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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Infrastructure from scratch. Part 10. Testing

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This is the last part of my Junior Ops cycle. Who reads it ever?

The proper testing can reduce troubleshooting stuff and speed up development-commit-deploy lifecycle. There are many kinds of software testing, each of them has a specific area. Here I’d like to concentrate on 2 areas: performance testing and load testing. I’m dealing with them choosing Yandex.Tank.

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Infrastructure from scratch. Part 8. Continuous Integration.

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The more we grow up the more routine we have. For example, servers park includes more identical instances. The same thing matters build/release/deploy lifecycle. The more we work, the more business wants. Now typical development team needs to shape the changed software few times of day. It’s a toil.

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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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