SQL Server 2017 on Linux

When the Microsoft SQL Server team started working on supporting Linux for SQL Server 2017, their entire test infrastructure was, naturally enough, on Windows Server (using virtual machines deployed on Azure). Instead of simply replicating that environment for Linux, they used Azure Container Service to produce a fully automated test system that packs seven times…

Source: How Microsoft Deployed Kubernetes to Speed Testing of SQL Server 2017 on Linux

 

Ed: Great to see this done by Microsoft

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Google and Citrix collaborating to deliver cloud-based desktop apps

Google announced a collaboration with Citrix to help deliver desktop applications running in a cloud-hosted environment.

Source: How we’re collaborating with Citrix to deliver cloud-based desktop apps

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Condensing Your Infrastructure with System Containers

When most people hear the word containers, they probably think of Docker containers, which are application containers. But, there are other kinds of containers, for example, system containers like LXC/LXD.

Source: Condensing Your Infrastructure with System Containers

Ed: Interesting stuff that isn’t mentioned a lot at all.

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A Comparison of Docker GUIs – DZone DevOps

This review of interesting and useful GUIs for Docker includes features and examples of each one’s uses. Learn about Kitematic, Portainer, Rancher, and more.

Source: A Comparison of Docker GUIs – DZone DevOps

 

Ed: Rancher is my favourite.

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