5 Best Agile / Scrum / Kanban Books to add to your Christmas List

Photo by Andreea Radu on Unsplash

Photo by Andreea Radu on Unsplash

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

During the current pandemic, we are facing changes in our lifestyle. Planning our travels for holidays is hazy, it’s time to plan them differently. 

Traveling by Reading Books 

Let’s travel together through books this year.

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Kubernetes: Finalizers and Custom Controllers

Kubernetes: Finalizers and Custom Controllers
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Kubernetes Finalizers

Authors: Matthew Doherty, Philipp Kuntz, Robert Gogolok

In the latest blog post, we provided an introduction to Kubernetes Finalizers.
In the introduction, we covered the basic mechanics of how finalizers allow controllers to implement asynchronous pre-delete hooks. Simply put they inform the Kubernetes control plane that action needs to take place before Kubernetes garbage collection logic can be performed.

In this article, we take finalizers a step further by performing the resulting actions of a resource deletion with the help of a custom controller.

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Prometheus Pushgateway on Cloud Foundry with Basic Authentication

Prometheus Pushgateway on Cloud Foundry with Basic Authentication

Authentication methods are currently not supported in Prometheus, nor its related components like the Pushgateway.

However, this can be added via reverse proxies. Pushing it as an app to Cloud Foundry with neither the go-buildpack nor the binary-buildpack will give you such functionality. The staticfile-buildpack supports configuring basic authentication.

This article describes how to push the Pushgateway to Cloud Foundry using the staticfile-buildpack with basic authentication.

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