How to write quality code in Ansible?
More play, less book. Ask about DevOps way of automation, Ansible will pop up, sure thing. It has its bright sides, and ones that aren't as bright, but that's not what we're touching today - In this article, I will try to explain the principles of Ansible role building, that you can easily introduce in practice, to build elegant, elastic, easy to use and troubleshoot code. A real joy to maintain. I do also want this article to be understandable and simple - so that you won't need 10 years of experience, nor a Senior job title, to reap the benefits and become better at coding. When I started…Continue reading
How to secure container image?
How to build a secure Docker image? The biggest goal of this article is to be a comprehensive guide on building and delivering secure and safe container images. Keeping that in mind, we'll try to focus on build-time, therefore we won't cover registry, orchestrator and runtime protection here. Those are so broad, that they deserve completely separate write-ups of their own. Compliance, standards and order are the key, to organized and relatively secure environment. Every organization's environment, its threats and malicious actors are different. Our intention is to present the mindset for…Continue reading