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How to clean up disk space occupied by Docker images?

How to clean up disk space occupied by Docker images?

Docker has revolutionised containers even if they weren't the first to walk the path of containerisation. The ease and agility docker provide makes it the preferred engine to explore for any beginner or enterprise looking towards containers. The one problem most of...

Parsing Packages with Porter

Parsing Packages with Porter

Porter works as a containerized tool that helps users to package the elements of any existing application or codebase along with client tools, configuration resources and deployment logic in a single bundle. This bundle can be further moved, exported, shared and distributed with just simple commands.

eBPF – The Next Frontier In Linux (Introduction)

eBPF – The Next Frontier In Linux (Introduction)

The three great giants of the operating system even today are well regarded as Linux, Windows and Mac OS. But when it comes to creating all purpose and open source applications, Linux still takes the reign as a crucial piece of a developer’s toolkit. However, you...

Falco: A Beginner’s Guide

Falco: A Beginner’s Guide

Falco shines through in resolving these issues by detecting and alerting any behaviour that makes Linux system calls. This system of alerting rules is made possible with the use of Sysdig’s filtering expressions to detect potentially suspicious activity. Users can also specify alerts for specific calls, arguments related to the calls and through the properties of the calling process.

Why DevOps Engineers Love Fluentd?

Why DevOps Engineers Love Fluentd?

Fluentd’s main operational forte lies in the exchange of communication and platforming for creating pipelines where log data can be easily transferred from log generators (such as a host or application) to their preferred destinations (data sinks such as Elasticsearch).

Operating On OpenTracing: A Beginner’s Guide

Operating On OpenTracing: A Beginner’s Guide

OpenTracing is a largely ignored variant of the more popular distributed tracing technique, commonly used in microservice architectures. Users may be familiar with the culture of using distributed tracing for profiling and monitoring applications. For the newcomers,...

Rook: Cloud-Native Storage Orchestration

Rook: Cloud-Native Storage Orchestration

Rook from CNCF (home of Kubernetes) turns storage software into self-managing, self-scaling, and self-healing storage services. It does this by automating many of the important processes of storage including deployment, bootstrapping, configuration, provisioning, scaling, upgrading, migration, disaster recovery, monitoring, and resource management.

Strimzi : Master Apache Kafka on Kubernetes

Strimzi : Master Apache Kafka on Kubernetes

Strimzi became a standard for applications including Kafka brokers, Apache ZooKeeper, MirrorMaker and Kafka Connect. The end result was a better way to manage and control the Kafka platform and its native APIs, an issue that was commonly acknowledged by the community.

Prometheus: As Simple As Possible

Prometheus: As Simple As Possible

Distributed systems help an organisation absorb countless benefits but at the cost of complexity. With the rise of the adoption of container orchestrators like Kubernetes, a need for monitoring and alerting systems came. One such system is Prometheus which is famous...

Bootstrap K3S Data: For Beginners

Bootstrap K3S Data: For Beginners

For Kubernetes users, handling data management tasks and other analysis needs can become difficult with the inclusion of edge based devices. Internet of Things (IoT) as a whole is designed to complement online services for devices commonly used by people such as air...

Getting gRPC Right: An Introduction and Review

Getting gRPC Right: An Introduction and Review

The question of APIs and their best implementation through online websites will always remain a tough nut to crack as the web undergoes scaled changes each year. It’s hard to think that the web was once draped by HTML and PHP alone until CSS and Javascript made...

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