25 web-sources for Operations Engineering

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Information in the world of information! Text data in the world of data! Such subjects – the best friends for us and the best enemies at the same time. I recently surprised I hold so many articles and Linux guides about tools I still don’t use. Data juggling is going to be one of the most important qualities of contemporary human. Even more handy than stubbornness and work speed.

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Why databases are not for containers

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If we attentively look at IT industry at 2017, all of us will see “containers” and “Docker” as the top buzzwords ever. We started to package developed software in Docker containers in every field. We’re using containers everywhere. From small startups to huge microservices platforms. From CI platform to Raspberry Pi ARM-targeted research. From database management systems to….

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Infrastructure from scratch. Part 5. Backup.

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I`d compare backups with meditation on human body. You don’t actually see the benefits, but in long term backups keep you healthy. Because they verify your infrastructure have reserve sources. Meditation helps to overcome the hardest moments of your life throwing out dirty thoughts. The clear backup similarly helps engineer to go through some kind of disasters. Even disasters we couldn’t guess before it was happened.

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Watch AWS resources logs in Kibana

It’s easy to manage Amazon solutions which don’t require any special operations skill. Set load balancer, speed up content delivery with Cloudfront, store enormous amounts of data in S3 in 2 clicks. But what if we wish to get into the bottom about idea how do they all work? Do they work right in our case?

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