Comparing Service Meshes: Istio, Linkerd and Consul Connect

The use of microservice-based architectures has skyrocketed in the past few years, highlighting their ability to make applications more scalable, portable, and resilient than their monolithic predecessors. But the volatile and ephemeral environments that microservices encourage can make networking inherently problematic.

It can be difficult to establish trust between microservices, slowing…

How to Generate and Use Dynamic Secrets for AWS IAM with Vault using Kubernetes & Helm

Your first step to securely store, access, and deploy sensitive application information
In today’s API and Cloud-platform driven world, we operators, developers, and architects are presented with the critical challenge of managing application secrets, encryption, and access to any application and infrastructure in the Cloud. Securing and rotating secrets regularly and properly, both in t…

How to Create Infrastructure as Code with Packer and Terraform on GCP: Your second step towards DevOps automation

Everyone wants to adopt Infrastructure as Code to configure and automate the infrastructure of their application as it embraces DevOps best practices. Figuring out ways to automate your CI/CD pipeline is at the heart of this transition, and is a huge interest of mine.

What we did last time

My last blog post was called ‘How to Deploy Consul in GCP using Terraform: Your first step towards…

Hashicorp User Group Meetup #2

CloudOps was pleased to collaborate with Hashicorp User Group, fondly known as HUG, for its second DevOps Montreal meetup last night. Hosted at espace cloud.ca, the event began with beer, pizza, and mingling, before moving onto more substantive talks.

cloud.ca’s very own Clément Contini began by speaking about leveraging Hashicorp’s Terraform to create Kubernetes clusters on public…

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USA
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USA