etcd gets ready to graduate

Etcd, a distributed key-value store that helps powers projects such as Kubernetes, is set to join the ranks of the most critical and recognizable projects for open source computing. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the non-profit foundation that serves as the home for many fast-growing open source projects, is Read more…

What is Trapheus?

This article is a guest post from Namita Devadas and Rohit Kumar, Senior Software Engineers at Intuit. Trapheus is an open source Python serverless utility for automated restoration of Relational Database Service (RDS) instances from snapshots into any development, staging, or production environments. It supports snapshot-based restoration for individual RDS Read more…

How DNAnexus used the open source Former2 project to create infrastructure as code templates for their disaster recovery pipeline

This is a guest post by Varderes Barsegyan, a former DevOps engineer at DNAnexus. Founded in 2009, APN Partner DNAnexus is a cloud-based genomics company that has built a cloud platform and global network for scientific collaboration and accelerated discovery. The platform provides compute and storage capabilities, customizable bioinformatics pipelines, Read more…

Infrastructure as Code and Stelligent U

At Stelligent, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is foundational to our mantra of “Automate Everything”. This is reflected in our new engineer training, Stelligent U, which has recently been open-sourced. Throughout the training, we focus on creating and updating resources via CloudFormation. Even with templates provided as reference, the engineer is Read more…