Authentication Policy and auto mTLS in Istio 1.5

12 Mar 2020 ~6 minutes Comments

Jacob Mammoliti

Learn how to enforce mTLS in Istio 1.5 at the cluster, namespace, workload, and port level.

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Learn Kubernetes in "Kubernetes"

10 Mar 2020 ~2 minutes Comments

Aurora Li

My journey to Kubernetes and Arctiq

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OpenShift 4 On Your Turf

27 Feb 2020 ~6 minutes Comments

Aaren DeJong

OCP4 is even more "kubernetes-ey" than it was in the v3 days. This blog will highlight all the wonderful enhancements that OpenShift 4 brings to the table - with a focus on the enterprise, discussing the age-old question of 'their cloud, or our gear'.

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RegEx Roundup

25 Feb 2020 ~4 minutes Comments

Shea Stewart

Lasso up all the various regular expression syntaxes and you too can tame them

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Investing in Security through SecDevOps

19 Feb 2020 ~6 minutes Comments

Shea Stewart

With the ease of access to cloud infrastructure resources, we often see a porting of applications from private "perimeter controlled" data centres into cloud infrastructures without the requisite attention paid to the design changes that are needed to support the secure deployment of these workloads.

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Deploying Containers with Ease on GCP

12 Feb 2020 ~12 minutes Comments

Kyle Bassett

Learn how to quickly iterate on your code in containers and deploy containers at scale using Google Cloud Build, knative technology, and Anthos Config Management. This blog provides an overview of these new easy to use tools, their benefits to developers and deployment teams, and a demonstrations using a simple repository where we can run Canary testing and a Blue-Green deployments.

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Constructing a Custom Terraform Provider

12 Feb 2020 ~10 minutes Comments

Christopher Markieta

Learning Golang to extend the functionality of Terraform beyond its existing providers, to fit your needs. This is a walkthrough of my custom Terraform provider that creates/updates file content inside a GitHub repository.

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What Do You Mean I Get Shoes?

11 Feb 2020 ~3 minutes Comments

Nic Saunders

I think that the concept of a life-long profession is one that we as a society have outgrown. We muddle our way through, changing perspectives and values as we go, taking on new opportunities as they arise. Some people may see them as 'false starts', but I prefer to view them as trying on a new self.

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Provision Infrastructure with Google Assistant and GitHub Actions

11 Feb 2020 ~4 minutes Comments

Daniyal Javed

In this technical workflow blog, you will learn how to provision Gooogle Cloud infrastructure with your voice, using GitHub Actions and Google Assistant, along with Google's DialogFlow functionality.

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OpenShift 4 and the Red Hat Service Mesh

11 Feb 2020 ~12 minutes Comments

Paul Fischer

This blog will walk readers through installing Openshift 4 on GCP with an enabled Red Hat Service Mesh. With the cluster installed, the blog provides examples on controling traffic flow to your applications inside the cluster. OCP4 and the Red Hat Service Mesh....Unleash the power!

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OpenShift 4 Authentication via Azure AD

30 Jan 2020 ~6 minutes Comments

Aaren DeJong

how the pieces go together to allow your OpenShift 4 cluster to have authentication provided by Azure AD

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Behold the Fellowship of the Google Cloud

30 Jan 2020 ~1 minutes Comments

Mike Morrison

Arctiq is proud to announce Jenn Viau's Google Cloud Fellowship achievement!

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Deploying a production-grade Consul on GKE using Terraform Helm provider

29 Jan 2020 ~6 minutes Comments

Mohsin Raza

A walkthrough about installing Consul on GKE using Hashicorp Helm chart with Terraform

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Using Vault's Encryption as a Service Secrets Engine: Transit

10 Jan 2020 ~5 minutes Comments

Jacob Mammoliti

Use the Transit Secrets Engine to encrypt data as a service.

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Bootstrapping Palo Alto VMSeries on GCP

10 Jan 2020 ~3 minutes Comments

Marc LeBlanc

Palo Atlo VMSeries devices on GCP can definitely look complicated, but deploying them doesn't have to be.

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Arctiq and Optiva Build True Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with Google Anthos

30 Oct 2019 ~4 minutes Comments

Kayla Matson

Learn how Arctiq helped enable Google Anthos at Optiva, and how Anthos has enabled both Optiva and its clients more options, flexibility and a consistent experience across GCP public cloud and local on-premise deployments—as well as cost savings.

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Arctiq and OpenText Optimize EIM Offering with Google Anthos

30 Oct 2019 ~3 minutes Comments

Kayla Matson

OpenText is an organization based out of Waterloo, Ontario, specializing in EIM Software, which helps companies manage, organize, and extract insight and value from their data. Arctiq had been consulting with the Google Cloud Kubernetes Product Engineering team after being selected as a global design partner to work on a breakthrough product, Anthos, that would allow organizations to utilize a hybrid cloud approach to their business acceleration transformation efforts. By teaming up with Arctiq, OpenText was able to optimize its EIM offering for the Cloud.

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Building an Istio Service Mesh Across Anthos GKE and GKE On-Prem

29 Oct 2019 ~8 minutes Comments

Tim Fairweather

It’s tough to browse much of today’s microservices landscape without stumbling upon or thinking about a service mesh. Istio brings service mesh, service discovery, and visibility to microservices architectures which of course includes Kubernetes. During a recent event I built a demo showcasing an Istio-based service mesh that stretches across two different environments leveraging nothing but Istio Ingress Gateway services in GKE (Google Kubernetes Engine) and GKE On-Prem (Google’s new On-Premise offering).

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//Hello World: an Expedition into the Unknown... Again

25 Oct 2019 ~6 minutes Comments

Dave Ambrad

This is it, here we go.

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Securing the existing Enterprise network between Virtual Machines and Containers with Aporeto

23 Oct 2019 ~12 minutes Comments

Shea Stewart

While organizations refactor their applications and containerize new components, not all components of the application may make it into the container platform. These new components often need to connect to other non-containerized systems (such as databases) and require the same (or higher) security controls and network visibility. This blog identifies how to layer the zero-trust network solution provided by Aporeto on top of existing Enterprise networks and adding additional security layers without replacing existing infrastructure or processes.

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Filtering Content with GitHub Notifications in RocketChat

16 Oct 2019 ~16 minutes Comments

Shea Stewart

Rocket.Chat is a popular Open Source alternative to Slack that teams or Enterprises can operate and run themselves. The integration capability for Rocket.Chat heavily relies on Webhooks and some snazzy scripting. This blog article illustrates how to filter content from GitHub webhooks based on label or file path.

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Fireside Chat with Mark Chmarny - Google

29 Sep 2019 ~1 minutes Comments

Kyle Bassett

Another Fireside chat=in the books with Mark Chmarnyc- Knative Community Leader and Technical Program Manager @ Google. We managed to shoot this one in Google's beautify office in Chelsea New York City. We chatted about many things such as how the Knative Community was assembled and how Google is using the Knative technology to bring the CloudRun service to Google Cloud Customers.

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On to new adventures

23 Sep 2019 ~2 minutes Comments

Marek Anderson

Getting comfortable being uncomfortable is one of the current themes in my life. Be it in personal endeavors or in finding a job with lots of potential for growth.

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Configuring HashiCorp Vault to Generate Dynamic PostgreSQL Credentials

20 Sep 2019 ~5 minutes Comments

Jacob Mammoliti

Configure HashiCorp Vault to generate a set of dynamic PostgreSQL credentials.

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Open-Source Summit 2019 in Review

18 Sep 2019 ~4 minutes Comments

Aaren DeJong

Just last month (August 21-23) was Linux Foundation’s annual North American Open-Source Summit, formerly known as LinuxCon.

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