Verfy Docker Images Build By Docker-In-Docker

Using Docker, deployments are more reliable and faster than ever. But how about the docker images build? Containers don’t have any silver bullets. It shifts installation instability from deployment cycle to image build cycle.

I would expect a general solution for the verification of all docker images build. And it should work across different projects. This means less time and effort. Certainly, save money!

Verfy Docker Image Build By Docker-In-Docker


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My Review Of Maintaining an IT Blog

After actively maintaining this DevOps blog for 6 months, I earn $13 per month with Google Adsense. Certainly I can’t expect to make a living from it. Still a very good incentive, helping me to hit my next milestone.

This post is to track my blog statistics and its growth. If you’re maintaining a IT blog or plan to, check it out. And make friends with me.

My Review Of Maintaining a IT Blog


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Get Slack Notifications For New Active Sprint

Following git workflows, there is a branch called activesprint, or develop. It is the release candidate. Most of active branches should base on it.

Team need to be notified, whenever a new activesprint branch has been created. To lower the communication effort, we can automate the detection process and get slack notifications.

Get Slack Notifications When A New Active Sprint Has Been Created


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[Product Review] NeuVector, Build Run-Time Container Security

NeuVector is a startup company in Bay Area, focusing on run-time container security. In our previous post, we find docker-bench-security useful to avoid many common Docker pitfalls.

NeuVector helps to address some Docker security issues, which are not well resolved before. e.g, intelligently detect malicious traffic within servers of our critical envs, visualize network topology with large scale of docker envs, etc.

NeuVector, Build Run-Time Container Security


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Get Slack Notifications For System Upgrade

Has the deployment been initiated? Already finished? And how does it look after the deployment? These are typical questions people will frequently ask. Especially managers and key holders.

Thanks to Slack, team can sync up much easier than before. With more and more DevOps adoptions, we’re likely to have one-button click deployment.
Let’s send out slack notifications for system upgrade. Better sync up, better control.

Get Slack Notifications For System Upgrade


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4 Reasons Why SSH Connection Fails

As DevOps or IT professionals, people may ask us why they can’t ssh to servers. It happens from time to time. Isn’t right? Not much fun. Just routine work.

Want to ease the pain and burden? Let’s examine common ssh failures together. Next time forward this link to your colleagues, if useful. People may be able to identify the root cause all by themselves, or be efficient in collecting all necessary information, before turning to us.

Why SSH Connection Failed


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docker-bench-security: Audit Well-Known Docker Vulnerabilities

docker-bench-security is a script that checks for dozens of common best-practices around deploying Docker containers in production.
We use Docker to save effort, not the other way around. Try docker-bench-security to avoid common pitfalls using Docker. It’s provided by Docker, Inc. Totally free and constantly polished.

Enclosed is all you need to know, in order to understand and use the tool.

docker-bench-security: audit all known container vulnerabilities


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Ultimate Command Line To Share Files Across The Internet

Using a single command, we can easily upload any files from our computers or servers to a web server. Then our friends or colleagues can download them directly from web browsers. Isn’t that cool?

Worry about the security? We can encrypt files before transfer. Also we can claim the maxinum downloads of those files, or expire download link in several days.

Here we go! transfer.sh: easy and fast file sharing from the command-line. Zero Initial Setup and Super Easy to use.

Ultimate Command Line To Share Files Across The Internet


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Get Latest DevOps Trend In 30 Minutes

DevOps involves tons of softwares, technologies and methodologies. You finally get familiar with Nagios, but more and more people are talking about Sensor now. When you start to try OpenStack, Docker seems to be compelling. Sound familiar? It’s really hard to be on top of it!

Here are some practical tips to follow the latest DevOps trend with minimum time.

Recommend DevOps Websites And Blogs


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