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46. #EveryoneCanContribute cafe: Learned this year: Raycast and Opstrace acquired by GitLab

Community members shared insights and learnings this year. Michael Aigner went above and beyond to show use how to develop a new extension for Raycast, a productivity app. At the end, Seb and Mat from Opstrace made a surprise join and shared the exciting news that Opstrace is acquired by GitLab today. 🎉 Insights We’ve learned about Raycast Starting extension develop Implement an extension to search the RSS feed for a website News The next meetup is about Observability, quo vadis in January 2022. Read More…

Date published: December 14, 2021

45. #EveryoneCanContribute cafe: Load Performance Testing with k6

Nicole van der Hoeven and Floor Drees from k6 provided a demo deep-dive, going straight into Pikachu load testing. From extending and integrating k6, we heard more feature announcements hot off the press after Grafana’s ObservabilityCon. Insights We’ve learned about k6 and its extensions ecosystem: Add Chaos to your Kubernetes cluster k6 cloud as a datasource for Grafana Prometheus remote writes into Grafana Cloud or any other Prometheus instance with k6 extensions Web browser testing k6 Kubernetes Operator k6 Office Hours: How GitLab uses k6 with Grant Young Ideas Read More…

Date published: November 23, 2021

44. #EveryoneCanContribute cafe: SLO Management with Prometheus: Pyrra, Nobl9, OpenSLO

Nadine Vehling and Matthias Loibl provided an introduction to Pyrra for SLO management, followed by the Nobl9 folks diving into Prometheus SLO integrations into their SLO platform. We’ve then continued discussing OpenSLO and how to learn and contribute. Recording Enjoy the session! 🦊 Insights Pyrra Website Demo Docker-compose demo Nobl9 Website OpenSLO Beginner with SLO? Learning resources 💡 SLOConf YouTube playlist Implementing Service Level Objectives book Sloth SLOs with Quality Gates in CI/CD with Keptn Twitter thread

Date published: September 8, 2021

43. #EveryoneCanContribute cafe: More Package Dependency Hunting with GitLab

Michael Friedrich starts with an introduction to Package Hunter. Niclas Mietz dives into the cloud provisioned Package Hunter instance, and how to test malicious dependencies. Dennis Appelt chimes in to help. Recording Enjoy the session! 🦊 Highlights The cafe starts with quick introduction and recap of last week’s session with Falco and how Package Hunter uses it under the hood. The slidedeck provides more insights into the workflows. Read More…

Date published: August 18, 2021

42. #EveryoneCanContribute cafe: Falco and GitLab Package Hunter

POP dives into Falco, the rules engine and a live deployment into a Kubernetes cluster. Michael Friedrich takes over with Package Hunter, using the Falco rules to monitor unexpected syscalls from package dependency installs. Recording Enjoy the session! 🦊 Highlights POP started with the basics, showing the power of the ruleset of Falco to monitor many different events. He also shared how to customize Falco with Falcosidekicks: A simple daemon for connecting Falco to your ecossytem. Read More…

Date published: August 11, 2021

41. #EveryoneCanContribute cafe: Kubernetes Cluster Image Scanning with Trivy & Starboard

Niclas Mietz walks us Aqua Security Starboard, installed into a Civo Cloud k3s cluster. Philip Welz takes over with Trivy in Estafette. Reminder: GitLab Commit Virtual day 2 is today. Register now! Recording Enjoy the session! 🦊 Highlights First, the Starboard Operator will be installed and collecting the cluster image reports in our Civo k2s cluster. You can specifiy the namespaces for the Starboard Operator in the configuration. If left empty, all namespaces are scanned - we defined the default namespace. Read More…

Date published: August 4, 2021