Service Mesh All the Things! - Istio, Kubernetes and AWS EKS - Part 1

Microservices, service mesh, service discovery, networking, security all inside containers and Kubernetes? What do all these things have in common? Just because something’s abstracted does not mean it isn’t complex. It just means the complexity is hidden (abstracted) from the user. When troubleshooting these things as operators need to do. It is essential to understand the concepts, just as one would with the basics of networking and security principles. [Read More]

Processing CLI Arguments with Python

Lets do a little coding today, simple solution to take command-line arguments and act on them. We’ll look at two methods, the legacy way of reading sys.argv, and using the argparse module to simplify the reading and processing of such arguments. We all know when a library or module exists, that’s probably the way to go. Don’t reinvent the wheel right? Lets try it anyway. Why you ask? Because I can! [Read More]