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What is the Jamstack and What Can It Do for You?

The Jamstack is more of an architecture or methodology for building web applications than a prescriptive stack of technologies. Jamstack was formed in response to dynamic web page development that many felt had become cumbersome, slow and insecure. The Jamstack architecture offers a number of benefits including page speed, security and cost.

Ingesting Data

By Vlad Riscutia

This is an excerpt from chapter 2 of my book — Data Engineering on Azure — which deals with storage. In this article we’ll look at a few aspects of data ingestion: frequency and load type, and how we can handle corrupted data. We’ll use Azure Data Explorer as the storage solution, but keep in mind that the same concepts apply regardless of the data fabric used. Code samples are omitted from this article, but are available in the book. Let’s start by looking at the frequency with which we ingest data.

Changing Data Classification through Processing

This is an excerpt from a draft of chapter 10 of my book, Azure Data Engineering, which deals with compliance. In this article we’ll look at a few techniques to transform sensitive user data into less sensitive data. In the book, this includes code samples for implementation on Azure Data Explorer, which are omitted from this article. Let’s start with a couple of definitions.

How to Run Docker Containers More Securely

Co-author of Docker in Action, Second Edition. and the designer of scalable software systems Stephen Kuenzli explains what are Docker containers and showcases how to run them securely.

How Does OAuth 2 Work?

From Spring Security in Action by Laurentiu Spilca In this article, we discuss the components which act in an OAuth 2 authentication implementation. You need to know these components and the role they play in order to properly implement them…. Continue Reading →

Learning from Incidents

From Operations Anti-Patterns, DevOps Solutions by Jeffery D. Smith

Cloud native development with Spring and Kubernetes

From Cloud Native Spring in Action by Thomas Vitale

Getting Up to Speed with Kubernetes — fast!

From Kubernetes Quickly by William Denniss

Fear of Deployments

From Operations Anti-Patterns, DevOps Solutions by Jeffery Smith

This article covers

Longer release cycles and their impact to the team’s deployment confidence
Automation techniques for deployments
The value of code deployment artifacts
Feature flags for releasing incomplete code

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