Last week at the Kasten booth at KubeCon 2021 EU I gave a 30-minute session on “Incorporating data management into your continuous deployment workflows and GitOps model” the TLDR was that with Kasten K10 we can use BackupActions and hooks from your favourite CD tool to make sure that with any configuration change you are also going to take a backup of your configuration before the change but most importantly the data will also be grabbed. This will become more apparent and more useful when you are leveraging ConfgMaps to interact with data that is being consumed and added by an external group of peopleRead More →

Ransomware is a threat we hear about daily it seems and it is hitting every sector, I have actually been saying that everyone should be concerned here, it is just a matter of time before you are attacked and have to face the Ransomware story. This post is all about highlighting how to prevent your cloud workloads from being easily exposed as well as talking briefly about the remediation and how to get back up on your feet. In a previous post, I posted about Pac-Man as a mission-critical application, I have decided that this is a great way to show off the stateful approachRead More →

Not my usual content but over the weekend I took the plunge again and successfully this time in getting Ubuntu dual booting with my Razer Blade Stealth 13″ 4K that I picked up mid pandemic last year (why oh why did I do that during a pandemic and no travel) This post will cover the steps I took to make sure that this would work on the laptop, I expect for many other laptops this process would also work especially if you had Windows pre-installed on the device. You might also want to check the warranty if you are going to do this, I didRead More →